Mayor Bill Blackburn recognizes members of the community at recent Kerrville City Council meeting

at the most recent Kerrville City Council meeting, held on July 10, 2018, Mayor Bill Blackburn commended and recognized members of our community. Other topics were also discussed, which can be found by CLICKING HERE to view the meeting agenda and documents. Included in Tuesday’s recognitions, as shown in the picture above, was the Kerrville-Schreiner Park Butterfly Garden volunteers. Another recognition was for Planning & …

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Fredericksburg dog with confirmed rabies may have come in contact with others on July 4

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Public Health Region 8, notified the Fredericksburg Police Department and Animal Control on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, of a confirmed rabies case in Gillespie County. Officials in Fredericksburg issued a press release and a picture of the dog, shown above, stating that the owner of the deceased rabid dog has been contacted by Fredericksburg Animal Control and information …

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Kerr County Sheriff’s office warns of scam complaint increase

Today, the Kerr County Sheriff’s office stated via Facebook that they are seeing an increase of reported scam calls to residents. They have said that the biggest scam complaint they have received involves construction/contractor scams. The Sheriff’s office advises residents to get second opinions for construction jobs and to ask an inspector to verify any contractors you are using or thinking of using. As warned by …

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City of Fredericksburg informs residents of utility construction and street closures

As reported by the City of Fredericksburg on their Facebook page, lane closures will be in effect today in Fredericksburg on the 400 and 500 blocks of North Llano Street due to utility construction. The lane closure began at 3 AM on July 11 and is said to last until about 5 PM today. The city also mentioned that two-way traffic will remain at all …

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Concert season is coming up for Hill Country Youth Orchestra

Going on 32 years, the Hill Country Youth Orchestra, originating in Kerrville but recently has been expanded to having an orchestra in Boerne and Fredericksburg, has offered young musicians the opportunity to create music for an audience and provides them with quality music education.  The HCYO is said to be one of the only orchestras in the country that doesn’t charge tuition for their members. “The important thing …

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Kerrville Open Pro Rodeo coming up this weekend, will benefit Kerr County Mental Health Center

The Kerrville Open Pro Rodeo is coming up this weekend on July 13 and July 14 beginning each night at 8 PM. The rodeo is brought to you by the Lester Meier Rodeo Company and will benefit the Kerr County Mental Health Center. Attendees will be able to enjoy events including bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, team roping, ladies breakaway roping, barrel …

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EVENT CANCELED: Public invited to “Tall Tales & True” Texas storytelling at Butt-Holdsworth Library tomorrow

UPDATE (07/11/2018): This event has been canceled “due to unforeseen circumstances.” A rescheduled date will be announced when it becomes available. Please call the Butt-Holdsworth Library reference desk at 830-258-1274 for more information. ORIGINAL STORY (07/10/2018): Tomorrow, July 11 at 1:30 PM, special guest Donna Ingham will be telling Texas-based stories and folklore at the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library. The event is free and open to the …

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Burn ban lifted for several counties, and parts of Kerr County

According to Kerr County’s website, Kerr County lifted the burn ban on Precinct 2 on July 5. As of July 9 at 7 PM, the burn ban on Precinct 1 and 3 was lifted as well. Precinct 4 is still under a burn ban until further notice from the county. For more information about the Kerr County burn ban, call the commissioners 830-792-2215. Kendall County also …

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Battle Intense low water crossing closed due to flooding, says Fair Oaks Ranch Police Dept.

About one hour ago, the Fair Oaks Ranch Police Department announced that the low water crossing at Battle Intense in Fair Oaks has been closed due to today’s flooding in the area. In their Facebook post informing the community of this closure, they said, “We will advise on any additional closures as the weather continues.” The Fair Oaks Ranch Police Department asks residents who have …

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Bandera County reports high water on area low water crossings

According to a report from 1 PM today, from the Bandera County Emergency Management, due to the amount of rain received, State Highway 16 N, approximately 1 mile before Medina, Smith Hollow, had three inches of water over the road. They also announced that Bottlesprings Road, the low water crossing behind Flying L Ranch Resort has about a foot of water over the road. The low …

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