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Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 12:00am

On a recent summer evening during a quarterly meeting of area fire department chiefs, two presentations highlighted the growing roles technology is playing in local emergency response. Fire chiefs from

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 12:00am

During last week’s Boerne City Council meeting, only two residents showed up to protest a proposed 1 cent ad valorem tax rate increase despite a Facebook request from District 4

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 12:00am

The Boerne Independent School District was one of 257 districts in Texas to receive an overall “A” rating from the Texas Education Agency for its academic performance during the 2018-19

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 12:00am

World War II veteran Guy Wood Chipman Jr. will celebrate his 100th birthday on Thursday with a private gathering of family and friends. The Cavalry Charge will played in his

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 12:00am

Whether the appetite is large or small, the Hungry Horse Restaurant can accommodate it and has been doing so in Boerne since 1993. Located just off the hustle and bustle

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 12:00am

After 39 years of serving the city of Boerne, Ron Bowman has made the decision to step down. Earlier this week, Bowman announced to his staff and to city council

News

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 12:00am

On a recent summer evening during a quarterly meeting of area fire department chiefs, two presentations highlighted the growing roles technology is playing in local emergency response. Fire chiefs from

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 12:00am

During last week’s Boerne City Council meeting, only two residents showed up to protest a proposed 1 cent ad valorem tax rate increase despite a Facebook request from District 4

Sports

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 12:11am

The Boerne High volleyball team hosted its annual tournament held Friday and Saturday. There were 10 teams in the tourney that featured pool play on the first day and bracket

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 12:10am

Boerne Champion played in its second volleyball tournament of the year over the weekend and was a little closer to home this time. Two weekends ago, the Lady Chargers played

Opinions

“We are Boerne.” That was the dominant message relayed over and over again last Friday morning as the Boerne Independent School District conducted its opening convocation for faculty and staff.

Every once in a while, at least in my experiences, something casual and seemingly routine or unimportant happens that ends up having a little more significance in life than I

I’ve been asked many, many times over the years why my column is titled “Coffee with Keith.” The answer is really pretty simple. The double “hard C” is catchy and

There certainly is nothing wrong with Boerne being an affluent city or that a lot of “well-to-do” folks live in Kendall County. And there certainly is nothing wrong with Boerne

Obituaries

Aug 20, 2019 - 00:00

For complete obituaries, see page 2 and online at www.boernestar.com.

Aug 20, 2019 - 00:00

Roy “Coach” Brown passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at the age of 80. He was born in San Antonio to Roy Roland Brown Sr. and Hazel Lee Grunewald

Aug 16, 2019 - 00:00

Esther Hale Briggs, 92, of Boerne, passed away peacefully and surrounded with love at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Esther was born on Sept. 4,

Aug 16, 2019 - 00:00

Ernestine “Ernie” Hammett, 77, of San Antonio, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. She was born May 29, 1942, in De Leon to William George Hammett and Sarah Pearl Stone