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Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00am

Boerne’s downtown is hurting, severely in some instances, according to some of the small business store owners and managers who man the Hill Country Mile and beyond.

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00am

Individuals who live in the Boerne Independent School District will have a reduced tax rate in 2020-21 after the board of trustees approved a $1.25 levy during Monday’s meeting.

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00am

Governor Greg Abbott’s mask mandate remains in place in Kendall County as local leaders largely attribute stable COVID-19 numbers in the county to the use of face coverings.

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00am

Comfort celebrated Homecoming this week with a parade and bonfire on Wednesday. TOP: Varsity football players wave to the crowd as their float makes its way along High Street. ABOVE LEFT: A pair of CHS cheerleaders stand silhouetted in front of the huge bonfire burning at a field near the downtown area. ABOVE RIGHT: Football players get ready to throw their senior sticks on the bonfire. The Bobcats entertain Bandera on the football field Friday night in Comfort ISD’s annual Homecoming game. Star photos by Cindy Bormann

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00am

The Kendall County Water Planning Committee met last week and is beginning to discuss water plans, concerns and needs for the area.

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00am

It’s amazing some of the things we get attached to during our lives.

News

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00am

Boerne’s downtown is hurting, severely in some instances, according to some of the small business store owners and managers who man the Hill Country Mile and beyond.

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00am

Individuals who live in the Boerne Independent School District will have a reduced tax rate in 2020-21 after the board of trustees approved a $1.25 levy during Monday’s meeting.

Sports

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 8:00am

Sweetwater’s big-play ability turned out to be the difference in last Friday’s contest with Boerne High at Boerne ISD Stadium.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 7:00am

The Comfort road show continued Friday night and the Bobcat football team put on quite a show at Uvalde’s historic Honey Bowl.

Opinions

Sep 25, 2020 - 00:00

It’s amazing some of the things we get attached to during our lives.

As I noted in my column two weeks ago, we celebrated Labor Day earlier this month – the holiday to honor those of us who work.

Sep 15, 2020 - 00:00

Earlier this month, the Kerr Economic Development Corp. announced the recipients of the initial Hill Country 40 Under 40 award. The recognition honored individuals who attend school and live and/or work in one of seven area counties, including Kendall, and who must be considered innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders within their communities.

Nighttime is a regenerative period each day where our bodies and our minds reset. And every night I have the privilege of lying next to my youngest daughter and memorizing her face as she drifts off into the Land of Nod.

Obituaries

Sep 25, 2020 - 00:00

Miguel Salas Calleros, 71, fallecio en San Antonio, Texas, el Viernes 18 de Septiembre del 2020, a las 1:59 p.m. Velación y Rosario va hacer el Jueves, 24 de Septiembre del 2020 de 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. en Holt & Holt Funeral Home, situado en el 319 E San Antonio Ave., Boerne TX 78006. Misa de cuerpo presente sera el Viernes 25 de Septiembre del 2020 a la Una de la tarde en la Iglesia Católica St. Peter’s situado en 202 W Kronkosky St., Boerne TX 78006.

Miguel Salas Calleros de 71 años de edad, nació en Durango, Durango el 29 de Septiembre del 1948. Hijo de Angel Salas y Amalia Calleros. Miguel fue una persona muy amorosa, caritativo, amable, humorista, sencillo, espontáneo, natural, y con un gran corazón. Él fue un gran atleta y su pasión era correr y competir en maratones profesionales donde recibió numerosos trofeos.

Miguel es sobrevivido por su esposa, Sonia Cordero; sus hijos(as) Alex Salas, Lised Herrera, Jonathan Salas, Cintya Carolina Acosta, Susana Rojo, Sonia Gaytán y Gonzalo Cordero; sus yernos, Sebastian Herrera, Manuel Rojo y Rogelio Gaytan; sus nietos(as), Nathan Reyes, Danny Reyes, Lisa Marie De La Rosa, Priscilla Acosta, Sasha Herrera, Nikolas Sebastian Herrera, Samantha Rojo, Olivia Gaytan, Adrian Rojo, Alonzo Gaytan, Jocelyn Rojo, Aliyana Rojo y Matteo Rojo; sus hermanos(as), Mague Salas, Irma Salas, Cecy Salas, Isabel Salas y Pedro Alvarado; y numerosos sobrinos(as) de parte de la familia Salas.

Miguel fue precedido en la muerte por su padre, Ángel Salas; su madre, Amalia Calleros; y su hermano, Angel Salas.

En lugar de flores, la familia sugiere que se pueden hacer donaciones a Pancreatic Cancer Action Network para honrar la memoria de Miguel.

Los arreglos están bajo el cuidado y la dirección del personal de Holt & Holt Funeral Home de Boerne. Para compartir palabras de consuelo con la familia, visite www.holtfh.com.

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Miguel Salas Calleros, 71, died in San Antonio, Texas, on Friday, September 18, 2020, at 1:59 p.m. A visitation and Rosary will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2020, from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. at Holt & Holt Funeral Home, located at 319 E San Antonio Ave, Boerne, TX 78006. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday September 25, 2020, at 1 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church located at 202 W Kronkosky St., Boerne TX 78006.

Sep 25, 2020 - 00:00

Lloyd Kenneth Bickel, 100, was called home on Friday, September 11, 2020 in Boerne, Texas. A private ceremony was held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.

Sep 25, 2020 - 00:00

Mary Pauline Worrall died at the age of 97 on September 21, 2020, at her Heritage Place apartment in Boerne, Texas. She had been under hospice care the last few weeks of life for pain management associated with her advanced age.

Sep 25, 2020 - 00:00

Phyllis Ann Warner Smith passed away September 21, 2020, in Boerne, Texas. She was born September 11, 1925, in Furnas County, Nebraska, to Leon George (Jerry) Warner and Marguerite Dalton Warner.