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Before Fredericksburg City Council took a vote regarding a pot

The City of Fredericksburg is seeking community input about the possible “Freder-icksburg Relief Route” with a public open house meeting, according to a news release.

Gillespie County Information Systems Administrator John Keller


Battlin’ Billies football tickets go on sale starting next week.

Free golf clinics are set for area courses this summer.

A new season of live pari-mutuel horse racing opened at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds on Saturday and Sunday.


Jerry J.

Jimmy Lee (Jim) Britton, 65, of Mansfield, died Sunday, May 12

Elizabeth (Betty) Fletcher, 87, nee Borchers, of Fredericksbur

Gillespie Life

Three Fredericksburg residents and University of Texas Alumni Band members were honored to be a part of this year’s 75th anniversary of D-Day events in Normandy, France.

Patriotism rules the day during annual parade. To view or purchase more photos, visit Smug Mug

Following the ceremonies at the American Cemetery at Omaha Beach, roses were placed at the gravesite of PFC Elgin E. Becker, the only known serviceman from Gillespie County to be buried in France.

A look at local businesses in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.

Come July 31, Fredericksburg’s only locksmith will close his doors.

Local specialty food business, Fischer & Wieser, recently celebrated 50 years of business in Fredericksburg.

Columns, editorials and more of interest to our readers.

As any parent knows, helping get kids through “the awkward years” can be a daunting task.

The Texas Legislature did some good things in its 86th session, but what they did to plumbing licenses really stinks.


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