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BOERNE – Water issues, roadway challenges, infrastructure needs, growth and development all featured high on the list as local officials recently gathered to hear about the state of the city and its future.

VIPs packing The Bevy Hotel Boerne to recognize municipal accomplishments and hear about longterm goals ranged from Mayor Tim Handren to Boerne Independent School District trustees.

COMFORT– Just hear those sleigh bells ring ting tingling. It’s that joyful time of year again when The Greater Comfort Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors one of the most popular Christmas extravaganzas in the Texas Hill Country: Christmas in Comfort.

BOERNE — Often divergent viewpoints by members of a countywide transportation committee could have doomed a comprehensive final report before it even began, but ultimately that diversity became an asset, a co-chairman said.

BOERNE — Aidan Vitela, a 28-year-old motorist convicted in the death of a local teenage girl, will finally see time behind bars after the case spent years going back and forth in the state legal system.

News

SAN ANTONIO - The Boerne High football team defeated Calallen Friday at Alamo Stadium for the Region IV-4A title and advances to Friday's state semifinals contest.

BHS crushed Calallen, 49-19, and improves to 14-0. The 14 wins is the most by any Boerne ISD football team in history.

Take third straight district title Friday night, winning 42-3

Sports

SAN ANTONIO – The fireworks started early for the Boerne High football team after McCoy Bruce took the opening kickoff 82 yards for a touchdown in Friday’s fourth-round playoff game against Calallen.

JORDANTON – School football records continue to tumble as Boerne High’s historic season rolls along.

Opinions

I grew in New Braunfels and my grandparents lived down the street. My grandfather, Lt. Col Robert J. Uhr, served his country and his party. He was a huge influence in my political shaping. He would take me to campaign rallies and to the voting booths where I sat quietly while he cast his vote. It made a lasting impression on me. He always told me voting wasn’t just about election day, it was about what goes on before and after that, and he encouraged me to understand the process.

For my penultimate column to describe the important statewide races on the November 8 ballot and the Democratic vision for that office, I’ll review the position of Lieutenant Governor (Lt. Gov.).

Obituaries

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August 15, 1951 – October 17, 2022

May 23, 1925 – October 21, 2022