During last weekend’s dedication ceremony for the recently opened Hal Peterson Middle School, Superintendent Mark Foust reminded me about a question he’d asked some weeks earlier: How did the school come to be named for Hal Peterson?
Among the Kerr County history items given to me recently by Sandy and Jon Wolfmueller, as they were closing up their wonderful bookstore, was a scrapbook kept by Alma Evelyn Fisk. It’s a poignant collection of items from her early life here in Kerrville.
A few weeks ago, a friend sent over a link to a website that shows the pages of a pamphlet I’d never seen before. It is the scan of a 32-page booklet advertising the Mountain Park Sanatorium, which once stood on the grounds of the present-day Kerrville State Hospital.
A few weeks ago, my friends Sandy and Jon Wolfmueller gave me some items from their files as they closed up their wonderful bookstore on Earl Garrett Street.
My longtime friend Jan Wilkinson shared news about an event today that explores a seldom-noticed part of our area’s history.