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Jun 29, 2022 - 12:57

Jun 28, 2022 - 00:00

As the Boerne Independent School District continues to review its safety and security procedures at each campus and facility in the wake of last month’s tragic school shooting in Uvalde, an agreement has been made with local law enforcement to provide a full-time School Resource Officer at every school beginning in August when the 2022-23 academic year begins.

Jun 28, 2022 - 00:00

More than 750 biking enthusiasts participated in the annual Tour de Boerne charity ride on Saturday. The cyclists took off from Don Strange Ranch north of Boerne promptly at 7 a.m. and headed north on Waring Welfare Road to travel one of three routes of various lengths through the Texas Hill Country. Depending on the course, riders traveled through Waring, Welfare, Luckenbach, Sisterdale and Comfort. Affiliated with the Knights of Columbus, Tour de Boerne is a nonprofit organization. Event beneficiaries this year are the Waring Volunteer Fire Department, Hill Country Boys & Girls Club, Blessings in a Backpack, Coats for Kids and Open Trail Ranch in Boerne. 

The city of Fair Oaks Ranch officially bumped up its tax exemption for senior residents and introduced a tax exemption for disabled residents. Additionally, a tax freeze will be placed on the value of disabled residents.

News

Jun 29, 2022 - 12:57

Jun 28, 2022 - 00:00

As the Boerne Independent School District continues to review its safety and security procedures at each campus and facility in the wake of last month’s tragic school shooting in Uvalde, an agreement has been made with local law enforcement to provide a full-time School Resource Officer at every school beginning in August when the 2022-23 academic year begins.

Sports

A total of nine Champion baseball players made this year’s all-district list as voted upon by the 28-4A coaches.

At the recent Boerne Champion golf team awards ceremony in the school library, several individual awards were handed out to players.

Opinions

When I first received my driver’s license back in the days when I had a thick head of hair and had to start paying for my own gasoline, it was 55.9 cents per gallon. I remember that distinctively as I saw my hardearned money rolling away as the numbers on the pump spun rapidly like the wheels of a slot machine.

A lady walked up to me, leaned over, and with a smile whispered in my ear, “Now you can say whatever you want!”

Obituaries

Jun 20, 2022 - 14:04

Marilyn Norton King

Jun 16, 2022 - 07:47

Ruth Hess Goss