UPDATE: Burn ban lifted for all Kerr County precincts

KERR COUNTY, Texas (HCBN)- The burn ban has been lifted for all Kerr County precincts as of 2 PM today, December 6, according to the Kerr County website. As the burn ban status changes, HCBN will keep our readers updated. See the previous HCBN coverage of the burn ban updates below. ORIGINAL STORY- The burn ban has been lifted for 3 Kerr County Precincts, according …

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Three lots of Infants’ Ibuprofen recalled due to potentially high concentrations of ibuprofen

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, NJ. (HCBN)- A voluntary recall has been issued for three lots of Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL. Potentially higher concentrations of ibuprofen have been found in the lots, prompting the recall, according to Tris Pharma, Inc. “There is a remote possibility that infants, who may be more susceptible to a higher potency level of drug, and …

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Three males arrested, facing charges after allegedly recklessly discharging a firearm

NEW BRAUNFELS, Tx. (HCBN)- Three men, ages 18, 19, and 21, have been arrested in New Braunfels after authorities determined that the individuals were allegedly recklessly discharging firearms. According to the New Braunfels Police Department, around 3 PM on December 5, officers responded to a report of numerous shots being fired in the area of Rueckle Road and Morningside Drive. Upon arrival, NBPD officers heard …

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Fredericksburg Christmas parade cancelled due to Friday’s potential storms

FREDERICKSBURG, Tx. (HCBN)- The Light The Night Christmas Parade that was set to happen this Friday, December 7, has been cancelled by the Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce. They cite that the reason for the cancellation is because of the storms and high winds that are possible in the area on Friday night. “The safety of our parade entrants, guests and attendees is our primary concern,” …

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Vehicle rollover on I-10 Eastbound just west of Comfort

COMFORT, Tx (HCBN) – Emergency crews are currently working an accident on the Eastbound side of I-10, mile marker 514. Possible entrapment is being reported. If you are traveling near the accident, please use caution. HCBN will keep you updated as details are released. Vehicle Rollover – I-10 Exit 514 Eastbound – Entrapment reported.Use Caution @HCBreakingNews — Mike Taylor HCBN (@MikeTaylorRadio) December 5, 2018   …

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40 Ways to Have Yourself a Hill Country Christmas

The Hill Country, Tx (HCBN) – It is officially December, which means that the Hill Country is filled with the Christmas spirit and there is plenty enough to go around. It can sometimes feel like we don’t have many holiday options to choose from when you live in a small town. Many of us resort to traveling outside the area, not knowing there are options …

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Winning $950k lottery ticket sold at Kerrville Neu-Mart

KERRVILLE, Tx (HCBN) — Someone in Kerrville is having a great kickoff to the holiday season! Someone purchased a lottery ticket in Monday evening’s Texas Two Step game worth $950,000! The ticket, worth almost a million dollars was purchased at the Neu-Mart #4 at 3555 Bandera Highway in Kerrville. There was another winner in Cypress, Texas. 16-20-29-34 with a bonus ball of 22 were the winning …

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KPD asks for help in identifying a person of interest

KERRVILLE, Tx. (HCBN)- The image of an individual was released of the Kerrville Police Department’s Facebook page earlier this evening, October 5. Along with the photo, KPD has asked for the communities help to identify this person of interest. KPD says that they are aware of the poor quality of the image released but are hoping someone can identify the subject by their attire. Please …

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11 narcotic smuggling attempts result in the seizure of over 2,400 pounds of marijuana

EDINBURG, Tx. (HCBN)- Over 2,400 pounds of marijuana were seized the past weekend after U.S. Border Patrol agents put a stop to several narcotics smuggling attempts. U.S. Customs and Border Protection released a statement on December 3, 2018, saying that Rio Grande City agents were dispatched after they received a report of a narcotics smuggling attempt near La Grulla, Texas. Upon patrolling the Rio Grande …

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Burn ban status changes for two Kerr County precincts

KERR COUNTY, Tx. (HCBN)- The burn ban in some areas has been put into effect this month, according to the Kerr County website. On December 1, 2018, the county posted that the burn ban has been put into effect for Precincts 2 and 4. As of now, the burn ban is still lifted for Precincts 1 and 3. Always check with the county before burning …

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