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Kerr County reports uptick in rabies cases
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:47:21 -0700

This year’s increase in rabies cases throughout Kerr County may not necessarily be cause for concern. "We found (a bat) about a month ago that appeared to be sick,” said Kerrville resident David Hull. Hull, who had never had a run-in with a bat before, discovered the animal inside his home near a bedroom. "We put a garbage can over it and scooted it out on the top deck,” said Hull. The next move ...

YO Ranch partner killed in crash
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:35:22 -0700

SAN ANTONIO — A partner in Kerr County's famed YO Ranch died in a crash about two miles southeast of Fredericksburg on Thursday, his family confirmed Friday. The Texas Department of Public safety said Walter Schreiner, 60, of Mountain Home, was killed around 10:30 p.m. when his Chevrolet Tahoe crashed into a telephone pole. He had been headed north on FM 1376 when his vehicle veered off the side ...

Texas community to host parade to welcome 7 wounded warriors
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 06:10:13 -0700

A parade to welcome seven wounded warriors and their families for a weeklong stay with the Kerr County Wounded Warrior Family Hill Country Adventure Project will start at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Inn of the Hills and continue along Water Street to Memorial Boulevard to the Kerrville VA hospital.

Rancher’s Daughter only ‘Texas only’ wine shop
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 02:17:18 -0700

By Elizabeth Evans

Stapper new AgriLife Extension family and consumer sciences agent for Sutton County
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 08:10:26 -0700

SONORA — Jessica Stapper is the new family and consumer sciences agent for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Sutton County. She will be headquartered at the AgriLife Extension office, 1700 North Crockett St. in Sonora. Stapper,who began July 1, will provide nutrition, health and wellness information and programming for county residents. “I am […]

Firefighter suspended indefinitely after DWI charge
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:24:12 -0700

An Austin firefighter has been suspended indefinitely after he was charged with driving while intoxicated when he was off duty, officials said.

Migrant children temporarily stayed in Kerr
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:06:11 -0700

Local officials say they were uninformed about “several hundred” unaccompanied migrant children who were temporarily housed at area camps before a federal shelter was opened at Lackland Air Force Base

2014 TSWA All-Class 2A Baseball Team
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:26:38 -0700

Sunnyvale's Jake Wilcox is Player of the Year on the Texas Sports Writers Association's Class 2A All-State Baseball Team.

Commissioners name Hull to committee
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:54:11 -0700

Spring Branch rancher Larry Hull was named Thursday as Comal County’s nonvoting representative to GMA 9, the regional Groundwater Management Area 9 Joint Planning Committee.

Allen leads Eagles’ TSWA all-state selections
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:48:00 -0700

Holliday’s Logan Allen was named a second-team selection Monday by the Texas Sports Writers Association.