Hayden Poe can’t really remember what was racing through his mind as he chased after Luke Boyers. The Tivy defensive end just knew he had to find some way to bring Boerne Champion’s quarterback to the ground.

The 107th Annual Notre Dame Festival will take place in Kerrville this weekend, featuring rides, a raffle, music, barbecue, games and gorditas — and the public is invited to come out and enjoy all of it, said Pete Calderon, co-chairman of the event.

Life & Arts

Texas is a large, diverse state, and plants that work for one region may not always be the best choice in a different region. The Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) created the N.I.C.E. Native Plant Partners program (formerly called Operation NICE!) to help nurseries offer natives that ar…

Regular readers will be familiar with the fact that while the vast majority of my columns deal with nature in the Hill Country, I do sometimes write about topics having a wider scope. Last week, I wrote about being a good citizen of the Earth. It got me to thinking about a National Geographi…