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77 things to do in Kerr County, May 28-June 4

When it comes to live music this is the place to be this week, we’ve got a number of camps heading our way and tons of new events.

The Lead’s stories

Judge denies Pct. 1 Commissioner Belew’s attempt to stop removal

Visiting Judge denies plea in abatement argument about the meaning of conviction, Belew now faces removal trial

Rep. Andy Murr leads effort to impeach Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

Murr, who represents Kerr County, leads a committee that unanimously recommended Paxton be impeached.

DA responds to Belew’s claim, says felony conviction is valid

Pct. 1 Commissioner wants removal case tossed on technicality, but 198th DA Stephen Harpold says Belew’s conviction is valid.

Peterson honors past, celebrates the future with awards

The medical center receives award for best workplace for a third consecutive year, but hospital officials also pay respects to one of their pioneering doctors.

Harris wins recount for Kerrville Place 2

3 votes is the deciding margin, but there’s at least 1 vote missing from the total.

Arts and Culture

77 things to do in Kerr County, May 28-June 4

When it comes to live music this is the place to be this week, we’ve got a number of camps heading our way and tons of new events.

68 things to do in Kerr County, May 22-28

If you’re bored in Kerr County, we just don’t know what to tell you with so many things going on this week!

Our guide to the Kerrville Folk Festival!

Our guide to the acts we’re most curious in seeing at the 51st Kerrville Folk Festival.


Spurs hit the NBA jackpot with shot at generational star

Victor Wembanyama could be a generational talent with athleticism not seen in big men, including the Spurs Hall of Famers David Robinson and Tim Duncan.

Photo gallery: Pedraza helps power Schreiner softball offense

The Mountaineers pound out 20 hits in an 18-12 victory over Austin College on Friday night.

Photo gallery: Schreiner softball splits doubleheader with Trinity University

The Mountaineers roll in the early innings of a double header, rout Trinity in game one but fall in extra innings in the second.


The Lead Live Podcast: May 25, 2023

Gibson’s Discount Center General Manager Doug Hetzler provides the latest cool things at the landmark Kerrville store. What will he bring? Well, that’s always the surprise when he shows up with something from the store.

The Lead Live Podcast: May 24, 2023

Kerrville Pets Alive’s Karen Guerriero stops by to tout the organization’s adoption event.

Photo galleries

Photo gallery: 128th Tivy High School graduation

More than 300 graduates earned their diplomas Friday night at Antler Stadium during the 128th Tivy High School Graduation Ceremony.

Photo gallery: KISD Board of Trustees honor students, change leadership

It was a night for honors for KISD with Tivy students honored, Peterson Middle School’s robotics team and a changing of the guard in the board’s leadership.

Photo gallery: Hill Country Charity Ball 2023

The Hill Country Charity Ball offers a night of delights as it raises money for Arms of Hope.

Photo gallery: Kerrville City Council meeting swearing-in ceremony

Kerrville City Council canvassed the results of the election, swearing in Roman Garcia for a second term, and said goodbye to Kim Clarkson.


Marilyn Sue Holloway: Oct. 9, 1943-May 20, 2023

Sue’s proudest accomplishment was undeniably raising her children and being Nana to her grandchildren.

Orville Cody Thomas Jr: March 24, 1967-May 12, 2023

In addition to his creative talents, he studied quantum physics and had a passion for learning new things. Few knew that Cody also wrote beautiful poetry – another form of art that was a powerful expression of his views of the world, life, and depth of emotions.

Dr. William Marion Allen Jr.: Sept. 21, 1943-May 9, 2023

For many years, Dr. Allen was the only orthopedic surgeon in Kerrville. He later moved his practice to a pasture in Kerrville South on Hill Country Drive.

Barbara June Trees McCabe: Jan. 20, 1948-May 12, 2023

After becoming a Registered Nurse, she worked as an RN for the Kerrville Veteran’s Administration Hospital for more than 20 years where she was beloved by her patients and her co-workers.

John Stanley Pipkin: May 27, 1941-May 15, 2023

He was full of curiosity, questioning everything and seeking truth and justice for all. He never lost his desire to understand the world around him. He loved people, was a true friend and genuinely met them where they were.

The Mission of The Kerr County Lead

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Founded in 2021, The Kerr County Lead aims to provide high-quality journalism for Kerrville, Texas and the surrounding communities of the splendid Texas Hill Country. In the coming years, Texas faces exponential growth and the challenges of managing land, resources and water. At the same time, the Hill Country offers a robust quality of life and culture. With this mission, The Lead focuses its work on the stories that matter most to the readers in Kerr County.

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