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Gillespie County

This information is a snapshot in time. The number of COVID-19 cases is constantly changing. Per the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) website/map as of May 16, 2022 at 2:05 p.m.: Gillespie County: 3292 confirmed positive cases (since the pandemic began); 2138 probable cases (since the pandemic began); 109 fatalities.
Fredericksburg Standard

Standard named top large weekly at STPA conference

The Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post took top honors for the eighth time in the past decade for large weeklies in the South Texas Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The newspaper accepted the awards at the 93rd annual STPA Convention held April 21-23 at the Emerald Beach Hotel in Corpus Christi....
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Fredericksburg Standard

Filling a concrete niche

Anyone who spends time driving on the roads of Fredericksburg and Gillespie County has likely, at one time or another, viewed the unconventional little truck with the word “Sidekick” painted on the side. It stands out. And that was exactly the point for Tim Bobo when he launched...
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Eckhardt resigns as county treasurer

Gillespie County commissioners and Judge Mark Stroeher received and accepted the resignation of Kelly Eckhardt, county treasurer, during their regular meeting on Monday, May 9. Gratitude and warm feelings were expressed by both Stroeher and the commissioners during the public meeting. “She’s been a great asset to the county and...
Fredericksburg Standard

Sisterhood for Good awards $24,000 to HC CASA

Sisterhood for Good — a women’s giving circle of the Community Foundation — recently awarded grants totaling $24,000. The grantee, Hill Country CASA, is intending to use the money to further its work in Gillespie County. Sisterhood hosted three events this year:. - Bingo Night: Where women...
Fredericksburg Standard

Gillespie youth succeed at District 10 4-H Spring Roundup

More than 50 Gillespie County 4-H members participated in District 10 4-H Spring Roundup Contests during the month of April. The event was held at the new Gillespie County AgriLife Extension building, 38 Business Court. Gillespie County youth saw success at the event, as the senior livestock judging team (Cade...
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Fredericksburg Standard

Lt. Gov. Patrick, Senate candidate Flores make stop

Flores backed by lieutenant governor, predecessor for Dist. 24 state senate spot. Dawn Buckingham’s decision to vacate the District 24 State Senator seat to run for Texas Land Commissioner opened up an opportunity for other candidates. Pete Flores, a Republican and native Texan who previously served as District 19...
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Fredericksburg Standard

Deputies arrest three after disturbance calls

Three investigations into disturbances by Gillespie County Sheriff’s Office deputies led to three arrests last week. At 10:23 p.m., on Tuesday, May 3, deputies were called to a residence on the 100 block of Roberts Street regarding a disturbance between a male and female. Sean Andrew Harvey, 23, of Harper, was arrested and charged with interfere with emergency request for assistance.
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Gillespie County

This information is a snapshot in time. The number of COVID-19 cases is constantly changing. Per the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) website/map as of May 13, 2022 at 2:05 p.m.: Gillespie County: 3290 confirmed positive cases (since the pandemic began); 2136 probable cases (since the pandemic began); 109 fatalities.
Fredericksburg Standard

Voters pass $82M bond by 70%-30%

Hoover, Klein, Kirchner win city seats; Seidenberger, Cornett, Bowman top FISD races. Fredericksburg Independent School District will be getting a new middle school campus and assorted other improvements and Fredericksburg City Council will seat a new mayor after voting wrapped up Saturday for city and school elections. Voters easily passed...
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Fredericksburg Standard

Peach Queen, court applications open

The Stonewall Chamber of Commerce invites all single young women who are residents of Gillespie County, and who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors during the 2022- 2023 school year, to be a candidate for the Stonewall Peach Queen and Court. Selection will take place during the 61st annual Stonewall...
Fredericksburg Standard

Spring is sadly over

Is it just me or did the baseball and softball seasons fly by?. My favorite time of the year has come and gone faster than I could appreciate it, and maybe my feelings come from missing two weeks when my son was born. But what a fun season it was....
Fredericksburg Standard

Okra is focus of ‘Grow it Cook it’ class

Are you afraid to eat okra because it might be slimy? Maybe you’ve never grown okra before and you’re looking for something heat tolerant to add to your vegetable garden. Or maybe you aren’t certain what this traditional southern vegetable is. If so, the Gillespie County Extension...
Fredericksburg Standard

Pilot Knob EEA Club will meet Friday

The Pilot Knob Extension Education Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, May 13, at the Gillespie County AgriLife Extension Building located at 38 Business Court. 4-H members will perform their 4-H Share the Fun skits as the program for the meeting. EE Club members will be making plans for the Spring Tour. “Gillespie EEA/Pilot Knob EE Club would like to thank everyone who made the Spring Scholarship Luncheon a success,” said a club spokesman. “It would not have been possible without the generous donations and support from our community and our club members.” During the luncheon, this year’s EEA scholarship recipients were introduced, including Carson Crenwelge, Holt Geistweidt, Alexandria Sione and Arianna Watson. Watson also received the District 10 EEA Scholarship and a Texas EEA Scholarship. New members are always welcome to join. For more information, call Shea Nebgen at 830- 997-3452 or Annabel Wilkinson at 830-456- 9476.
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Gillespie County

This information is a snapshot in time. The number of COVID-19 cases is constantly changing. Per the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) website/map as of May 12, 2022 at 1:40 p.m.: Gillespie County: 3288 confirmed positive cases (since the pandemic began); 2136 probable cases (since the pandemic began); 109 fatalities.
Fredericksburg Standard

Democrats to hear U.S. House candidate

Claudia Zapata, a candidate for the 21st District, U.S. House of Representatives, will speak at a business meeting of members of the Gillespie County Democratic Association (GCDA) on Wednesday, May 18, at the Gillespie County Democratic Party Headquarters, 209 North Crockett Street. But before the 6:30 p.m. meeting officially begins,...
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Election Day is tomorrow, Saturday, May 7th

In Kerr County: The City of Kerrville will have an opportunity to vote on Proposition A, which is the issuance of the City of Kerrville to designate bonds for a public safety facility and the levying of a tax in payment thereof, in an amount not to exceed $45,000,000. Other...
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Gillespie County

This information is a snapshot in time. The number of COVID-19 cases is constantly changing. Per the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) website/map as of May 10, 2022 at 2:55 p.m.: Gillespie County: 3287 confirmed positive cases (since the pandemic began); 2134 probable cases (since the pandemic began); 109 fatalities.
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Gillespie County

This information is a snapshot in time. The number of COVID-19 cases is constantly changing. Per the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) website/map as of May 9, 2022 at 2:10 p.m.: Gillespie County: 3286 confirmed positive cases (since the pandemic began); 2130 probable cases (since the pandemic began); 109 fatalities.
Fredericksburg Standard

School bond passes easily; Seidenberger, Cornett, Bowman win trustee seats

The $82-million bond for Fredericksburg Independent School District passed by a nearly 70-30% margin, according to unofficial FISD results from the Gillespie County Elections Administrator office. The bond had 2,818 votes in favor (69.22%) and 1,253 against (30.78%). In the race for two seats with three-year terms, Matt Seidenberger garnered...