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Investigator Terry Weed on Friday said the Fredericksburg Police Department will proceed with a criminal investigation related to the fire that destroyed the historic Turner Hall on Sunday night.

By Ken Esten Cooke and Scott Allen

The Third Annual Hill Country Food Truck Festival, featuring a dozen food trucks, 10 Texas Hill Country wineries and a lineup of live music, will take place from noon until 11 p.m.


An eight-day live pari-mutuel horse racing season gets underway at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds on Saturday and Sunday, July 2-3.

Texas Little League season is in full swing with teams competing in tournaments across the area and more to come this weekend.

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      Mrs. John H. (Jack) Homrighausen, 89, nee Mary (Joanne) Vien of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, June 11, 2016.

Mrs. Mel Allen, 95, nee Linda Gaskins of Fredericksburg, died Monday, June 13, 2016.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 25, in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home.

Suzanne Marie (Sue) Balasa, 75, nee Bradley, of Harper, died Friday, June 17, 2016.

Gillespie Life

More than a decade after the release of Pixar’s Oscar-winning “Finding Nemo,” the Disney-owned company returns with a follow-up that proves oftentimes the best sequels are the ones that studios tak

A look at local businesses in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.

Columns, editorials and more of interest to our readers.

Before our eighth-grade promotion, nearly every boy in Rockdale, Texas (not quite three hours northeast of here) went down to Hodges Man Shop to buy a suit.

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