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This past week I enjoyed reading stories from Texas and the Southwest, stories about vaqueros, coyotes, lost mines, wolves and ranchers. Ben Lilly, Charles Goodnight and others told their stories, not as characters from a history book, but as themselves. I heard singing and rested by a campf…

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In the predawn darkness and fall chill on Wednesday, J.C. Penney operations supervisor Keith Felps heard an unusual sound as he prepared to open up the store.

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The woman at the front desk was adamant — we were liars. We had defamed a man of quality. She said it several times that everything we printed was a lie. 

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After years of accepting receipts from a wide range of items and expenses, the Kerr County Commissioners moved Tuesday to set up a more equitable way of funding the county’s volunteer fire departments.During a meeting of the Commissioners Court on Tuesday, commissioners tackled ideas ranging…

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Toni Manchester, broker and owner of Century 21 The Hills Realty in Kerrville and Fredericksburg, has completed an elite training program to market luxury homes in the area. 

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Veteran banking executive Mike Huff has joined Kerrville’s Broadway Bank as senior vice president and commercial loan officer.

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When it comes to tourism, the Hill Country Arts Foundation continues to be a key driver for the city of Ingram.

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Sunday’s power outage that affected thousands of Kerrville-area residents appears to have been caused by birds perching on power lines near the police department, according to the electric utility.

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Veterans of the U.S. armed services have been invited to accept the community’s gratitude in the form of a free breakfast scheduled for early next month.

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Tax notices are in the mail, and Kerr County property owners should be receiving them in the next few days, if they haven’t already, according to Kerr County Tax Assessor-Collector Bob Reeves.

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A young girl sits on one of Anat Ronen’s chalk creations. Ronen, of Houston, will create a large three-dimensional street painting at this year’s Kerrville Chalk Festival, which gets underway today at Peterson Plaza in downtown Kerrville. The free event will feature an estimated 95 artists, …

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Kerr County will host a National Weather Service Skywarn/Floodaware Training event from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 Texas 27 East in Kerrville.

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The Nov. 5 election ballot includes 10 amendments to the state constitution. Since the language used on ballots can be difficult to decipher, here’s a breakdown of the 10 amendments voters will make a decision on come Election Day:

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The city of Kerrville has been reviewing the city charter, and city residents soon will have a chance to vote on some changes to the document.

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It's one of the biggest games of the year, and — despite chilly temperatures — a near-capacity crowd filled Antler Stadium on Friday night to watch the 2019 Homecoming game and halftime festivities. The Antlers defeated Uvalde 49-0.

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It was a night he'll never forget. As a Red Cross volunteer, Jacques DuBose, had traveled to Boerne about a year and a half ago — on his birthday, incidentally — to render financial assistance to a family that had been displaced by a severe mobile home fire. The home was fully engulfed in fl…

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Record heat is possible across most of the region today, but the hot spell won’t last long. A cold front is expected to move in early Friday, with temperatures plummeting nearly 30 degrees.

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The crowd met the Kerrville City Council’s unanimous vote with applause — as of Tuesday, the Doyle area neighborhood has a plan for development.

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Starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, artists and onlookers will be at Peterson Plaza in downtown Kerrville for the yearly Kerrville Chalk Festival, which is free and open to the public. Individuals, nonprofit organizations and businesses have sponsored artists to create impressive drawings of many …

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A 40-year-old Comfort man was in the Kerr County jail Tuesday on suspicion of arson.

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Representatives from Forging Futures Classic Charity Golf Tournament recently awarded $140,000 to the Hill Country University Center Foundation and Texas Tech University-Fredericksburg at a ceremony in the H-E-B Room at the Hill Country University Center. The funds will be used for student s…

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Set for this weekend, the 2019 chalk festival will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday on Peterson Plaza in downtown Kerrville.

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A felon on parole and a woman with three pending shoplifting charges were in the county jail Tuesday on suspicion of dealing methamphetamine.

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A garage building in the 400 block of Spicer Loop was left a total loss after a fire on Sept. 29.

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The Hal and Charlie Peterson Foundation recently donated a sizable grant to Our Lady of the Hills Regional Catholic High School to upgrade the school’s computer lab and keep pace with the ever-advancing world of technology.