The coronavirus pandemic is a disaster.
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In the wake of so much disruption to our daily lives, it was good to see part of our community reopen for business with consideration and care, but we’re still scratching our head about some of the orders from Gov. Greg Abbott.
When it comes to beating coronavirus, it seems like the Texas strategy of staying at home and limiting our activities has started to pay off. But now comes the hard part — opening back up.
A column written by local writer Verna Benham, who has anchored The Kerrville Daily Times’ Wednesday opinion pages, has drawn the ire of several readers, who said the column was racist toward Hispanics.
For every business in America, the stark reality of the challenge presented by the coronavirus pandemic is hard to comprehend — let alone manage. We are facing something we’ve never faced: an unseen enemy that has threatened to destroy our way of life.
Every day seems like there’s a major story in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, but Thursday was consequential for those living in Kerr County and our other Hill Country communities.
Last year, The Kerrville Daily Times initiated a campaign around kindness that was inspired by the work of children’s television personality Fred Rogers — Mister Rogers.
On Friday, both Kerrville Mayor Bill Blackburn and Kerr County Judge Rob Kelly said they didn’t think that it was appropriate — at this time — to enact a shelter-in-place order, but that seems to be running counter to a lot of our readers’ opinions.
If there’s one thing we’ve learned about the coronavirus pandemic, it’s that it can bring out the best in people, and it can certainly bring out the worst in them.
As the coronavirus creates a massive disruption in both the world and national economies, please take care of your local businesses. Your financial support during this window may be the difference between life and death for many of your favorite businesses that make your community so special.
If there has been one governmental agency that has been out in front of the coronavirus outbreak, and eventually pandemic, it has been the Kerrville Independent School District.
I’m constantly repeating to our team at The Kerrville Daily Times that our goal is to be a friendly guide to help our neighbors navigate life in our community in an easier, more productive and satisfying way.
On Thursday, there was a blizzard of information across our wire services and our email because the situation with the coronavirus pandemic was changing by the minute.
When it comes to feelings about the coronavirus pandemic there have been a wide range of emotions on the subject, and those also seem to be changing on a regular basis.
The blizzard of news coming out about COVID-19, also known as the novel coronavirus, is almost hard to imagine, but it’s happening minute by minute as the world rallies to overcome a virus that scientists are still trying to understand.
There’s plenty of misinformation out there about the spread of the coronavirus — even for news organizations to sift through. There has also been much politicization of the ongoing virus outbreak, with liberals quick to blame President Trump and conservatives quick to blame the Obama adminis…
Earlier this week, the Kerr County Commissioners Court and the Kerrville City Council gave unanimous support to a proposed housing project that would help ease the housing burden for residents 62 and older.
There are many who probably thought the Boy Scouts of America was dead after a trail of sexual abuse allegations started emerging in 2012, and it certainly made a turn earlier this month when the organization sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the face of lawsuits in states that have…
Today marks the first day of early voting across Texas for those participating in the primary elections. Here in Kerr County, we’ve got five Republicans battling to earn the party’s nomination to replace retiring Rusty Hierholzer as sheriff.
There were a lot of facts and figures thrown out at the recent Hill Country Economic Summit, but there are a few that we just can’t wrap our heads around — that retail study being the biggest.
There are so many events that represent the best of us, but then there are those events that grab us with such powerful emotion that it's hard to let go of the meaning of what we just witnessed.
When it comes to shopping there are a lot of strong opinions and there are two brands that fire up our readers more than others — H-E-B and Target.
Probably the last thing that F. O’Neil Griffin thought when he embarked on giving money toward improving education in the Hill Country and across Texas, but that’s exactly what happened recently.
We asked The Kerrville Daily Times’ Facebook audience to share their feelings about Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show that included Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, and child dancers. Most people despised the performance, with 25 registering their dislike for the show.
On Saturday we published a commentary by Kerrville City Councilwoman Delayne Sigerman about the reality of the duties facing those who serve on the city council.
After the Kerrville City Council’s unanimous decision to allow 510 homes to be constructed in the city we saw a lot of vitriol, plenty of misinformation and some sadness that the city was definitely going to change.
There is a cadre of people who are fixated on a number when it comes to the proposed Vintage Heights development for Kerrville — $46,000 and some change.
Today, the Kerr County Commissioners Court is expected to hear a proposal to erect a statue of Admiral Chester Nimitz — one of the United States’ greatest military leaders. Nimitz, of course, grew up in the Hill Country and attended Tivy High School.
The animals have left the barn at the Hill Country Youth Event Center, but the memories will last forever as the community closed another Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show last Saturday.
Dr. William Rector probably put it into context best on Tuesday morning when he told the Kerrville City Council that Kerr County was just one of six of 254 Texas counties without a local history museum.
When it comes to how our Facebook audience reacts, the message is clear — growth and development is most important. No love for the Democrats, but Mike Bloomberg makes an interesting push in our poll. Finally, Texas State fans show up.
Today marks a critical day in Kerrville’s long history as the city council considers allowing 510 homes to be constructed on a 200-acre parcel south of town, adjacent to Riverhill neighborhoods.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…