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Roy Walston receives Superior Service Award for volunteerism
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:27:06 -0800

COLLEGE STATION — Roy Walston, agriculture and natural resources agent for Kerr County since 2003, has been presented a 2014 Superior Service Award in the category of volunteerism from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Superior Service Awards recognize AgriLife Extension faculty and staff members who provide outstanding performance in education or other outstanding service […]

Commissioners move toward jail expansion
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 05:49:33 -0800

Kerr County Commissioners on Monday took a step in the direction of asking voters to fund an expansion of the county jail and a higher property tax rate.

7 arrested in Central, South Texas drug sweep
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:52:47 -0800

Following several months of investigation among several law enforcement departments, eight federal warrants were issued and seven people have been arrested. The investigation, which included Kerr County Sheriff's Office, Comal County Sheriff's Office, New Braunfels Police Department, Kerr County Precinct Two Constable Charlie Hicks and the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, focused on ...

Kendall County seeking new district court
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 20:22:59 -0800

When the Texas Legislature convenes next week in Austin, among the things they will consider is a measure creating a new district court for Kendall County. “We’ve reached that point (where) we need our own district court,” said Kendall County attorney Donald Allee. Kendall County is the fifth-fastest growing county in the nation. “Any time you have a population increase, which, of course, we’re ...

Local group hears about border security
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 00:19:05 -0800

Few law enforcement jobs are as frustrating, critically important and choked in red tape as border enforcement, Republican Women of Kerr County members learned on Friday from Texas Department of Publi

Murr discusses new local office, budget cuts during Kerrville visit
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:19:05 -0800

State Representative-elect Andrew Murr said he’s ready to get to work.

Hill Country readies for freeze
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10:11:15 -0800

Road crews began de-icing slippery bridges in the Hill Country early Wednesday in what promised to be a dress rehearsal for New Year’s Eve, when widespread freezing precipitation was forecast there. Area utilities, private businesses and revelers-in-waiting also tracked forecasts on the cold air mass that’s expected to push temperatures to the low 30s around San Antonio, but not to cause ...

KPUB gives hand to James Avery, city
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 07:04:18 -0800

The local electric utility will shoulder the cost of connecting a new James Avery facility and six city park light poles to the power grid.

Harassment charges against Lubbock firefighter dismissed
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 15:54:46 -0800

Charges of Online Harassment and Improper Photography made against a Lubbock firefighter back in July 2014 have now been dismissed.

Shea Nebgen receives 2014 Superior Service Award for county agent
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:27:17 -0800

COLLEGE STATION — Shea Nebgen, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for family and consumer sciences in Gillespie County, has received a 2014 Superior Service Award in the county agent category. Superior Service Awards recognize AgriLife Extension faculty and staff members who provide outstanding performance in AgriLife Extension education or other outstanding service to the […]