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Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
KERRVILLE, Texas - - - The Kerrville Folk Festival 2014 opens on May 22 with a stellar rockin’ lineup. First up at 7PM to begin this 18 day songwriters event is Steve Poltz one of the most entertaining individualistic artists to hit the scene in many years. He is followed by Parker Millsap from the Okemah Oklahoma area (think Woody Guthrie and Grammy nominated John Fullbright).
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
LUBBOCK—Get ready for pressure. Get ready to dig deep. Don’t underestimate your foe. You’ve had tougher challenges. The State Track & Field Championships are May 9-10 in Austin. And the athletes will have formidable foes there, too. Wait a minute. You think I was first talking about competing on the track and in the rings at Mike Myers Stadium?
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
Pastor Rafael Cruz, father of Senator Ted Cruz, is speaking at the Kingsland Community Center on Thursday, May 15th at noon. Where do we go if we lose our freedom here? Pastor Rafael Cruz speaks from the heart. Rafael is a powerful example of the American Dream. Born in Cuba, Rafael lived and suffered under a cruel, oppressive dictator.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
When you start going to football games in 1950, by the time 2014 appears, you sort of feel like you’ve seen it all: from two-and-a-half hour games ending 12-7—and the only replays being “two bits, four bits, six bits…”—to Texas A&M and Texas hosting Vanderbilt and BYU, but not each other. That was until I learned of Pro Day.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
Local residents Terry and Marty Johnson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last Friday at, of all places, Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Johnsons are avid fans of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team that happened to play the Chicago Cubs this past weekend in a three-game series. Wanting to do something special for their golden anniversary, the Johnsons planned a five-day adventure to the “Windy City” that included attending a Diana Ross concert at the Chicago Theater, a performanc ...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
Another school year is winding down. The Elementary Schools and the Junior High are almost done with their STAAR testing and the High School students are only a couple of weeks away from their End-of-Course exams. It is a time to both look back at the wonderful work the staff and students of LISD accomplished during the 2013-2014 school year, and look ahead to the work that remains in 2014-2015. Between now and the end of school on May 30, parents and community members will have multiple oppor ...
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
The 2014 Burnet Farmer’s Market will open on Saturday May 3rd and continue every Saturday until November 22nd. The market hours are from 9am until 1 pm. The market is located on the 200 block of Main Street on the historic Burnet County Courthouse square. We feature many local vendors which sell seasonal vegetables and fruits (both organic and conventional grown), free range eggs, grass fed Texas beef, homemade jams, jellies, and salsa, and baked goods.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014
Local Texans with German ancestry will have a rare opportunity to question an expert at the next meeting of the Kingsland Genealogical Society of the Highland Lakes (KGS).  The session will be Tuesday, May 13, at 2 p.m. at the Kingsland Branch Library, 125 W. Polk, and the guest speaker will be Elizabeth “Liz” Hicks of Houston, Genealogy Editor for the German-Texan Heritage Society.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
Learn now to save energy and money by using “Better Lights for Starry Nights.” A dark night sky full of big bright stars is important here in the Hill Country, just like clean rivers, scenic vistas and natural landscapes. Little by little, light-by-light, the magical mystery of the Texas night sky is diminishing.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 • Posted May 8, 2014 • Photos
On May 18, 2014,  The International Club will present a program on the different cultures that from prehistoric times have formed what we call now the country of Mexico. It will be a program based on photographs, taken from different museums and private collections, showing different aspects from the many indigenous groups that settled in lower North and Central America, in what is now Mexico, all the way to Guatemala.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Thursday, April 17, 2014 • Posted April 18, 2014 • Photos
Oscar Hammerstein II said it first - The hills are alive with the sound of music . . . but here’s the local version: The Hill Country Sings! That’s the theme of the Hill Country Blenders annual Spring Show to be held Friday and Saturday nights, April 25 & 26, at the First Baptist Church, 501 12th Street in Marble Falls.