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Commissioners select firm for work at county airport

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Gillespie County Commissioners met Monday to approve a selection of the Gillespie County Airport Advisory Board’s engineering firm to complete Phase II of its Capital Improvement Project.

JOURNEY TO THE CROSS

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Joel Jenschke represented Jesus Christ hanging on the cross as part of Good Friday. Holy Ghost Lutheran Church normally presents a Good Friday drive-thru depicting Jesus’ journey to the cross, but due to COVID-19, the event was canceled. The church decided to show the final scene as a way for the community to drive by and reflect. — Standard-Radio Post/McKenzie Moellering

Biedermann, caucus ask Abbott to open economy

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The nine-member Freedom Caucus in the Texas Legislature, which includes Dist. 73 Rep. Kyle Biedermann of Fredericksburg, wrote a letter on Tuesday asking Gov. Greg Abbott to re-open parts of the Texas economy as the COVID-19 virus affects health and employment.

Distillery launches fundraising campaign

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Garrison Brothers Distillery has launched a new campaign, Operation Crush COVID-19, a fundraising campaign to help American communities recover and rebuild.

Rea

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Ann Marie Lusty Rea, 75, of Fredericksburg and formerly of Houston, died Monday, April 13, 2020.

Doctor reflects on care, prep

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I continue to be humbled to watch the outpouring of support for our medical community. From sewing masks to donating food and supplies, to a show of support in the hospital parking lot on March 26-27, I see a community pulling together in a time of great uncertainty.