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When Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez agree on something maybe it is time to declare victory. Or the Apocalypse.
Our capacity for storytelling is one of our most powerful and important abilities as human beings — and our capacity for hearing the stories of others helps us grow in empathy and humanity.
…to the staff of Lowe’s Home Improvement in Kerrville, for commemorating Memorial Day in a powerful and touching way: they placed a wreath and a sign in a parking spot that they had blocked off with plants. The sign read, “For Memorial Day, Lowe’s is reserving a parking space in Honor of ou…
Lest we forget: Memorial Day is not about a long weekend, a vacation from work, backyard barbecues or trips to the beach. This federal holiday — the last Monday of May each year — is a somber day, meant to honor and remember all those who have died while serving in the United States armed forces.
Graduates of the Class of 2019: After four long years, the moment you’ve been waiting for has arrived, and we here at The Kerrville Daily Times congratulate you for all the milestones and memories that have brought you to this moment.
It’s become glancingly rare that you see a birthdate in public records — a loophole in the Texas Public Information Act that can pose problems for both the media and for the average individual.
… to the individuals and nonprofits who made possible Saturday’s 3-mile Shatter the Stigma run/walk event that served to promote the idea that people with mental health problems should not be stigmatized, but treated with compassion. The event, which also raised money for Kerrville State Hos…
A community newspaper is not a monolith, standing immutable outside of time and space, but a living, breathing entity that depends upon the community it serves to hold it accountable and help it thrive.
… to Peterson Regional Medical Center for earning awards in patient safety and patient experience. It was the third consecutive year for PRMC to win the Healthgrades patient experience award, putting the hospital in the top 10 percent of hospitals across the nation. The Leapfrog Hospital Saf…
We don’t often extend sufficient gratitude to the men and women in blue in our communities, those who wear the “uniforms that guard us while we sleep” — to borrow a phrase from novelist Rudyard Kipling.
The idea — radical in 1776 — that the people of a nation ought, by right, to choose their own form of government and who should represent them in that body, has often been dubbed the “American Experiment.”
There are a number of standards that can be used to judge the quality of life in a community: The quality of the local schools, the area’s tax burden, crime statistics and more.
During the past two weeks, The Kerrville Daily Times has received a large volume of calls, emails and letters to the editor regarding the recent round of property tax appraisals.
If you’re a registered voter in Kerrville, you have one more opportunity to cast an early vote ahead of the upcoming May 4 city council election. Today is the last day of the early voting period — and chances are you haven’t yet gone to the polls to make your voice heard.
This past Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. Since then, America’s schools have seen 11 mass shootings, including one in Texas — the Sante Fe High School shooting in May 2018.
If there’s one thing that defines the people of Kerr County, it’s giving. Charity is clearly a virtue valued by residents and this community is home to a small army of nonprofits. Tucked away in a small office space in Kerrville is one of those groups, one that’s changing lives and currently…
Today is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming round of May elections. That means registering in person or having a mail-in registration postmarked by the end of the day.
Among the flurry of bills working their way through the Texas Legislature this session is Senate Bill 891, set for a hearing by the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee on Monday.
Earlier this week, The Kerrville Daily Times reported on a bill filed by Rep. Andrew Murr, R-Junction, that would require quarry operators to initiate land reclamation efforts after a site ceases to be operational.
An additional $9 billion for Texas public schools. Disaster funds. Medical marijuana expansion. An increase in sales tax and a commensurate decrease in local property taxes.
Kerrville is a community that is home to many wonderful organizations and a great number of truly dedicated and selfless people who work every day to provide some much-needed assistance both at home and abroad.
Texas is not only unique among states for having been its own nation, but also for the number of nations that have — at one point or another — laid claim to her: Spain, France, Mexico, The Republic of Texas, the Confederate States of America and the United States of America.
Change is underway in the city of Kerrville’s Development Services department — the office that oversees building permits, code enforcement and inspections.
“Guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life,” says the author of the book of Proverbs, demonstrating that even in 700 B.C. — long before the advantages of modern medicine — our ancestors had an understanding (if an unsophisticated one) of the heart as center of human well-being.
During the holiday season, local barbecue icon Harold “Buzzie” Hughes has been accepting donations of pet food intended to benefit the Christian Assistance Ministry.
Residents filled the Kerrville City Council Chamber on Tuesday night for what would be a heated meeting addressing a long list of items, including whether Place 2 Councilman George Baroody should remain banned from discussions regarding a pending federal lawsuit against the city.