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Fiber Optics Cut Knocks Out Texas County's 911 Service - Firehouse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:51:37 GMT


Fiber Optics Cut Knocks Out Texas County's 911 Service
Firehouse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
Jan. 14--As the daylong, intermittent disruptions of phone and Internet services continue across Kerr County, some authorities are advising non-city residents in emergency situations to visit a fire station or flag down first responders. However, 911 ...

Kerr man shot, killed by police following two-county chase - Community journal
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 23:59:58 GMT


Community journal

Kerr man shot, killed by police following two-county chase
Community journal
Lynch has been arrested in Kerr County a total of 15 times between 2003 and 2013, and his address listed at the time of his last arrest was in Hunt. The incident is currently being investigated by the Texas Rangers, Gillespie County Sheriff's Office ...
Kerrville officer kills fugitive during chaseSan Antonio Express-News (subscription)

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Quarry plan evokes familiar concerns in Kerr County - San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 21:05:56 GMT


Quarry plan evokes familiar concerns in Kerr County
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
KERRVILLE — Martin Marietta, which already quarries limestone, sand and gravel less than 3 miles to the east, has begun digging at a new location on 194 acres off Texas 27 despite concerns expressed by local elected leaders and protests by nearby ...

State to lower Interstate 10 to regain adequate clearance - San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:23:50 GMT


San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

State to lower Interstate 10 to regain adequate clearance
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
The state plans to spend about $6 million to lower the pavement around this Interstate 10 overpass at Harper Road (RR 783) in Kerr County where the low clearance of 15 feet , 5 inches eastbound forces tall vehicles to detour through Kerrville along ...

Tips lead to bank robber's arrest - Community journal
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:54:52 GMT


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Tips lead to bank robber's arrest
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"The Kerrville Police Department would like to thank the citizens of Kerrville, the Kerr County Sheriff's Department, other local agencies and the media for assisting in the investigation," Trevizo said. As of Tuesday morning, police were still ...

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Natural resources stewardship conference set for April 14-15 in Kerrville - AgriLife Today
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:30:48 GMT


Natural resources stewardship conference set for April 14-15 in Kerrville
AgriLife Today
Holding on to Mine: 1-d-1 Valuation and Implications, Linda Campbell, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, and Scott Fair, Gillespie County Central Appraisal District, Fredericksburg. Following a lunch, concurrent sessions will be offered with ...

Residents continue opposition - Community journal
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 06:17:46 GMT


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Residents continue opposition
Community journal
Andrew Murr; John Hewitt, floodplain administrator; Charlie Hastings, county Road and Bridge; Mike Coward, area engineer from Texas Department of Transportation; Bruce McKenzie, Kerrville-Kerr County Airport; and Kerrville Mayor Jack Pratt. Other ...

Home to offer hope to local teen moms - Community journal
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 16:05:50 GMT


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Home to offer hope to local teen moms
Community journal
Green said donations can be mailed to: “Solid Foundation, c/o 201 Erin Dr., Kerrville, TX 78028.” Later in the process, she said, when she has a house and property in which to base this new program, donations of items such as furniture and clothing ...

Transportation options in Kerr County slim - Community journal
Sun, 24 Jan 2016 06:02:30 GMT


Community journal

Transportation options in Kerr County slim
Community journal
The Alamo Call-A-Ride 4 Vets program goal is to provide 3,000 veterans and spouses with transportation and other benefit assistance throughout the AACOG 13-county region. The Call-a-Ride 4 Vets program is supported by a grant from the Texas Veterans ...

Precinct 1 candidates meet in forum - Community journal
Sat, 06 Feb 2016 06:11:03 GMT


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Precinct 1 candidates meet in forum
Community journal
Jones said, “Most of Kerr County already has my phone number” and he plans to address this “grassroots” through the many nonprofits he already works with. Rector said he'd steal one of Commissioner Tom Moser's ideas of sending monthly emails.