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  • Happy 125th Birthday, Kerrville.

    There seems to be some confusion over the date the City of Kerrville was founded, so I decided to pull out my trusty Ker... Read More >>


    San Antonio rodeo goers and all cook off visitors can take advantage of Ranch Hand Truckfitters special offer: ... Read More >>

  • LAST CHANCE FOR A TABLE! Sock Hop, September 27, Downtown Kerrville don't miss the fun!

    Join us for FREE FAMILY FUN at the 2nd annual 2014 Downtown Kerrville Sock-Hop. Sock-Hop will be held f... Read More >>

  • Former murder defendant charged with assault

    A misdemeanor assault charge is pending against a 25-year-old Kerrville man whose murder charge was dismissed this year ... Read More >>

  • Addictive meds reported missing from nursing home

    Two prescription bottles of hydrocodone were reported missing from an assisted living facility on Junction Highway, acco... Read More >>

  • Reported illegal immigrants jailed

    Two Mexicans living in Kerrville were jailed, one on allegations of ... Read More >>

  • Texas Heritage Music Day slated

    Schreiner University is gearing up for Texas Heritage Music Day on Friday when musicians, storytellers and demonstrators... Read More >>

  • Schreiner University to sell off old items deemed of no historical value

    Mindy Wendele’s family goes way back in the history of Kerr County ranches, so years ago when an effort was made to es... Read More >>

  • Man accused of continuous sexual abuse

    A 37-year-old Harper man was in the county jail following his arrest this week on accusations he touched or assaulted a ... Read More >>

  • Car lot reported burglarized

    It’s been reported that someone broke into multiple buildings at a local car sales company this week. ... Read More >>

  • Senior reports theft of thousands in jewelry

    A 97-year-old resident of a local assisted living facility on Guadalupe Street has reported $7,000 to $8,000 in jewelry ... Read More >>

  • 1,300 racers expected in town for triathlon fest

    At least 1,200 people, mostly from Texas, have signed up to swim, run and ride bicycles in multiple races this weekend i... Read More >>

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  • Addictive meds reported missing from nursing home

    Two prescription bottles of hydrocodone were reported missing from an assisted living facility on Junction Highway, acco... Read More >>

  • New streetlights to make for darker skies

    The stars may seem a little brighter over Kerrville next year. ... Read More >>

  • Sheriff: Tax increase needed for jail expansion

    There still are more questions to be answered, but voters likely will be asked sometime in the next 14 months to approve... Read More >>

  • Ingram council to vote on more revenue, staff raises

    Ingram council members are scheduled to vote on a budget today that proposes staff raises, increased revenues and no cha... Read More >>

  • KPD: 3 vehicle burglaries reported on Sidney Baker

    Three vehicle burglaries were reported at businesses on Sidney Baker Street within the span of two days. ... Read More >>

  • Council gives final OK to tax increase

    In a virtual repeat of two weeks ago, city council members split 3-2 again on a tax increase and $24.3 million spending ... Read More >>

  • Praying for justice: Prayer requests, money reported missing at Empty Cross

    A Christian group is hoping that whoever went to the Empty Cross with ill intent over the weekend left with more than ju... Read More >>

  • Ingram ISD raises taxes

    INGRAM — The average homeowner in the Ingram Independent School District will pay about $148 more in taxes this year d... Read More >>

  • Man jailed on accusation of felony DWI

    A 32-year-old man already convicted of driving while intoxicated at least twice was accused of driving drunk on Sidney B... Read More >>

  • Ingram OKs plans for new middle school wing

    INGRAM — Ingram middle schoolers soon could be moving out of aging portable buildings into new classroom space after t... Read More >>

  • Man accused of meth possession

    A 45-year-old Kerrville man was jailed after driving on Earl Garrett Street while apparently high on methamphetamine. ... Read More >>

  • New streetlights to make for darker skies

    The stars may seem a little brighter over Kerrville next year. ... Read More >>

  • Sheriff: Tax increase needed for jail expansion

    There still are more questions to be answered, but voters likely will be asked sometime in the next 14 months to approve... Read More >>

  • Ingram council to vote on more revenue, staff raises

    Ingram council members are scheduled to vote on a budget today that proposes staff raises, increased revenues and no cha... Read More >>

  • Kerrville Triathlon Festival This Weekend!

    Kerrville, Texas (September 22, 2014) – Get in on the event everyone is talking about! The 4th Annual Kerrville Triath... Read More >>

  • Kerr County 4-H Will Game Dinner, prize drawings set for Oct 4 at HC Youth Exhibit Center

    Meal, prize drawings set for Oct 4 at HC Youth Exhibit Center Tickets are now on sale for the... Read More >>

  • Keri Kropp- A Hill Country Style Visionary: Schreiner Goods Honoring a Hill Country Landmark With Style and Grace.

    By Ceslie Armstrong—   When style visionary Keri Kropp conceived the three-year old Schrei... Read More >>

  • Songwriter Robert Earl Keen rolls out signature line of beer!

    “Honey Pils” to begin shipping Oct 15, 2014 Lee Hereford, CEO of Pedernales Brewing Co... Read More >>

  • Notre Dame Catholic School throws community festival

    The Notre Dame Catholic School festival was held this past weekend to help raise money for the school. ... Read More >>

  • Community comes together for 4th annual Hope on Holdsworth

    Middle-schooler Dezirae Bremseth has visited a lot of Kerrville doorsteps recently.  ... Read More >>

  • Fence cut, tools missing from truck

    Someone sliced through a fence at a business on Thompson Drive, cut through the locks on a toolbox and took about $800 i... Read More >>

  • Man under investigation over injured dog injuries

    The county animal shelter is housing a dachshund suspected to have been injured by its owner, who’s under investigatio... Read More >>

  • City to take final action on budget, taxes

    The city council is set to take final action Tuesday on a proposed $24.3 million spending plan and a tax rate that split... Read More >>

  • Man reports truck battery theft

    A man reported receiving an unpleasant surprise when he tried to start his pickup after leaving it unattended over the w... Read More >>

  • Woman reports SUV stolen prior to hit-and-run

    Shortly after an SUV involved in a hit-and-run crash on Pearl Street was found abandoned, its owner called police to rep... Read More >>

  • Police investigate ex-church employee

    Kerrville police opened an investigation this week into allegations of financial irregularities at a local church.  ... Read More >>

  • Breaking Free: A discussion on domestic violence

    Michelle Sorenson never imagined her trust, much less her body, would be violated by someone she loved, but she said the... Read More >>

  • Commissioners court consider improvements, local facility standards

    Kerr County commissioners on Monday will discuss proposed improvements at one park and standards to others but aren’t ... Read More >>

  • Deputies seek chainsaw thief

    Sheriff’s deputies are looking for whoever reportedly stole two chainsaws from a building in the 100 block of Enchante... Read More >>

  • Police seek missing purse

    Kerrville police are investigating reports someone took a purse left inside an unlocked BMW.  ... Read More >>

  • GOP women host state candidates

    Kerr County Republican women heard from two candidates on the November ballot Friday and took some time to thank long-ti... Read More >>

  • Drought has forced gardeners to rethink priorities.

    Hill Country Master Gardeners are accepting applications until October 31 from residents of Kerr, Gillespie, Bandera,... Read More >>

  • Citizens honored for service and dedication

    Community business people and volunteers were honored Thursday at the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce’s 92nd annual... Read More >>

  • Ingram man sent to prison for snubbing sex offender program

    A 30-year-old ex-con has been sentenced to six years and ... Read More >>

  • Ex-con accused of stealing from senior

    A 40-year-old Kerrville ex-con with a history of theft and forgery was in the county jail Thursday following accusations... Read More >>

  • Fundraiser to benefit local food pantries

    Kerrville residents and businesses are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to Antler Stadium this evening for ... Read More >>

  • Operation Got Drugs?

    (September 18, 2014) On September 27, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, the Kerrville Police Department will join forces ag... Read More >>

  • Rain causes delay of T-hangar project

    Rainfall has meant unexpected delays on at least two big local government projects at the airport and youth event center... Read More >>

  • Annual vaccination clinic draws residents as flu season nears

    With flu season quickly approaching, about 1,300 people visited the Hill Country Youth Event Center on Wednesday to rece... Read More >>

  • Ingram holds off on visitors center funding

    Ingram council members have opted — for now — not to help fund a new visitors center proposed for a property near In... Read More >>

  • New business in Ingram offers many services for outdoor devotees

    Dan White, co-owner of True Hunt True Ranch in Ingram, is a knife-maker, hunting guide, ranch management consultant and ... Read More >>

  • Owners agree to remove North Fork dam

    By Irene Van Winkle West Kerr Current The owners of a new dam on the North Fork of the Guadalupe River in Hunt that ... Read More >>

  • 2014 Boerne Water Forum: Community Growth and Water Quality ARE Compatible

    Courtesy Greater Boerne Chamber of Commerce Kendall County is anticipating significant growth in the coming... Read More >>

  • Fredericksburg’s Pedernales Brewing Company wins international medals.

    Fredericksburg’s Pedernales Brewing Company wins international medals Pedernales Brewing... Read More >>

  • On The Road-THMF/Schreiner Coffeehouse

    by Kathleen Hudson For Sept. 2014 The road ahead is filled with great stories. September 3 Johnny... Read More >>

  • Kerrville ISD seeks mentors

    For Laurie Rees, lead mentoring coordinator for the Kerrville Independent School District, it is important that every pe... Read More >>

  • Early voting begins today in Ingram mayor’s race

    Early voting begins today for round two of Ingram’s mayoral race, about two months after results from May’s election... Read More >>

  • Building character — one bunny ear at a time

    Five-year-old Brian Espinosa is excited about all of the non-Velcro footwear options on his horizon, but first, he must ... Read More >>

  • Ingram grocery store owner seeks county post

    INGRAM — In 14 years of running a grocery store in Ingram, many a customer has bent the ear of owner John Sheffield, w... Read More >>

  • Tivy student wins awards in national fiddle contest

    A 17-year-old Tivy High School student returned from Pennsylvania with two awards and some great memories. ... Read More >>

  • City: Water is still safe

    Customers of Kerrville’s utility system soon will be getting letters warning about the quality of the city’s drinkin... Read More >>

  • Creatures of the night: Schreiner explores nature under the stars

    Guided by nothing but flashlights and the sounds of howling dogs, several college students trek their way through a bed ... Read More >>

  • Help sought for young wreck victim’s family

    The mother of a 7-year-old boy killed in a wreck last month month is seeking the public’s help with funeral expenses. ... Read More >>

  • Mooney International gets new airport lease

    Nearly nine months after Mooney International resumed operations at the Kerrville airport, the company has a lease on th... Read More >>

  • Grant available for mandatory septic decommissioning

    Some low- to moderate-income residents in the northern part of Ingram may be eligible to ditch their septic systems and ... Read More >>

  • Local man charged with felony assault on girlfriend

    A 25-year-old Kerrville man is being prosecuted on a felony domestic violence charge following accusations he assaulted ... Read More >>

  • Sock-Hop, September 27 in Downtown Kerrville!

    Join us for FREE FAMILY FUN at the 2nd annual 2014 Downtown Kerrville Sock-Hop. Sock-Hop will be held f... Read More >>

  • City Water Safe to Drink

    Kerrville, Texas (September 15, 2014) - With the end of summer rapidly approaching and rainfall far below normal, the Ci... Read More >>


    San Antonio rodeo goers and all Cook Off visitors can take advantage of Ranch Hand Truckfitters special offer: ... Read More >>

  • Putting fatherhood first at Ingram schools

    Although Bobby Templeton runs a school district responsible for 1,060 students, at the end of the day, his primary focus... Read More >>

  • Schreiner University kicks off scholarship fundraising

    A luncheon on campus next week will kick off the annual Hill Country College Fund campaign to raise scholarships for are... Read More >>

  • Police seek missing lawn equipment

    A hedge trimmer, leaf blower, gas can and two Weed Eaters recently reported missing from a trailer parked off Bandera Hi... Read More >>

  • Woman accused of serial theft

    A 29-year-old felon wanted by the law on multiple charges was in jail Friday for the 26th time in Kerr County following ... Read More >>

  • Mayor: Cleanup help available to troubled property

    Ingram Mayor James Salter says at least two groups have stepped forward to offer help to a property owner targeted for p... Read More >>

  • Avoidable Tragedies: Local families cope with losses caused by drunk driving

    Not a day goes by when Claudia Hopkins isn’t reminded of what happened in January. Her husband, James Hopkins — know... Read More >>

  • Pasadena’s finest gather to honor fallen officer

    Pasadena Police officer Larry Candelari’s widow didn’t seek permission before scattering her husband’s ashes near ... Read More >>

  • County talks new name for ag barn

    Some people still call it the exhibition center while most people know it as the “ag barn” despite a name change and... Read More >>

  • The Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show 31st Annual Fundraiser – Set for September 27, 2014

    Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show will be hosting their ... Read More >>

  • KPD Recipient of Home Depot Grant Thanks to KCPAAA

    For the second year in a row, the Kerrville Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association (KCPAAA) called on the Home Depot ... Read More >>

  • Cyclist hits truck on Guadalupe Street

    A local cyclist in his 40s was taken to a hospital with a head injury Thursday after he collided with a pickup traveling... Read More >>

  • Rain means more business for mowers

    It would be hard to find a Hill Country resident who would complain about the recent rainfall, but raindrops falling on ... Read More >>

  • VA summit to focus on mental health

    The South Texas Veterans Health Care system will host the second Veterans Mental Health Summit on Saturday in Kerrville ... Read More >>

  • Trailer burns on Junction Highway

    Kerrville firefighters snuffed out a mobile home blaze Thursday evening on Junction Highway. Firefighters were dispatch... Read More >>

  • The railroad came to Kerrville in 1887

    I am old enough to remember when the train came to Kerrville every day. Not that I was around when it first arrived, 127... Read More >>

  • 1 killed in single-vehicle wreck near Ingram

    A 28-year-old Kerrville woman was killed and her boyfriend taken to a hospital with unknown injuries after the car they ... Read More >>

  • Man charged with leading officers on chase before wrecking

    A 34-year-old man with a Leander address has been charged with leading law enforcement officers from four agencies on a ... Read More >>

  • City seeks board and commission volunteers

    The city of Kerrville is seeking volunteers to serve on various boards and commissions that advise the staff and council... Read More >>

  • Court: Couple must remove dam from river

    In the wake of neighbor complaints of flooding and low streamflow, and a lawsuit filed by the Texas Attorney General’s... Read More >>

  • 3 men face felony domestic violence charges

    In unrelated cases, three men stand accused of choking members of their households in indictments filed recently in 198t... Read More >>

  • Medical aviator named Air Evac’s Pilot of the Year

    After 14 years of helping save the lives of local people caught in wrecks or stricken by medical emergencies, Bill Armou... Read More >>

  • Genealogy group out at History Center

    By Irene Van Winkle West Kerr Current Following several meetings with various Kerrville city staff, the latest being... Read More >>

  • Ingram receives Phase III grant

    The City of Ingram has received a $275,000 federal grant to start working on Phase III of the wastewater collection syst... Read More >>

  • 31st Annual National Night Out Against Crime

    (Sept 10) Kerrville Police Chief John M. Young, Jr., announces that on Tuesday, October 7th, neighborhoods throughout Ke... Read More >>

  • Fredericksburg Theatare Company-BLITH SPIRIT-Tickets on Sale OCT 5!

    Tickets on sale Monday, October 6 $29 for adults, $12 for youth 17 & un... Read More >>

  • Cailloux Theatre GOLDEN DRAGONS Performance October 5!

    October 5 – More than 25 Centuries of Artistry are represented by this, the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring comp... Read More >>

  • Child left in car leads to drug arrest

    Police arrested a local mother after reportedly finding heroin and syringes in her purse. ... Read More >>

  • City, Genealogical Society part ways

    An ongoing dispute between the city and the Kerrville Genealogical Society ended this week with the announcement that th... Read More >>

  • Sheriff: Deputies were not dispatched to murder

    Kerr County’s top law enforcement officer says there needs to be a review of policies regarding how various agencies a... Read More >>

  • City raises taxes in split vote

    Council members were firmly divided Tuesday night over the proposed tax rate and city budget that effectively raised t... Read More >>

  • Schreiner kicks off 9/11 remembrance week with food giveaway

    Almost 8,700 pounds of food was distributed to families in need at Schreiner University on Tuesday.  ... Read More >>

  • Burglars hit two homes

    Thousands of dollars in jewelry and about $150 in electronics were reported missing recently from two Kerrville homes. ... Read More >>

  • Woman jailed on meth accusation

    A 60-year-old woman accused of possessing methamphetamine was jailed on Monday, along with a 44-year-old man accused of ... Read More >>

  • Peterson ER nurse wins statewide award

    Meeting the needs of 2,000 to 2,500 emergency room patients every month can be stressful for Sharon Keith and the 50 nur... Read More >>

  • Truck rolls over in Ingram, injures 3 in construction zone

    Two women had minor injuries, and a child passenger was unharmed after a rollover in a construction zone in Ingram on Mo... Read More >>

  • 2 remain hospitalized after wrecks

    Of the two men seriously injured in Kerr County over the weekend in two separate incidents, one was stabilized, while th... Read More >>

  • Council to adopt $24M spending plan

    The Kerrville City Council will vote Tuesday night on the proposed ... Read More >>

  • Businessman seeks way to fund library cards for residents

    Giving money to the city of Kerrville might seem easy when it comes to paying taxes, but at least one local business own... Read More >>

  • Learning by Heart- Schreiner University

    By Ceslie Armstrong Schreiner University’s mission of preparing its students for meaningful work and purp... Read More >>

  • Shared Business Philosophy Means Growth

    By Ceslie Armstrong To see a person’s face light up when speaking about their bank and banker is a rare o... Read More >>

  • Symphony of the Hills opens new season with Journey Across Europe, First concert on Oct 2 at Cailloux Theater

      Symphony of the Hills opens its 2014-2015 concert season with Journey Across Europe on Thur... Read More >>

  • Don Lee joins Texas Hill Country Bank Board of Directors

    Bandera—Don Lee has often been called a serial entrepreneur—founding three separate petroleum transport... Read More >>

  • 5th PBR in Fredericksburg Saturday, Sept 13!

    A night of professional bull riding returns to the Gillespie County Fair Grounds in Fredericksburg on Saturday, Sept.... Read More >>

  • Man arrested for drunk driving, injuring 5

    Five men were struck by a pickup in a road construction zone on Texas 16 early Saturday morning, and the man police say ... Read More >>

  • Man gets probation for beating dog, spitting

    A 50-year-old Kerrville man accused of beating a dog and harassing a mental health counselor was sentenced to 10 years p... Read More >>

  • Man in critical condition after wreck

    A 22-year-old man was in critical condition on Sunday after a single-vehicle wreck on Texas 16 early that morning. ... Read More >>

  • Ingram to clear last hurdle for new mayoral election

    Ingram city council members are scheduled to meet at 5 p.m. today to discuss and possibly approve an agreement whereby t... Read More >>

  • Shed burns on Paschal Avenue

    No injuries were reported following a shed fire behind a house on Paschal Avenue Sunday night. ... Read More >>

  • Road workers run over by suspected drunk driver

    Four men were struck by a pickup in a road construction zone on Texas 16 Friday night, and the man police say was drivin... Read More >>

  • Man killed in wreck identified

    A 30-year-old man killed in a recent wreck on Junction Highway has been identified as Jorge Mario Gonzales-Gomez. ... Read More >>

  • Tivy student in Pennsylvania for Celtic music competition

    As other Tivy High School students are tuning their stringed instruments and playing through fragments of classical piec... Read More >>

  • Commissioners to discuss River Star park future

    The Hill Country Youth Event Center and the River Star Arts and Event park will top Monday’s county commissioners’ a... Read More >>

  • Burglar makes off with $1,000 in electronics

    A home was reported burglarized just west of Kerrville this week, according to the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office. ... Read More >>

  • Windows missing from home building job site

    Nine windows and associated frames were reported missing from a home construction site this week, and police are seeking... Read More >>

  • Higher education reports mixed enrollment this fall

    As area college students settle into the routines of the fall semester, local institutions of higher learning are report... Read More >>

  • Genealogical Society says members ‘banned’ from contacting city staff

    Discord between the city of Kerrville and a volunteer board that spilled over into a Library Advisory Board meeting appe... Read More >>

  • Forensic psychiatrist cares for patients, seeks justice

    After 12 years in the U.S. Air Force helping troops work through their personal demons — including stints in Qatar and... Read More >>

  • Unattended truck crosses highway, hits building

    No one was injured when an unattended pickup hauling a flat bed trailer went across Sidney Baker Street and collided wit... Read More >>

  • Drinking, contact with child leads to prison

    A 48-year-old Kerr County man has been convicted of indecency with a child and sentenced to two years in prison for viol... Read More >>

  • A place called Pebble

    As you may know, I collect Kerrville and Kerr County items. When I saw an old postcard with the caption "Wagon Train, Ke... Read More >>

  • New Kerrville bank, but not new people.

    Kerrville—The staff at Kerrville’s Texas Hill Country Bank have a very familiar look to them. Three of t... Read More >>

  • Ingram businessman seeks hotel taxes to open visitors center

    INGRAM — Ingram council members heard a funding request this week by ... Read More >>

  • Man arrested on marijuana charges

    A 19-year-old San Antonio man was arrested on felony and misdemeanor marijuana possession charges. ... Read More >>

  • Boy Scout builds tepee at city park for Eagle badge project

    Built among the grasses in the open space at Kerrville-Schreiner Park, the tepee constructed there last month may look o... Read More >>

  • Deputies jail reported illegal immigrant

    A 27-year-old man accused of causing a disturbance at a bar was arrested and released to federal immigration authorities... Read More >>

  • Funds set aside to improve Lane Valley Road

    Motorists along a county roadway that has seen more than its fair share of wrecks, including two major accidents and at ... Read More >>

  • County still asking for security at polls, but at no charge

    Council members held off approving a contract with Kerr County to receive elections services for the new mayoral race, d... Read More >>

  • Ingram moves against “public nuisance”

    A property owner accused of having too much rubbish in his yard is being asked to appear before the Ingram City Council ... Read More >>

  • Council awards sewer contract for business lines

    By Clint Schroeder West Kerr Current Ingram City Council Tuesday voted to award a contract to construct the central ... Read More >>

  • Attorney General files against dam in Hunt

    This dam on the north fork of the Guadalupe River in western Kerr County is at the heart of a petition for a temporary i... Read More >>

  • City Board Positions Available

    Kerrville, Texas (September 3, 2014) - Citizen participation in local government plays an important and active role in t... Read More >>

  • Schreiner Goods Celebrates 3rd Anniverary

    That's right! It's time for our 3rd Anniversary!   We would like to invite you. Please co... Read More >>

  • $1,200 in items missing from truck bed

    A tackle box containing several knives and a fishing reel wrench was reported missing from the bed of a pickup parked at... Read More >>

  • Burglar hits broken-down Dodge

    A stereo and radar detector were reported missing from a disabled pickup left unattended on a country road. ... Read More >>

  • Woman jailed on meth accusation

    A 32-year-old woman wanted by the law was arrested and found to be carrying methamphetamine, according to police. ... Read More >>

  • Infant’s injuries under investigation

    Possible head injuries to an infant taken to a San Antonio hospital Friday are being investigated by local law enforceme... Read More >>

  • Naked man reported trespassing

    A nude man accused of entering a neighbor’s apartment without permission was pepper sprayed by police after he refused... Read More >>

  • Blaze destroys backyard shed on West Water

    A fire destroyed a shed and damaged another behind a home on West Water Street on Tuesday night.  ... Read More >>

  • Power outage affects 2,980

    A power outage that affected nearly 3,000 properties appears to have led to a fire department response at two businesses... Read More >>

  • Tivy grad returns to Kerrville, takes helm of vision.youth program

    A Kerrville native and former Tivy and college football player will direct a local after-school program targeted at gett... Read More >>

  • City drops suit against homeowner

    The city of Kerrville intends to drop its suit against a Kerrville woman accused by code enforcement officials of having... Read More >>

  • KPSF retires great duck race

    It was all quackers for eight years, but this December, the Kerrville Public School Foundation will kick off a new fundr... Read More >>

  • Pedernales Brewing Company hosts Beer & Hymns Sept 6

    Pedernales Brewing Company, the Fredericksburg-based brewery that makes Lobo beer, will host its next Beer & Hymn... Read More >>

  • 290 Wine Shuttle- RIDE. TASTE. RELAX.

    As new wineries popped up along Highway 290 around Fredericksburg and the Texas Hill Country, Mike Kinchen noticed a ... Read More >>

  • Security cameras going up downtown

    The city of Kerrville will spend about $62,000 installing security cameras at Peterson Plaza and in the downtown parking... Read More >>

  • Firefighters take ‘ice bucket challenge’ to support former colleague

    Former and current Kerrville firefighters gave themselves a cold shower in the afternoon heat last week to help fight a ... Read More >>

  • Business owners renew petition drive

    A group of Center Point residents and business owners are hoping the third time will be the charm for a petition seeking... Read More >>

  • Evicted seniors seek damages

    For decades, the Marine Corps had Jim Wescott moving every two years with his wife, Nancy. Sixteen years ago, after rais... Read More >>

  • KISD officials cut the ribbon on the newly renovated Antler Stadium

    A year-long $8.2 million project to renovate and improve Antler Stadium is complete and ready for the kickoff of the fir... Read More >>

  • Meth-dealing mom gets 20 years in prison

    An Ingram mother of two teenagers was sentenced to 20 years in prison for dealing methamphetamine, and felony possession... Read More >>

  • Students sought for Head Start, pre-kindergarten

    The Kerrville Independent School District Early Childhood Center is seeking 3- and 4-year-olds for its Head Start and pr... Read More >>

  • AG’s office to sue local dam owner

    The Texas Attorney General’s Office intends to file suit in the next month against a Virginia couple planning to retir... Read More >>

  • Man jailed on meth, traffic charges

    A 28-year-old San Antonio man was in the Kerr County jail on Friday after police accused him of having a suspended drive... Read More >>

  • $7,000 reportedly stolen while man showered

    A married couple reported $7,000 cash was taken from a drawer in their home this week while one of them was in the showe... Read More >>

  • Kerrville retiree recalls life spent along Panama Canal

    It was the height of the Great Depression, and Douglas Schmidt’s father was an unemployed electrician looking for work... Read More >>

  • Man reports being assaulted by picture frame, knife

    A 39-year-old Kerrville woman was in the county jail Thursday on accusations of assaulting her husband with a knife and ... Read More >>

  • Man gets 50 years in prison for sexual assaults

    A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for sexually assaulting two women in Kerrville late last year... Read More >>

  • River authority lowers tax rate

    The Upper Guadalupe River Authority is proposing to lower its tax rate on property owners in Kerr County and may adopt a... Read More >>

  • City moves toward pond construction

    The city of Kerrville will move forward next year with a design of a 150 million-gallon storage pond off Spur 100 to cap... Read More >>

  • The story of Fredericksburg's Vereins Kirche

    Not often is a replica older than the original, but that's the case in Fredericksburg with the Vereins Kirche, that "Cof... Read More >>

  • Learning by heart: Schreiner University

    By Ceslie Armstrong Schreiner University’s mission of preparing its students for meaningful work and purp... Read More >>

  • Symphony of the Hills 2014-2015 tickets on sale September 1 !

    Beginning September 1, the public can purchase tickets to individual concerts in the Symphony of the Hills 20... Read More >>

  • Public invited to see view at Antler Stadium

    The public has an opportunity to tour the newly renovated Antler Stadium in a dedication ceremony at 9 a.m. Friday. This... Read More >>

  • Man accused in beer theft

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  • Exhibit focuses on prehistoric bounty of the Hill Country

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  • Woman who crashed car into ditch faces felony

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  • Arson suspect charged in murder plot

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  • Six-time ex-con accused of inappropriate touching

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  • Ingram council budgets $10,000 for election re-do

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  • Wagonmaster heir takes wheel of family business

    Chip Miller says the first vehicle he can remember driving was a Jeep Willys as he sat on his grandfather’s lap. ... Read More >>

  • Valenzuela DWI injury case postponed

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  • Kerrville City Council rejects telephone tax

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  • Man accused in spleen injury found not guilty

    A defendant accused in a life-threatening beating was found not guilty by a jury, while the case of another man accused ... Read More >>

  • Man who died of stab wounds identified

    The man who died of stab wounds in Kerr County on Monday has been identified as 54-year-old Dwight Anthony Williams of I... Read More >>

  • Preschool Story Time to Resume at Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

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  • Man arrested on murder accusation

    A man has been accused of stabbing someone to death in a neighborhood just east of Ingram on Monday. ... Read More >>

  • Police report sex assault of child

    Police are investigating reports that a child was sexually assaulted at a Kerrville home by a juvenile family member. ... Read More >>

  • Great-grandson of famous rancher Schreiner accused of theft, money laundering

    The 56-year-old grandson of Texas Ranger Capt. Charles A. Schreiner is facing several felonies for reportedly stealing m... Read More >>

  • Commissioners debate funding for library

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  • Center Point resident pitches plan for local park

    A Center Point resident presented plans Monday to county commissioners for improvements to that community’s Lions Park... Read More >>

  • 7-year-old boy among 3 killed in Sunday wreck

    A 7-year-old boy was among three Kerrville residents who died after a two-vehicle wreck Sunday on Junction Highway. ... Read More >>


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  • New federal rule affects owners of ivory products, future of elephants

    On Friday, Alec Strauss showed off a large, engraved elephant tusk at the home of local scrimshaw artist and African ele... Read More >>

  • City names interim fire chief

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  • Commissioner Reeves: I’m ready to run

    For Bob Reeves, running for public office and serving the citizens of Kerr County Precinct 4 had always been the plan; i... Read More >>

  • Meth user gets prison

    A 42-year-old man was convicted of a state jail felony for possessing less than 1 gram of methamphetamine in 2012.   ... Read More >>

  • Three killed in Sunday wreck

    Three people, including a 7-year-old boy, died after a two-vehicle wreck Sunday on Junction Highway, according to police... Read More >>

  • Allegations of public lewdness lead to arrest

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  • Ingram elections may include armed security

    Kerr County officials have told the city of Ingram they won’t administer the city’s upcoming special mayoral electio... Read More >>

  • County set to vote on budget, tax rate

    As Kerr County commissioners prepare to approve an unchanged tax rate and a budget that dips into reserves for next year... Read More >>

  • Motorcycle noise bane of some, necessary to others

    Echoing across the Hill Country, the sounds of motorcycles for some is like the call of the sirens, but for others, it�... Read More >>

  • Changes ahead for Vets Day parade

    The completion of the Kerr County war memorial expansion may coincide with this year’s Veterans Day, leaving organizer... Read More >>

  • New county attorney takes on multitude of roles

    Since taking office as Kerr County attorney about five months ago, Heather Stebbins has prosecuted both juveniles and ad... Read More >>

  • Man arrested after crashing minivan

    After a wreck this week, a 56-year-old Bastrop man was in the county jail Thursday on accusations of driving while intox... Read More >>

  • Road builder dodges penalties in West Kerr County

    A company tasked with improving a major thoroughfare from Ingram to Hunt avoided paying damages to the Texas Department ... Read More >>

  • Volunteers object to behavior of city staff

    Volunteer members of the Kerrville Genealogical Society say they no longer want to work with some city staff members the... Read More >>

  • Domino’s reports pizza theft

    Three men may have conspired to enter a pizza delivery driver’s car and steal two full pizza bags valued at $170. ... Read More >>

  • New justice of the peace hopes to make a difference

    In her new job as Precinct 1 justice of the peace, Mitzi French tries to use the court’s tradition as “a people’s ... Read More >>

  • Ingram city council investigating homeowner's trash

    INGRAM — Ingram city council members opted to investigate recent complaints that a homeowner’s property is full of t... Read More >>

  • Commissioners keep their eye on plan completion

    With work at the new Hill Country Youth Event Center exhibit hall moving ahead at full steam, county leaders who have se... Read More >>

  • State appeals judge to speak in Kerrville

    Fourth Court of Appeals Judge Rebeca Martinez will visit Kerrville this month to deliver a speech and participate in a c... Read More >>

  • Water district seeks applicants for open seat

    Kerr County’s groundwater district is seeking candidates to apply for an open spot on its governing board.  ... Read More >>

  • Road work crippling merchants; Old Ingram Loop businesses hit hard

    Merchants on Old Ingram Loop, and beyond, are being affected greatly by a loss of customers as a result of the prolonge... Read More >>

  • Reeves gets nod for ballot

    Bob Reeves The Kerr County Precinct 4 Executive Committee has announced it has selected Bob Reeves to be the replacem... Read More >>

  • Ingram schools meet standards; target scores exceeded in all areas

    By Clint Schroeder West Kerr Current Ingram school board members heard a report on the 2014 Texas Education Agency�... Read More >>

  • Storm dumps 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain on Kerrville

    A vortex materialized over the region and dumped between  ... Read More >>

  • Former addict married to police officer now helping others

    A local chemical dependency counselor married to a police officer uses her experiences as a former methamphetamine addic... Read More >>

  • Mother of infant jailed for fraud, serial theft

    A 29-year-old woman who is accused of committing debit card fraud five times and hiding stolen merchandise under her bab... Read More >>

  • Local GOP nominates Reeves for county post

    West Kerr Country resident Bob Reeves has been nominated by the Republican Party to run in the November election for the... Read More >>

  • Trial begins for man accused in near-fatal wreck

    A 28-year-old Kerrville man accused of driving while intoxicated and causing a near-fatal wreck last year is expected to... Read More >>

  • Suspected illegal immigrant accused of assaulting girlfriend

    A 38-year-old Mexican national suspected of being in the country illegally was in the county jail Tuesday on accusations... Read More >>

  • Police arrest 2 men with stolen vehicle

    Two men said to be drunk and in possession of a stolen car were ... Read More >>

  • Suspects sought in illegal burn

    Authorities are trying to find who set brush piles on fire and imperiled nearby neighborhoods. ... Read More >>

  • Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts Community Business EXPO Thursday, August 21

    Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce will host Business EXPO FREE for the public The Kerrville Area Chamber of Com... Read More >>

  • Schreiner professor jumpstarts research on neurodegenerative diseases

    A local Schreiner University professor is paving the way for possible cures for neurodegenerative diseases with the help... Read More >>

  • San Antonio native tapped as VP for chamber

    With no job on the horizon and no plans in sight, Angela Mayer called her move three months ago from North Texas back to... Read More >>

  • Man jailed after knife incident

    A 42-year-old ex-con convicted of attempted murder was arrested for the 18th time in Kerr County after wielding a knife ... Read More >>

  • County talks budget, library

    County options to fund the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, at least in part, were left on the table Monday after one c... Read More >>

  • Scammer impersonates sheriff’s deputy

    Several Texas law enforcement agencies are receiving reports of a man impersonating a sheriff’s deputy to defraud resi... Read More >>

  • Ingram to mull action against homeowner

    Ingram council members will consider tonight whether to investigate recent complaints that a homeowner’s property is a... Read More >>

  • Agencies step up DWI enforcement

    Although local law enforcement officers are always tasked with being on the lookout for drunk drivers — to the point e... Read More >>

  • County to take off for Texas Independence Day

    Kerr County Commissioner H.A. “Buster” Baldwin got his way. ... Read More >>

  • World War II veteran to visit Pentagon 70 years after service

    Alta Reeves Wilhelm had been standing outside the Schreiner’s Department Store in downtown Kerrville with her lifelong... Read More >>

  • University campus mobilizes to greet new Kerrville residents

    Two 18-year-old best friends from San Antonio are among the hundreds of Schreiner University freshmen who’ll be making... Read More >>

  • Texas Home Plans earns awards for Comanche Trace Tour of Homes

      Texas Home Plans, a Kerrville, Texas-based home design firm, earned several top awards at the 2014 T... Read More >>

  • From where did Kerrville's earliest settlers come?

    Some communities in the Texas Hill Country had settlers from a distinct area: Fredericksburg and Boerne, for instance, w... Read More >>

  • Community, Salvation Army, give school supplies to 166 kids

    Sandra Rusch and her three young children entered the sanctuary of the Salvation Army Church Saturday morning and were g... Read More >>

  • Kerr County jobless rate slightly higher

    More than 1,000 Kerr County residents were looking for work in July, giving a slight bump to the otherwise low jobless r... Read More >>

  • Teens take mom’s car on 210-mile ride

    Two Kerrville teens recently were found stranded in Corpus Christi after they left their homes without permission, accor... Read More >>

  • Hill Country Red Cross names new executive director

    After six months of searching for the right fit, Jacques DuBose, a community leader in the Hill Country, has been named ... Read More >>

  • Cattle roping ropes missing from truck

    Someone broke the window of a pickup parked at a local vehicle dealership and stole expensive livestock rope, according ... Read More >>

  • KPD Offers Back to School Traffic Safety

    Back To School Traffic Safety (Aug 15, 2014) Private schools will be back in session on Monday, August 18, while all ... Read More >>

  • City Municipal Offices to be Closed on Labor Day

    Labor Day Holiday Closure Kerrville, Texas (August 15, 2014) - The City of Kerrville Municipal Offices including the ... Read More >>

  • Movies in the Park (TARZAN) to be held August 22nd

    Kerrville, Texas (August 15, 2014) - The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce Movies... Read More >>

  • Ranch Hand Hires New Marketing Director

      Ranch Hand and Truckfitters has appointed Mavis Arambula-M... Read More >>

  • Several landowners grant permission for city access to property

    Despite many misgivings about the city’s proposed river trail crossing their property, several Guadalupe Street reside... Read More >>

  • Wreck leaves 5-year-old boy paralyzed

    A 5-year-old Kerrville boy is paralyzed following a wreck authorities say was caused by a drunk driver. ... Read More >>

  • Man accused of meth possession

    A 29-year-old Kerrville man was in the county jail as of Thursday following his arrest on accusations of possessing meth... Read More >>

  • River parade, Celtic games set Saturday

    Hundreds of people are anticipated to descend on the banks of the Guadalupe River this weekend for Celtic games and othe... Read More >>

  • No property tax rate increase in store for Ingram

    INGRAM — Ingram is on track to get a balanced budget with no property tax rate increase. ... Read More >>

  • Cement mixer missing

    The Kerr County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of a ... Read More >>

  • Fredericksburg’s Gillespie County Fair set for Aug 21-24

    The Gillespie County Fair arrives August 21-24, 2014, at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds in Fredericksburg, Texas.... Read More >>

  • BusinessLink magazine wins national award

    The Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday night received a top award for communications excellence from the Ame... Read More >>

  • Mother accused of felony, driving drunk with child

    A 39-year-old woman was jailed following her arrest on accusations of driving while intoxicated for at least the third t... Read More >>

  • Handgun, coins reported missing from unlocked home

    An 80-year-old woman reported items missing from her home in the ... Read More >>

  • Youth ranch resident accused of sex assault

    A boy is charged with sexually assaulting another boy twice at Hill ... Read More >>

  • DWI arrest follows hit-and-run

    A 30-year-old Fredericksburg driver was jailed after police accused him of causing a wreck on Junction Highway. ... Read More >>

  • State seeks death penalty in fatal shootings

    The state is seeking the death penalty for a 67-year-old Harper man accused of killing his wife and granddaughter. ... Read More >>

  • Shake-up at fire department as fire chief resigns, assistant chief position eliminated

    City officials are calling this week’s shake-up at the Kerrville Fire Department a “restructuring,” following the ... Read More >>

  • Families and Literacy director retires

    During his tenure as executive director of Families and Literacy Inc., Mike Hunter watched programs help hundreds of res... Read More >>

  • Car overturns off Texas 16

    A small child and her grandparents were pulled from an upside down car by firefighters Wednesday afternoon. Luckily, all... Read More >>

  • Learning behind bars: Local jail offers education for inmates

    In hopes of decreasing the jail population through education, the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office and Families and Litera... Read More >>

  • East end of Old Ingram Loop to close; contractor behind, being charged damages

    Work resumes on a new Cade Loop Bridge an element of the Texas Department of Transportation’s $8.58 million Hwy. 39 re... Read More >>

  • Chicho’s adds to culinary choices

    Chef Juan Carlos Padilla, “Chicho” to his friends, and wife Norma Jean Padilla gladly serve up this popular yummy, ... Read More >>

  • Labor Day Impaired Driving Mobilization

    (AUG 13, 2014) Beginning August 15 through September 1, 2014, the Kerrville Police Department will join forces with the ... Read More >>

  • End of Summer Events at Singing Wind Park

    End of Summer Special Events at Singing Wind Park Kerrville, Texas (August 13, 2014) – The Kerrville Parks and Recr... Read More >>

  • Meth, heroin users sentenced

    A 29-year-old ex-con found lying in the street four months ago in an intoxicated state has been sentenced to two years i... Read More >>

  • Cause for celebration: Resident commemorates 101st birthday

    Crowned with a bright pink birthday headband, Mattie Cross was applauded and cheered by Emeritus Plaza on the River resi... Read More >>

  • Man said to be high on meth arrested

    A 39-year-old Kerr County man who reported being pursued around the city by a group of people wishing to do him harm was... Read More >>

  • Police seek help finding vandals

    Graffiti has been reported at several places in Kerrville in recent days, and police are seeking the public’s help fin... Read More >>

  • Woman jailed after scratching deputy

    A 30-year-old Kerr County woman said to have fled a sheriff’s deputy in a vehicle and scratched him as he arrested her... Read More >>

  • City rejects county library funding offer

    Kerr County residents living outside the city limits are no closer to being able to use the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Lib... Read More >>

  • Police track down phone reported missing from vehicle

    A phone reported missing from a vehicle parked at a grocery store was recovered at a home, and officers are investigatin... Read More >>

  • Stage 2 water restrictions in place

    Kerrville water users are being asked to curtail the use of automatic and hose-end sprinklers as the city moves into Sta... Read More >>

  • Declaration of Stage 2 Water Conservation Measures

    Kerrville, Texas (August 12, 2014) – Effective 12:01 a.m. on August 13, 2014, Kerrville will move from Stage 1 to Stag... Read More >>


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  • Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association Member Receives Top Award

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  • Woman injured Monday in rollover at local park

    A Kerrville woman in her 20s was taken to Peterson Regional Medical Center with what appeared to be injuries that weren�... Read More >>

  • Groups weave anti-bullying message into summer activities

    Although school is out of session, the children involved in the YMCA summer day camp have spent the past few months deve... Read More >>

  • Council to consider new budget

    A proposed new state rule is drawing the ire of city officials who contend it may subject gas customers to increased rat... Read More >>

  • Local man faces felony for stealing cough syrup

    A 30-year-old Kerrville ex-con accused of shoplifting at Gibson’s Discount Center and Wal-Mart within the span of five... Read More >>

  • County offers unchanged tax rate

    Most county residents will see little change in their tax bill this year based on the proposed tax rate set Monday by co... Read More >>

  • Area schools get STAAR results

    Local school districts are starting off the school year by meeting state standards that measure a district’s performan... Read More >>

  • One killed, 1 injured in Hunt wreck

    A 22-year-old Hunt driver failed to negotiate a curve at high speed and died after crashing the vehicle into a utility p... Read More >>

  • Wanted woman accused of cocaine

    A 21-year-old woman wanted by the law was found to be in possession of cocaine just before she was jailed, according to ... Read More >>

  • Greystone Prep sees highest female population

    Nicky Manitzas said she has never felt as passionate about anything as she is about the possibility of joining the Naval... Read More >>

  • County proposes more spending, deficit in budget

    Kerr County’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year, beginning Oct. 1, is $1 million larger than the current year�... Read More >>

  • Runaway / Missing Juvenile

    The Kerrville Police Department is asking for your help in locating a runaway / missing juvenile. Alban Jimenez His... Read More >>

  • Man accused of choking girlfriend

    A 21-year-old old man was in the county jail Thursday after being accused of choking his girlfriend.  ... Read More >>

  • $1,400 bike reported missing

    A $1,400 bike was reported missing from a building south of Kerrville.  ... Read More >>

  • Police: Woman defrauded of $675

    A 73-year old woman reported being taken for $675 after cashing a bad check provided by an acquaintance.  ... Read More >>

  • Makeup, debit card missing from vehicle

    A debit card, a $50 purse and $25 in makeup were among items reported missing from a vehicle in Kerrville. ... Read More >>

  • Man awaiting prison accused of assault on jailer

    A 28-year-old Kerrville man awaiting transfer to prison on methamphetamine and evading arrest charges was accused of spi... Read More >>

  • Let the shopping begin for tax-free weekend

    Bargain signs are up, and local businesses have been busy preparing for tax-free bargain shoppers this weekend, when Tex... Read More >>

  • Parole denied for baby killer

    A nurse who killed a Kerrville baby and wounded another from Bexar County 32 years ago was denied parole in a hearing Th... Read More >>

  • City still looking to fill Main Street post

    A city position important for promoting downtown Kerrville has been vacant for more than a year, and it may remain so fo... Read More >>

  • Burglar makes off with $300 golf clubs

    A man ran into an open garage on Yorktown Boulevard and stole golf clubs, according to a witness’ report to police. ... Read More >>

  • Medication, gold ring missing from home

    A 90-year-old woman reported 100 hydrocodone pills and a $200 gold ring missing from her unlocked home. ... Read More >>

  • In full swing: Practices underway for marching band season

    While school is not yet in session, some students can already be found on the Tivy High School campus.  ... Read More >>

  • Mentally ill meth user gets prison

    A 28-year-old ex-con and meth user with several mental illnesses was sentenced to five years in prison for leading polic... Read More >>

  • Ingram sewer project hits snag

    INGRAM — A project to connect most businesses in Ingram to the Kerrville sewer treatment facility will be delayed four... Read More >>

  • Center Point school board incumbents seek re-election

    With two weeks left to file to run for election, candidates are lining up in three upcoming school district board of tru... Read More >>

  • Hunt School officials to recommend School Run become a 1-way street

    HUNT — After meeting with neighboring businesses and residents, Hunt Independent School District superintendent Crysta... Read More >>

  • Blast, fire injures one

    This fiery shooting flame sent dozens of emergency personnel and equipment scrambling Tuesday morning to Scrap Solutions... Read More >>

  • City to seek new bids on sewer project

    By Clint Schroeder West Kerr Current Ingram City Council Tuesday voted to advertise for new bids on a contract to co... Read More >>

  • Crittenden takes ITM helm

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  • Kid's Punt, Pass, and Kick Event

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  • Wet N' Wag

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  • Local scientist works to spread awareness of ‘nature’s biofilters’

    Bob Howells said people sometimes laugh in disbelief when he picks up a mussel and proclaims it to be male or female. ... Read More >>

  • Former Kerr County commissioner dies at 73

    Former county commissioner David Nicholson died at age 73 at his home in Kerrville. ... Read More >>

  • Wells takes helm at Partners in Ministry

    Jeanette Wells first learned of Partners in Ministry about 15 years ago when she was developing First Presbyterian Churc... Read More >>

  • The Origin of the Early Settlers of Bandera Might Surprise You

    Though German settlers of the Texas Hill Country established distinct communities whose Old World charms continue to dra... Read More >>

  • Gas tank fire injures one, ignites building

    At least one man was burned just before a storage building between Ingram and Kerrville caught fire. ... Read More >>

  • Tools, wallet reported missing in vehicle burglaries

    Expensive tools and a wallet were among items reported missing in two incidents in the last few days. ... Read More >>

  • Ex-con accused of burying drugs in potted plant

    A 27-year-old man accused of possessing heroin over the weekend was in the county jail for the 15th time as of Monday. ... Read More >>

  • Ingram sewer bids higher than expected

    All three construction firms that responded to bids issued by the city of Ingram for a $950,000 sewer project came in ov... Read More >>

  • Two face meth dealing charges

    A 29-year-old Ingram woman who’s been to prison twice in the last four years for selling illegal drugs has been charge... Read More >>

  • Occupational therapists see benefits in knitting

    Janet Himes began knitting when she was 6 years old, but it wasn’t until later in life that she began to appreciate it... Read More >>

  • Salvation Army extends deadline for back-to-school supply drive

    Officials at the Kerrville Salvation Army say about 40 local children still are in need of school supplies, and the agen... Read More >>

  • Police investigate attempted kidnapping

    The grandmother of a 12-year-old girl told police a man tried to abduct the child on Saturday. ... Read More >>

  • Willow Creek Café in Mason Draws on its’ Historic Roots As Willow Creek Club Opens August 6th

    Mason, Texas in the 1880-1890’s was a bustling Hill Country town with a population that grew from 2644 to over 5000... Read More >>

  • Texas Heroes Hall of Honor-Part 1

    The Frontier Times Museum in Bandera, Texas (the official "Cowboy C... Read More >>

  • Singing to the same beat: A family band

    Jose Luis Villalobos’ first musical performance was by his father’s side at a local church. Together, they entertain... Read More >>

  • Man gets prison time for local bakery robbery

    A 44-year-old recovering meth addict has been sentenced to two years and eight months in prison for robbing a local bake... Read More >>

  • Review of convicted child killer’s release date continues

    In the next 30 days, officials will decide whether convicted murderer Genene Jones will be paroled before her 2018 manda... Read More >>

  • Hearing reset in eminent domain suit

    The city of Kerrville wants a district judge to rule this month on whether Rio Robles landowners can be forced to allow ... Read More >>

  • Texas Heroes Hall of Honor-Part 2

    The Frontier Times Museum in Bandera, Texas (the official "Cow... Read More >>

  • Time to hit the books

    Only 23 days remain of summer vacation for children who return to school. ... Read More >>

  • Motorcycle crash sends rider to hospital

    A 24-year-old man was in critical condition Friday after a motorcycle wreck the previous day in Kerrville. ... Read More >>

  • Crime: 40th arrest follows assault on mother

    A 45-year-old Kerrville ex-con was in the county jail Friday after his 40th arrest in Kerr County on accusations of assa... Read More >>

  • Nurse’s odd collection brings smiles to coworkers, patients

    For several months, three rubber ducks occupied the desk of Meri Beth Schwendeman, a registered nurse with Sound Physici... Read More >>

  • Fighting the heat: Precautionary measures needed on hot, 
humid days

    At the height of summer temperatures, many are susceptible to heat stress when out in blistering heat for long periods o... Read More >>

  • New homebuilding on the rise

    New homebuilding in Kerrville has been increasing for at least the last 22 months, according to figures from the city’... Read More >>

  • Man jailed on multiple felony charges

    A 35-year-old Kerrville man was in the county jail Thursday following his arrest that day on 10 warrants and accusations... Read More >>

  • Residents lose thousands in award, vehicle selling scams

    Unknown telephone callers have scammed residents out of thousands of dollars in the last week, local law enforcement age... Read More >>

  • County mulls new rates 
for ag facility

    With ongoing renovations and construction at the Hill Country Youth Event Center, county officials are considering amend... Read More >>

  • Coach handbags among items stolen from vehicles

    A $375 purse and $1,200 in cellphones were among items listed as missing in three vehicle burglaries reported in the las... Read More >>

  • Changes made to STAAR math requirements for 5th, 8th grade students

    Fifth- and eighth-graders who were asked to pass the state mandated math exams to be moved up to the next grade level th... Read More >>

  • Daughter takes over mother’s classroom at Tom Daniels

    As a child, Emma Cano hated weekends, because it meant no school. She would gather her eight younger brothers and sister... Read More >>

  • Roasting rage: Locally reported assaults highest in summer months

    Aggravated assaults, thefts and burglaries tend to be higher in the summer than in other seasons nationwide, according t... Read More >>

  • County mulls funding for 
local library

    City of Kerrville officials will be asked to consider two options for county funding toward the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial... Read More >>

  • Karate studio to help father with medical expenses

    A day after his birthday on April 3, Ernest Vest was diagnosed with prostate cancer. The past three months have been a s... Read More >>

  • Kerrville man 
accused of burglary, theft of firearm

    A 60-year-old unemployed Kerrville man has been charged with burglarizing a man’s property and stealing a firearm in J... Read More >>

  • Mountain Home camp meeting opens Saturday

    By Irene Van Winkle West Kerr Current August always means it’s time for camp meeting, and whoever has never been t... Read More >>

  • HCTC building new headquarters

    This drawing by architect Peter Lewis shows how the front of the new Hill Country Telephone Cooperative building will lo... Read More >>

  • Proposals made for county library use

    By Irene Van Winkle West Kerr Current Long after City of Kerrville and Kerr County officials had split over funding ... Read More >>

  • Deputies respond to burglary alarm, nab Austinite

    A 19-year-old Austin man was in the county jail Tuesday following his arrest on forgery and burglary accusations. ... Read More >>

  • Woman accused of drunk driving, assaulting jailer

    A 34-year-old Kerrville woman jailed after reportedly driving drunk and almost colliding with a house has been accused o... Read More >>

  • DA heads to Angleton to prevent release of child killer

    For the first time in 30 years, local district attorney Scott Monroe is facing the prospect of being in the same room wi... Read More >>

  • KISD trustees approve $37.2M budget

    The Kerrville Independent School District will operate on a $37.2 million budget approved by trustees Monday following a... Read More >>

  • Woman gets prison for meth, serial theft

    A 42-year-old woman with a criminal history of theft and drug possession has been sentenced to nine years in prison on m... Read More >>

  • Temperatures flare inside 
as coworkers, families battle 
over the thermostat

    Kerr County maintenance superintendent Tim Bollier likes to have the thermostats at the courthouse set on 72, but his re... Read More >>

  • Strumming to Bach: Classical guitarist to perform in parlor concert

    From the depth of Hayden Richter’s guitar, Heitor Villa-Lobos “Valsa-choro” echoed through the intimate studio wit... Read More >>

  • Gunshots lead to arrests of suspected illegal immigrants

    Two Mexican nationals said to be in the country illegally were arrested following reports of gunfire in a Kerrville neig... Read More >>

  • KPUB: No rate increases in store

    The Kerrville Public Utility Board’s general manager says he anticipates no rate increases for electricity customers n... Read More >>

  • Kerrville ISD moves up kindergarten registration to Monday

    Kerrville Independent School District has moved up kindergarten student registration to Aug. 4 to allow district officia... Read More >>

  • Ingram mayoral election set for Sept. 17-30, Oct. 4

    The results of Ingram’s mayoral election in May will be discarded, and a new election has been set for Oct. 4.  ... Read More >>

  • City Water Safe to Drink

    Kerrville, Texas (July 28, 2014) – Recently a small algal bloom has occurred in Nimitz Lake, causing the City Water Pr... Read More >>

  • KPD Appoints New Investigator

    (July 14, 2014) On July 14, 2014, Kerrville Police Department (KPD) Officer Kristy Harris was selected as the newest in... Read More >>

  • Woman defrauded of $20K in ‘green dot scam’

    Over the last week, Kerrville police have received multiple complaints per day about a telephone scam which has claimed ... Read More >>

  • Watershed warriors: Hundreds tackle trash in annual river cleanup

    Stephanie Clifton and 11 other local real estate agents explored the recesses of Quinlan Creek for three hours in the ho... Read More >>

  • Jealous ex gets probation in stabbing, burglary case

    A 21-year-old old Kerrville man said to have broken into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment last year and stabbed a man she... Read More >>

  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters looking for kids to sponsor

    To Debra Parmley, branch director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas and the Texas Hill Country, mentoring is ab... Read More >>

  • Going to the mattress

    There are more than a thousand pages of Texas laws regulating how disputes between residents are resolved in court, with... Read More >>

  • Camp abuse case settled out of court

    The family of a boy said to have been touched inappropriately in Kerr County by two former Camp Stewart counselors has d... Read More >>

  • KISD budget hearing set

    Kerrville Independent School District will host a public hearing Monday to discuss the 2014-15 school year budget. ... Read More >>

  • Schreiner interns help businesses

    Jacquelyn Lacefield’s ultimate goal is to become an executive director of a nonprofit, so when there was an opportunit... Read More >>

  • Green Dot Card Scam Warning

    (July 24) An 80 – year – old Kerrville area woman answered her phone this past week and the caller told the woman s... Read More >>

  • Man jailed after wreck

    A 32-year-old man was arrested after a wreck and is accused of driving while intoxicated. ... Read More >>

  • Ingram ISD trustees approve $8.8M budget

    INGRAM — Teachers will see a 3.5 percent pay increase for the 2014-15 school year, Ingram Independent School District ... Read More >>

  • Local woman brings love of nature, ecological expertise to protecting river

    For the last seven years, Tara Bushnoe has worked to monitor the Guadalupe River and educate kids and the public about t... Read More >>

  • Missing truck found in river

    Fishermen in a boat on the Guadalupe River on Wednesday night noticed a pickup truck submerged in the water about 75 fee... Read More >>

  • 24-year-old man 
hospitalized after being hurled from Hummer

    A 24-year-old Kerrville man was flown to San Antonio after being ejected from a vehicle that crashed south of town. ... Read More >>

  • City looking to fill Main Street post

    After remaining vacant for more than a year, city officials say they could soon be filling the Main Street manager’s p... Read More >>

  • Teens taken to hospital after Wednesday wreck

    Two teens were injured after a two-vehicle wreck on Junction Highway on Wednesday night.  ... Read More >>

  • Vehicle burglary toll up to at least 9 in Kerrville neighborhood

    Items were reported missing from a car parked on Lois Street, making it at least the ninth vehicle burglary reported in ... Read More >>

  • Four drink machines reported burglarized

    Dr Pepper/Seven Up Inc. wants local prosecutors to pursue felony charges against whoever removed about $500 from four ve... Read More >>

  • Police chase ends in wreck, arrest

    A California man is spending his 37th birthday in the county jail following reports he led law enforcement officers on a... Read More >>

  • “Water Conservation: Best Practices” Event Considered a Success

    Kerrville, Texas (July 24, 2014) – Nearly 50 people attended the “Water Conservation: Best Practices” event held a... Read More >>

  • Kerrville Beautification Advisory Committee Presents Awards

    Kerrville, Texas (July 24, 2014) – On July 22, 2014 the Kerrville Beautification Advisory Committee (KBAC) presented t... Read More >>

  • Summer Fun Continues at the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library!

    Kerrville, Texas (July 24, 2014) – The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library is excited to announce that two Summer Reading... Read More >>

  • Peace with the Comanche -- 1847

    Last week, I left you with a cliffhanger of sorts; this week I end the series on the German colonists who settled our ar... Read More >>

  • Hills Home Page Sponsors The National Day of The American Cowboy

    Bandera—Ceslie Armstrong, Features Editor for Hills Home Page announced today that the Internet portal for... Read More >>

  • HillsHomePage Joins Ferrari Fashion Week As Internet Media Partner

    San Antonio—Ceslie Armstrong, Features Editor for Hills Home Page announced today that the Internet portal... Read More >>

  • Advanced Comfort: NFL quarterback Drew Brees visits Hill Country

    COMFORT — Hundreds of citizens across the Hill County flocked to Bobcat Stadium in Comfort on Wednesday to take part i... Read More >>

  • River parade, Celtic games, set for August

    With no fee for vendor booths this year, the upcoming Guadalupe River Parade may be shaping up to be one of the largest ... Read More >>

  • Man charged with burglary, assault

    A 37-year-old Kerr County man has been charged with two felonies in connection with accusations he threatened a woman wi... Read More >>

  • Forced entry burglary reported

    A home between Hunt and Ingram was reported burglarized this week.  ... Read More >>

  • City: No action on appraisal challenge

    The Kerrville City Council took no action Tuesday night after meeting for about 30 minutes with legal counsel about the ... Read More >>

  • Fund set up to help family of 13-year-old in ICU

    A 13-year-old Hal Peterson Middle School student known for his athletic abilities is in the intensive care unit at Child... Read More >>

  • Two arrested after theft, foot chase

    A 32-year-old man and 26-year-old woman were in the county jail Wednesday after a police officer responded to reports of... Read More >>

  • New Ingram mayoral election Oct. 4

    By Clint Schroeder West Kerr Current The City of Ingram will hold another mayoral election between Mayor James Salte... Read More >>

  • Warrior Stadium gets new turf

    Workers for Texas Multi-Chem, LTD. Monday roll out some of the 100,000 square feet of Tifway 499, a hybrid ermuda grass,... Read More >>

  • City of Ingram opens bids on business sewer lines

    By Clint Schroeder West Kerr Current Ingram City Council advanced the city project to extend sewer service to busine... Read More >>

  • Celebrate the National Day of the American Cowboy in the Cowboy Capital of the World

    by Mary Allyce The Frontier Times Museum, title sponsor, HEB, and presenting spon... Read More >>

  • Our Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys

    by Mary Allyce  When the Frontier Times Museum stages the 2014 National... Read More >>

  • Visionary Local Bank Puts It's Money Where the Community Is

    By Ceslie Armstrong When Roy Thompson, president and C.E.O. of Texas Hill Country Bank, talks about... Read More >>

  • Man jailed after wreck

    A 19-year-old Kerrville man was jailed after police accused him of driving his car into a parked vehicle and fleeing the... Read More >>

  • Man accused of felony assault of girlfriend

    A 25-year-old Kerrville man was jailed on accusations of assaulting his girlfriend during an argument. ... Read More >>

  • T-hangars taking shape at Kerrville municipal

    The steel frame of the first six new T-hangars was taking shape Tuesday at the Kerrville municipal airport, a day after ... Read More >>

  • Man taken to hospital after reported assault

    A 21-year-old San Antonio man was found beaten in front of a drug and alcohol recovery club in Ingram.  ... Read More >>

  • City projects $1.5M hike in revenues

    Kerrville may have an additional $1.5 million to spend next year based on revenue projections reported Tuesday night to ... Read More >>

  • Chamber of Commerce VP leaving for the oil industry

    For many people, Kristan Weaver is the face of the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce. ... Read More >>

  • County offers golf program for at-risk youth

    Three Tivy High School students have backtracked from troubled paths, and they are now taking the road to success with t... Read More >>

  • Celebrating a centennial birthday

    A day shy of his birthday, John Ball sat before a frosted cake with three lit candles representing his 100th birthday ce... Read More >>

  • Community invited to ‘adopt’ child for school supplies

    In hopes of helping children receive school supplies needed for the 2014-15 school year, the Salvation Army is allowing ... Read More >>

  • Woman gets second chance after drug charge

    A 33-year-old woman was sentenced to concurrent probation terms for possessing a large amount of methamphetamine.  ... Read More >>

  • Knives, sunglasses, GPS reported missing from unlocked vehicle

    About $550 in property was reported missing from a 2000 Chevy Suburban parked in the Greenwood Forest neighborhood, wher... Read More >>

  • Pickup left running in driveway reported missing

    A man who went into his home while his pickup was running in the driveway emerged to find someone had driven off with th... Read More >>

  • Gang member accused in girlfriend’s wrist-cutting

    A 43-year-old ex-con said to have been an Aryan Circle member was arrested on accusations of assaulting his girlfriend, ... Read More >>

  • Jobless rate climbs slightly, still lower than state

    Kerr County’s unemployment rate increased slightly from May to June, but the last six months have averaged out to be t... Read More >>

  • Times sweeps awards at West Texas Press convention

    GRAHAM — The Kerrville Daily Times received 13 awards from the West Texas Press Association, including 10 first place ... Read More >>

  • Fredericksburg's Meusebach went seeking the Comanche

    John O. Meusebach may have had many problems as the second commissioner general of the Adelsverein, the organization res... Read More >>

  • Hunt teachers to receive pay increase

    HUNT — Despite losing state revenue, Hunt Independent School District teachers will receive a salary increase based on... Read More >>

  • Man jailed on meth charges

    A 30-year-old Kerrville man reportedly stoned on methamphetamine was in the county jail Friday after his arrest this wee... Read More >>

  • Member of famous YO family dies

    Sixty-year-old Walter Schreiner, one of the owners of a historic game ranch near Kerrville, died in a single-vehicle cra... Read More >>

  • Rotary collects textbooks for impoverished countries

    In efforts to help educate children across the world, The Rotary Club of Kerrville has collected hundreds of outdated te... Read More >>

  • Real estate agents see improvements in local home sales

    The housing market in Kerr County is making a comeback, according to local real estate experts. ... Read More >>

  • Thursday afternoon wreck sends woman to hospital, man to jail

    A woman police said may have been driving drunk was rescued from a wrecked car and taken to the hospital with what were ... Read More >>

  • Teens dedicate day of camp to service projects

    MOUNTAIN HOME – Llamas approached Abi Riggle, 15, looking for food as Riggle cleaned the feeders at Southwest Llama Re... Read More >>

  • Times seeks 
nominations for Citizen 
of the Year

    The Kerrville Daily Times is accepting nominations for the 2014 Bill Dozier Citizen of the Year award. ... Read More >>

  • 2nd trailer missing from local business this month

    A trailer was reported missing from a local vehicle dealership, the second such incident reported this month.  ... Read More >>

  • Seats open on three local 
school boards

    Three local school districts each have three seats on their board of trustees that will be up for election in November. ... Read More >>

  • Kid's Triathlon

    Kerrville, Texas (July 17, 2014) - The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department would like to announce the 19th... Read More >>

  • Movies in the Park - Friday, July 18th - FREE event

    Kerrville, Texas (July 17, 2014) - The City of Kerrville is pleased to announce Movies in the Park to be held on Friday,... Read More >>

  • More inmates than beds: Sheriff says he may have to start housing inmates out of county

     A woman arrested earlier this year after being accused of assaulting an elderly family member wasn’t in jail long be... Read More >>

  • Children channel creativity at KACC art camp

    Victoria Santoya, 7, tied the blue, purple and brown yarn to the end of the dreamcatcher  she designed to match the col... Read More >>

  • Police: Intoxicated stranger found in driveway with meth

    A Big Spring man was said to have been found “out of it” in a Kerrville neighborhood with no knowledge of how he arr... Read More >>

  • Safe reported missing from home

    Someone appears to have broken into a home on Manor Drive and stolen a small safe containing medication and jewelry, pol... Read More >>

  • Honda motorcycle reported missing

    A $2,000 motorcycle was reported missing from an apartment parking lot on Monday. ... Read More >>

  • Plates reported missing from parked vehicles

    Three license plates were reported missing from vehicles parked at an assisted living facility in Kerrville. ... Read More >>

  • Man accused of punching officer

    A 20-year-old Kerrville man was in the county jail Tuesday following accusations he assaulted his father and struck a Ke... Read More >>

  • Woman faces meth dealing charges

    A 30-year-old Kerrville woman connected to a suspect drug-selling operation in Kerrville has been charged with dealing a... Read More >>

  • Ingram lowers 
hotel tax, wastewater fee

    INGRAM — Ingram council members potentially decreased the cost of hotel rooms in the city and lowered the financial bu... Read More >>

  • Alleged gang member accused of multiple felonies

    A 34-year-old ex-con and Harper resident said to be a member of the Aryan Brotherhood gang was in the county jail Tuesda... Read More >>

  • HCAF board cancels 2014 Arts & Crafts Fair

    By Clint Schroeder West Kerr Current The Texas State Arts & Crafts Fair that was to have been held at the Hill Count... Read More >>

  • Jeff Cunningham interim HCAF executive director

    By Clint Schroeder West Kerr Current Jeff Cunningham has been named interim executive director of the Hill Country A... Read More >>

  • Central American children recently housed at camps

    By Irene Van Winkle West Kerr Current News came suddenly of children being housed in May at camps in Kerr County, bu... Read More >>

  • The drive to succeed: Auto aficionado brings his enthusiasm for custom designs 
to the Hill Country

    At 10 years old, Chris Shuler flipped through car magazines admiring designs of cars from the ’50s and ’60s. ... Read More >>

  • KCVB continues push for conference space

     The head of the Kerrville Convention and Visitors Bureau says the name of the Hill Country Youth Event Center and the ... Read More >>

  • County funds KEDC for another year

    Despite some concerns raised about priorities and communication, Kerr County will continue to fund the Kerrville Economi... Read More >>

  • Man gets prison for wrecks, police chase

    A 24-year-old Kerr County man was sentenced to jail and prison sentences totaling six years for drug possession, causing... Read More >>

  • Renown Harley-Davidson® Artist Scott Jacobs to show at Javelina Harley-Davidson® in Boerne

    by Ceslie Armstrong World-renown fine artist Scott Jacobs has cr... Read More >>

  • County looks ahead after tax challenge

    Following last week’s split decision to deny the city’s challenge to the commercial values set on downtown propertie... Read More >>

  • Commissioners express dismay over migrant children

    Kerr County commissioners expressed dismay and outrage Monday after learning that hundreds of unaccompanied migrant chil... Read More >>

  • Eight vehicle burglaries reported in Kerrville

    Kerrville police are investigating eight vehicle burglaries reported in recent days. It’s not clear whether all are re... Read More >>

  • Man convicted of beating wife accused of assaulting her

    A 55-year-old man who’s served time in county lockup and state prison for assaulting his wife at least twice and for v... Read More >>

  • Man accused 
of burglaries at theater, church

    Four high school students will get their missing instruments back after the items were recovered in a home near Ingram, ... Read More >>

  • It’s a wrap!: New restaurant offers custom burritos, salads

    Donna Harris walked out of the The Juan Burrito on Monday morning smiling and carrying a tortilla packed with beans, che... Read More >>

  • Public invited to discuss KISD’s budget

    Before Kerrville Independent School District trustees approve the 2014-15 school year budget, the public is invited to a... Read More >>

  • Groundwater district begins search for more water

    The public entity tasked with regulating groundwater in Kerr County has embarked on a mission to find more water to plan... Read More >>

  • Big Texas Inn 
in foreclosure

    The Big Texas Inn in Kerrville has been foreclosed and is now in the hands of a national real estate trust that held the... Read More >>

  • Local group invites new players to Dietert Center

    A group of people on Friday gathered at the Dietert Center to partake of an old pastime research has shown can help keep... Read More >>

  • Man killed in motorcycle crash

    A 65-year-old Georgetown man was killed in a motorcycle wreck on Texas 16 in Bandera County.  ... Read More >>

  • Ingram council looks at lowering burden on church

    Ingram city council members will discuss, and possibly act, on reducing a wastewater fee for a local church.  ... Read More >>

  • City tax value challenge falls short

    City Manager Todd Parton said Friday it was too early to say if the city would file an appeal in district court to the A... Read More >>

  • Bandera Riverfest 2014

    On Saturday June 28, 2014 the Bandera Business Association&nb...; Read More >>

  • Officers investigate recent burglaries

    Items were reported missing in recent days from a Kerrville restaurant and a residence in Mountain Home. ... Read More >>

  • Man, woman arrested on felony charges

    A woman being sought in Kerr County on multiple prostitution warrants was arrested Thursday and accused of possessing he... Read More >>

  • Future of health care: Volunteer program gives teens experience in health care

    When it came to choosing a career, Austin Cox knew he wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps and go into health ca... Read More >>

  • KEDC to make funding pitch to county

    The organization responsible for heading up the local economic development effort will go before county commissioners Mo... Read More >>

  • Migrant children temporarily stayed in Kerr

    Local officials say they were uninformed about “several hundred” unaccompanied migrant children who were temporarily... Read More >>

  • 2 new banks coming to Kerrville

    With the growing distrust of banks “too big to fail,” local banker Roy Thompson thinks people will flock to the new ... Read More >>

  • Woman killed in wreck near Comfort identified

    The driver of an SUV killed in a head-on collision with a semi trailer on Tuesday has been identified as Caroline Lee Wi... Read More >>

  • Unhappy German Settlers -- 1846

    Over the past few weeks I’ve been telling the story of the German immigrants who came to Texas in the mid-1800s, many ... Read More >>

  • Summer allergies expected to be worse than fall, spring

    Summer sneezing is just beginning for those suffering with allergies, and it will worsen as the season progresses, accor... Read More >>

  • Building confidence: Children gain 
new skills in 
carpentry workshop

    Keaton Mitchell, 7, doesn’t regularly use hammers and screwdrivers, but when he does, he feels like a grown-up. ... Read More >>

  • County helps man relocate fox

    Kerr County animal control officers relocated a fox trapped in a Kerrville neighborhood on Thursday. ... Read More >>

  • Courthouse bomb threat still under 

    The Kerr County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate the bomb threat that shut down the courthouse for a brie... Read More >>

  • Voice for Texas-TREPAC invites Texas homeowners to tell why you love your home

    My Texas Home video contest offers $5,000 for grand prize winner   ... Read More >>

  • Woman dies in head-on collision

    A woman believed to be in her mid- to late 20s was killed in a head-on crash 9 miles north of Comfort on Tuesday night. ... Read More >>

  • Old city hall property back on the market

    A pending deal with a San Antonio developer to buy the former city hall property on Junction Highway fell through, and t... Read More >>

  • Singing Zoologist makes learning fun for kids

    Strumming his guitar to the beats of “La Bamba,” Lucas Miller went into song not with the original lyrics but a rewr... Read More >>

  • Rash of vehicle burglaries prompts warning from Kerr sheriff’s office

    In the wake of a rash of vehicle burglaries, the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office is asking people to take steps to avoid ... Read More >>

  • Hunt School bond projects under way

    The Hunt School administration building is no more, demolished to make way for a new one. Workers are now laying the gro... Read More >>

  • Ingram likely to cut hotel tax rate

    By Clint Schroeder West Kerr Current Ingram City Council last Tuesday agreed to reduce the hotel occupancy tax and r... Read More >>

  • Tivy Class of 1964 weathered mostly ‘ups,’ with a few tears

    By Irene Van Winkle West Kerr Current As with all Tivy High School classes, the anthem Tivy Fight Never Dies, never ... Read More >>

  • A warm welcome: Town turns out 
to greet 
Wounded Warriors, Motor Maids

    Nearly 300 female motorcyclist members of the nationwide Motor Maids roared through downtown Kerrville on Tuesday. The p... Read More >>

  • Murder case heads to trial

    A 66-year-old man accused of beating his 75-year-old wife to death on Christmas Eve has been deemed mentally competent t... Read More >>

  • Credit card frauds reported

    A credit card said to have been stolen from a vehicle in Junction was used in Kerrville four times, according to police.... Read More >>

  • Fuel reported missing from 18-wheeler

    Sixty gallons of fuel was reported missing from a semi parked for four days off Sidney Baker Street. ... Read More >>

  • Gun and knives stolen from vehicle on Skyview Drive

    More than $1,000 in items have been reported missing from a vehicle parked at a home between Ingram and Kerrville, makin... Read More >>

  • Man gets 15 years for fraud, credit card abuse

    A 30-year-old Sugar Land man recently was sentenced to prison for using a woman’s credit card without her consent and ... Read More >>

  • County praises city response to downtown tax increases

    Local taxing authorities could be faced with dipping into reserves, making hard choices or even borrowing funds if the c... Read More >>

  • Hill Country Food Truck Festival Brings Food Trucks, Texas Wine and Americana Music to Luckenbach Texas

    FREDERICKSBURG, TX --- The First Annual Hill Country Food Truck Festival featuring more than a dozen food trucks, Tex... Read More >>

  • UGRA ready for annual clean up

    In efforts to minimize area littering, the Upper Guadalupe River Authority has scheduled the 11th annual River Clean Up ... Read More >>

  • ‘Yard art or rubbish’ case headed to trial

    A woman who exhibits what she says is art in her front yard appeared in municipal court Monday with about 10 supporters ... Read More >>

  • UGRA reports area swimming holes safe

    Dan Parr remembers swimming at the monkey island watering hole off River Road when he was 5 years old. Forty-five years ... Read More >>

  • Suspected illegal 
immigrant accused of DWI

    A 57-year-old Mexican national was in the county jail Monday ... Read More >>

  • Sheriff’s office: Couple found stranded in stolen truck

    A San Antonio couple was arrested and accused of stealing a pickup in Kerr County.  ... Read More >>

  • Man accused of assaulting jailer

    A 21-year-old man jailed on accusations of public intoxication has been accused of assaulting a correctional officer. ... Read More >>

  • ‘First Ladies of Motorcycling’ roar into town

    Betty Fauls got her first bike when she was 7 years old — a Cushman scooter with a sidecar specially built for her by... Read More >>

  • Bomb threat shuts down courthouse for 30 minutes

    The Kerr County Courthouse was closed to employees and the public for about 30 minutes Monday morning while law enforcem... Read More >>

  • City of Chicago Ordered to Pay NRA's Legal Fees - Again

    $1.5 Million and Counting – The Taxpayer’s Burden of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s and the City of Chicago�... Read More >>

  • Skateboard Competition to be held July 26th at Singing Winds Park

    Kerrville, Texas (July 3, 2014) – The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department would like to announce the Ker... Read More >>

  • Motor Maids and Wounded Warrior Parade to be held July 8th

    Kerrville, Texas (July 3, 2014) – On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, there will be a parade welcoming the Motor Maids, Inc. and... Read More >>

  • Citizen Police Academy - Class #15

    (July 3, 2014) Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a Police Officer? Do you want to know more about th... Read More >>

  • Fans offered to families to beat the heat

    The American Red Cross — Hill Country Chapter is again offering free box fans to families and seniors who need help b... Read More >>

  • Business is booming: Ingram sees 3rd-best month for sales taxes

    The city of Ingram recently had its third-best month ever for sales taxes and is on target to exceed budgeted revenues t... Read More >>

  • Man gets 15 years for robbery

    A 28-year-old Universal City man has been sentenced to 15 years prison for his role in a home invasion robbery that took... Read More >>

  • Commissioners could have comments Tuesday about challenge to tax rolls

    Kerr County commissioners may have something to say Tuesday about the city council’s challenge of the Kerr Central App... Read More >>

  • Still time to apply for help with school supplies

    The deadline for families to apply for help obtaining school supplies through the Salvation Army has been extended to Ju... Read More >>

  • Forum to focus on mental health among teens, young adults

    As chairwoman of the Kerrville Community Resource Coordination Group, Gayle Long has seen more people in the Hill Countr... Read More >>

  • Parade to welcome wounded warriors

    A parade to welcome seven wounded warriors and their families for a weeklong stay with the Kerr County Wounded Warrior F... Read More >>

  • Building removed as part of history center renovation project

    A vacant building behind the Kerr Regional History Center was pulled off its foundation this week to be relocated as par... Read More >>

  • Company offers free towing, rides

    Although staff at a local wrecker service are well-equipped to tow away vehicles damaged in crashes, they’re offering ... Read More >>

  • ‘You’ll put your eye out’: Local eye surgeon to launch Kerrville fireworks

    One of local eye surgeon Mike Guerra’s first memories of being a new doctor in Kerrville was a call to the emergency r... Read More >>

  • Man convicted of sex assault accused of violating probation

    A 43-year-old Kerrville man was in jail Thursday following accusations he violated probation on a sex offender registrat... Read More >>

  • 2 human 
rabies cases reported

    After nine confirmed cases in rabies in animals, two people tested positive for the infection at Hill Country Memorial H... Read More >>

  • Crossing from Germany to Texas, facing many perils

    The German immigrants who settled our area arrived after enduring many hardships. Last week I told the tragic story of... Read More >>

  • Free concert highlights Independence Day events

    Nearly 8,000 people are expected to visit the area for Independence Day festivities beginning Friday and continuing thro... Read More >>

  • Teens learn life skills through recreational activities

    A typical summer for 15-year-old Bradley Dawson of Kerrville includes riverside fun with close friends. But he said the ... Read More >>

  • Appeals panel strikes down judge’s order on whooping cranes

    A panel of federal judges has struck down a lower court’s ruling on whooping cranes that may have resulted in restrict... Read More >>

  • Autopsy pending in man's death

    The body of a 78-year-old man was found in an apartment, and an autopsy is pending to determine the cause of death. ... Read More >>

  • Litigants agree to new Ingram mayoral election

    INGRAM — Ingram mayor James Salter and his opponent in the last election have agreed to ask a judge to order a new el... Read More >>

  • 9th rabies case confirmed in Kerr County

    A dead bat brought home by a family cat tested positive this week for rabies, making it the ninth confirmed case of rabi... Read More >>

  • Carriage house could be headed to Hunt

    Moving the carriage house from behind the Kerr Regional History Center on Water Street to outside the Kerrville city li... Read More >>

  • Wounded Warriors to be feted next week

    By Irene Van Winkle West Kerr Current Kerr County residents, businesses and civic leaders will be hosting a group of... Read More >>

  • Fewer parents helping kids pay for college

    Jay Lockwood, 17, is the oldest of six siblings and comes from a large family that relies on one income. Jay was asked b... Read More >>

  • Experts offer tips to make homes safer for seniors

    According to Home Instead Senior Care, a business that provides at-home care services, elderly are most likely to fall i... Read More >>

  • River trail, park work in full swing

    Work has already started or will start by the end of this month on four separate phases of the river trail and improveme... Read More >>

  • Kerrville’s 4th on the River to be held

    Kerrville, Texas (July 1, 2014) – The Fourth of July is this Friday and you will not want to miss the Kerrville’s 4t... Read More >>

  • Health, Wellness, Beauty, Horses & Hill Country Life with Dr. Elizabeth MacRae

    First of all Dr. McRae, let's talk about what inspired you to take a career in medicine. Was it something that you kn... Read More >>

  • Aiming high: Nonprofit camp 
helps disabled kids 
realize their potential

    Fourteen-year-old Deniela Olivarez doesn’t let stubborn muscles keep her arrows from flying true. ... Read More >>

  • Woman gets probation for defrauding senior

    A 24-year-old Ingram woman who defrauded a senior of about $40 was sentenced to five years probation. ... Read More >>

  • Man sentenced to prison for cannabis

    A 21-year-old Ingram man has been sentenced to two years in prison for possessing large amounts of marijuana last year. ... Read More >>

  • City’s tax roll
dispute worries county officials

    County officials said Monday that the city’s challenge to the commercial property values set by the Kerr Central Appra... Read More >>

  • Ingram council to talk election do-over

    Ingram council members won’t call a new election today, but they will discuss the possibility of holding a new mayoral... Read More >>

  • County moves to keep ag barn project on track

     An $18,990 amendment to the contract for the new exhibit hall at the Hill Country Youth Event Center delayed work for ... Read More >>

  • AgriLife Extension sets Living Waters Conference for Aug. 19 in Junction

    JUNCTION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Living Waters Conference beginning at 8 a.... Read More >>

  • Coming Home: Families receive keys to Habitat home

    New homeowners CJ and Cynthia Garza walked into their house on Rankin Nix Drive in the Maud Jennings subdivision on Satu... Read More >>

  • Hernandez to appeal murder conviction

    A murder case that lingered through the court system for more than three years and caused Menard County to raise its tax... Read More >>

  • Study: teens text and drive too much

    A federal study indicates more teens than ever are using mobile devices while driving, and local police are advising par... Read More >>

  • Road work on TX 16 to continue for 6 months

    Road construction south of the Texas 16 and Texas 173 intersection will continue for about six months, according to the ... Read More >>

  • New group formed to promote online buzz about Hill Country

    Hoping to draw more online attention to the area and what it has to offer, a new group called the Kerrville Social Media... Read More >>

  • Local ministry creates tiny clothing items for premature babies

    As if it were yesterday, Cynthia Arnold remembers when her granddaughter, Nicole Clark, was born at 1 pound and 5 ounces... Read More >>

  • Felony charge pending after high speed pursuit

    Kerrville prosecutors are deciding whether to charge a 22-year-old San Antonio man with felony evading arrest and misdem... Read More >>

  • Despite drop in revenue, Center Point ISD teachers, staff to get pay

    CENTER POINT —Although it’s expected to bring in less revenue next school year, the Center Point Independent School ... Read More >>

  • County readies for change to auto registration

    Responding to the thefts of motor vehicle inspection stickers across the state, Texas next year will do away with that s... Read More >>

  • ‘Hams’ on display Saturday, Sunday

    An emergency communications station capable of keeping Kerrville connected to the outside world in the event satellites,... Read More >>

  • Center Point to remain ‘dry’

    A door-to-door effort to collect more than 1,800 signatures on a petition calling for a ballot initiative to lift Kerr C... Read More >>

  • Taking the lead: Children tackle issues at leadership camp

    About 200 middle school and high school students on Wednesday were separated into groups at Schreiner University to brai... Read More >>

  • Jewelry reported missing

    Someone appears to have stolen $3,000 in jewelry from a home south of Kerrville, according to the sheriff’s office. ... Read More >>

  • Construction 
projects underway at area schools

    Ingram Independent School District officials will meet with an architect next week to begin designing the new middle sch... Read More >>

  • Man accused of stealing wheels off city vehicle

    A man in his early 20s has been accused of taking the wheels off a former police cruiser owned by the city of Kerrville ... Read More >>

  • Native species on the decline

    Kerr County animal control officers aren’t just tasked with catching strays and housing abandoned animals; they also s... Read More >>

  • Magic by the book

    Argentina Troxel, 10, never envisioned herself a magician, but on Wednesday morning, she was on stage at the Kathleen C.... Read More >>

  • Woman gets 
20 years in 
husband’s death

    HARPER — A 43-year-old Harper woman who recently pleaded guilty to killing her husband has been sentenced to prison. ... Read More >>

  • Main Street mulls help for downtown property owners

    With a hearing date set next month on the city’s challenge to the Kerr Central Appraisal District’s values on downto... Read More >>

  • Kerr Regional History Center to be temporarily closed for repairs

    Kerrville, Texas (May 22, 2014) – The Kerr Regional History Center will close June 15, 2014 for structural repairs. T... Read More >>

  • Supper with Santa Event - December 14, 2013

    Kerrville, Texas (December 9, 2013) – The City of Kerrville is pleased to announce the 5th annual Supper with Santa ev... Read More >>