Who says you can’t buy liquor on Christmas Day?

Texas – That would be the Texas Liquor Control Act. If you plan on spiking your eggnog or popping a bottle of Champagne this holiday season, you may want to run over to your nearest liquor store straight away! Laws that were established a few years after the Prohibition ended, are still being administered today. The Texas Liquor Control Act, created in 1935, bans liquor …

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Ingram Weekly Crime Report

The Ingram Weekly Crime Report for May 21-27 is brought to you with information provided by Ingram PD. May 21, 2018 05/21/2018 00:00 3100 BLK JUNCTION HWY W SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE- SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE PARKED ON WEST SIDE PARKING LOT OF DOLLAR GENERAL. VEHICLE WAS UNATTENDED. PATROLLED AREA OF DOLLAR GENERAL AND WEST KERR CENTER. NO ACTIVITY LOCATED. CLOSED 05/21/2018 02:43 4600 BLK JUNCTION HWY ASSIST OTHER AGENCY- ASSISTED SO …

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Fish for free on June 2nd

Grab your pole, bait, family, and friends and get out on the water the first Saturday of June. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced that on June 2nd, 2018, Texans will be able to enjoy fishing for free. TPWD states, “Free fishing days are a perfect opportunity for beginners to try out fishing for the first time. If you already have a fishing license, …

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Public advised to ‘let lying deer lie’ this spring

Every year, around this time, does are giving birth to fawns. As previously posted on Buck Wild Rescue & Wildlife Rehab’s Facebook, they are trying to educate the community to leave fawns alone if you see one by themselves. “Whitetailed deer baby season in here so we want to educate the ones who may not know this. Just because you see a baby fawn laying down somewhere …

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Local American Legion decorates veterans graves for Memorial Day

Pictured above is Colton Coffee assisting the American Legion Post 208 place flags on the graves of veterans on Friday, May 25. Each year for Memorial Day the American Legion Post 208 members travel to area cemeteries to honor the veterans at their final resting place. Freedom comes at a cost so thank a veteran for their service this Memorial Day.

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Facebook auction is planned to benefit local 2-year-old with rare genetic condition

Sam Marquis was diagnosed with a rare, 1 in 55,000, genetic condition called Chromosome 18q. This genetic condition is caused when part of a chromosome is deleted. Due to this genetic condition, Sam’s ear canals did not form, therefore the young boy requires special hearing aids to hear. Also caused by the condition, Sam has a complex right clubfoot and required 16 casts, 2 surgeries, …

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Hunt VFD to hold Community Day at newly remodeled fire station

Hunt Volunteer Firefighters are hosting their annual open house and fundraiser on Saturday, June 2. The 2018 Community Day has been described as “a family-friendly, fun, and educational afternoon to raise funds for Hunt Volunteer Fire Department.” The doors to their newly remodeled Main Station will open at 11 AM and the community is encouraged to come early to get a seat for the festivities. It …

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The Olympic Pool will open for Memorial Day weekend, announces summer hours

As stated by the City of Kerrville, The Olympic pool will be open on Memorial Day Weekend to celebrate their “Back to Summer Pool Party.” The pool will be open Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28 from 12 PM until 6 PM. The Olympic pool encourages guests to come dressed in Hawaiian clothing to get in free. KISD is still in session so the pool …

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A pickleball tournament is set to happen at Kerrville’s Kroc Center

A pickleball tournament, held by The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, will take place on Saturday, June 16. Open to the public, the tournament will start at 9:30 AM. Register by June 13. The “Co-ed Doubles” format is $10 per team. Participants can register by phone, 830-315-5766, or visit the Kroc Center’s front desk, located at 201 Holdsworth Dr in Kerrville. For …

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Local business displays art for sale by kids at Hill Country Youth Ranch

Currently, at Grape Juice Restaurant in Kerrville, children’s art is on display and for sale from young artists at Hill Country Youth Ranch. The sale began on May 8 and will continue until July 7. Carol Priour worked with the Najim Charter School art teacher to help the children build the show. Ten young artists have created over 100 pieces of art for the exhibit. …

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