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What began in 1933 with 19 Tivy High School students from C.E. Freeman Future Farmers of America class has become the 5th largest stock show in Texas and the largest stock show in Texas that is totally managed and operated by volunteers.  The 76th Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show …

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In yesterday’s The Kerrville Daily Times, the editorial board attempted to fact check a number of claims made at the Tuesday evening City Council meeting regarding the proposed Vintage Heights subdivision south of River Hill. Unfortunately, a number of misrepresentations made by the develope…

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In every public meeting, there are bound to be some exaggerations and hyperbole, but there was an absolute whopper unleashed during the public comments about the proposed Vintage Heights development on Tuesday night. There were others who argued there’s no need for the development. Some of i…

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In every public meeting, there are bound to be some exaggerations and hyperbole, but there was an absolute whopper unleashed during the public comments about the proposed development and some arguing there’s no need for the development. Some of it was akin to reading comments on our website,…

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We realize that 75% of Kerr County's voters are registered Republicans but we wanted to do a poll asking if you had to vote for a Democrat which candidate would you pick?

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My name is Tom Terrell. I am a lawyer. My wife, Elaine, and I have lived here for over 40 years. We live right across Medina Heighway from Riverhill. We do not live in Riverhill.First, about traffic. If I understand the facts correctly, this new housing project will contain 500 units and be …

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In 2013, TV Guide ranked it number 34 on the list of the top 60 TV shows of all time.

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Getting the number down to zero may be an impossible task, but the work that the Upper Guadalupe River Authority is doing to get there is important. 

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Kerrville has many great advantages and is well positioned for future growth and development. Despite these advantages, we have a significant shortcoming. We have a shallow labor pool and extremely limited housing options for those wishing to have a career in our community.

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If there’s one thing that riles up folks from Kerrville it’s the threat of another fried chicken establishment, and when we asked on Facebook if the city needed a KFC there were 835 people who cast their vote either yes to chicken, or no to chicken.

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President Donald Trump’s speech on Iran will not go down in memory as eloquent or inspiring — but it gave the world what it needed most: an opportunity for de-escalation. The U.S. president was unquestionably speaking to many audiences, and most should be more pleased than upset by what they heard.

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What a strange last couple of weeks we’ve had. Work for two days, then relax, work for two more days, then relax, then all over again the next week. I don’t know about you, but I am ready to get back in to a rhythm. 

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For weeks, the sole advocate of Mooney Aircraft has been a human resources specialist named Devan Burns, who has valiantly defended the company. In the wake of actual leadership from the company, Burns has been the voice of the employees and the company as it’s floundered here in recent months. 

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On Dec. 2, 2019, The Kerrville Daily Times published an article that spoke to the need to enhance mental health services within Kerr County. The story also provided a brief description of some of our services under the heading “What is MHDD?”

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As I sat in Fred’s office listening to him speak, I could hear everything.

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If there’s one takeaway from the 2019 fourth-quarter fundraising reports from the myriad candidates running for president it’s that it’s going to be expensive. 

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Happy New Year! Welcome to 2020. We had so much to be thankful for in 2019, and I’m excited to see what this new year has in store for us. 

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➤ We asked members of our staff to predict some headlines we could see, even if they were a bit silly, and here’s what we came up with: 

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As we head into 2020, there is plenty to look forward to when it comes to new projects and development. One that intrigues us is Schreiner University’s proposed Trailhead project that will bring together several groups in creating a beer garden and food truck plaza. 

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Light pollution is a real problem in KerrvilleLiving on the outskirts of Kerrville proper you learn to appreciate our landscape versus the big cities to our east. Light pollution isa by-product of mankind. I have a mercury vapor light on my garage. I tucked it under the eave to diminish some…

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As we wind down the year there has been a lot of good to come around Kerrville, including a flurry of activity that should help foster continued economic development heading into 2020. 

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When voters approved the expansion of the Kerr County jail, they were looking toward the future, and Sheriff W.R. “Rusty” Hierholzer is being a good steward of that vision by working to minimize the cost of maintaining the jail. 

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Why would The Kerrville Daily Times publish an article so insulting, so self serving and so left wing biased by someone from Chicago, or Los Angeles prior, in our hometown newspaper. Did some millennial from Austin even proofread the article before deciding to insult more than half of this county?

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We applaud and commend the Kerrville Daily Times for publishing Opinions that provide both sides of the political spectrum.  We feel that the KDT has admirably provided fair and balanced coverage of political opinions.  No matter what side of the fence a person is on, everyone should listen …

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For fun, I thought I would recall a few Christmas memories from my time in the Foreign Service. One Christmas vacation in Bolivia, a friend in our AID mission invited me along on a train trip from Bolivia to Brazil, planned by a fellow whose chief interest was old locomotives still in use in…

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In the last few days, we’ve seen several examples of people doing their best as evidenced by stories or photos on The Kerrville Daily Times. These are people have overcome addiction, traveled the world, volunteered, enjoyed a community event, opened a business or earned a bachelor’s degree o…

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First, a disclaimer. I am not trained in geology, hydrology or any related field. I am certainly not an “expert” in these fields, so what I say below is likely to be an oversimplification. 

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’Tis the season for holiday programs and pageants. Every parent, grandparent and squirmy sibling will spend at least one evening packed into a school auditorium or stuffed into an undersized classroom chair watching a parade of plays and eating potluck.

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People who regularly read my columns know how frustrated I get with our government — now working during the holiday season to tear things apart by impeaching our president.

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Who has seen the annual Subaru “Share the Love” commercials? The commercials have provided a great view into the reason they support a few specific nonprofit organizations annually. This year, once again, Meals on Wheels America is one of those organizations.

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There’s good news for the Kerrville City Council but we’re sensing big political vulnerability coming up in 2020 as the Council is inevitably faced with a workforce housing decision that could be problematic.