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The Lead Live Podcast: Jan. 30, 2023

Award-winning podcaster and attorney Tom Fox drops by to chat with us about the world of compliance law and his burgeoning podcast network. We’re also joined by the Kerrville Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Leslie Jones and Texas Hill Country Advisors Andrew Gay and Gilbert Paiz. Join us at 9 a.m.

The Lead’s stories

Kerr County schools close ahead of ice storm

Winter Storm Warning for Kerr County, with freezing rain

Freezing rain is expected today and through Wednesday across the Hill Country.

Winter Storm Watch headed our way on Monday, freezing rain

Kerr County faces a winter storm watch on Monday through Wednesday with freezing rain headed our way.

Dewell Ferguson’s filing means a race for Kerrville City Council

3 candidates have now filed to run for the Kerrville City Council.

Kerrville nail salon owner says he’s victim of regulatory backlog

Kevin Tran said it took three years for TDLR to fine him from a 2019 incident, adding his Kerrville salon is clean and well run.

Arts and Culture

40 things to do across Kerr County, Jan. 30-Feb. 4

Kerr County has a vibrant week ahead with live music, art exhibits and markets! Also, the final weekend of the Renaissance Festival!

Coming Friday on The Lead: The Dirty Rotten Swing Band

Plan your week of Kerr County events, Jan. 24-30

There are more than 30 things to do this week around Kerr County, including the second weekend of the Kerrville Renaissance Festival.

Sports

Photo gallery: Tivy boys’ basketball falls 51-47 to Boerne Champion

Tivy was within striking distance on Friday night, but couldn’t overcome Boerne Champion.

Miles’ hot streak has Schreiner women in the SCAC race

The second-year player from Little Elm, Texas is lighting up the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference with a torrid scoring pace down the stretch.

Miles scores 24, Schreiner wins 6th straight SCAC game

Schreiner women, men earn a sweep against Centenary on Saturday in front of home crowd.

Podcasts

The Lead Live Podcast: Jan. 30, 2023

Award-winning podcaster and attorney Tom Fox drops by to chat with us about the world of compliance law and his burgeoning podcast network. We’re also joined by the Kerrville Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Leslie Jones and Texas Hill Country Advisors Andrew Gay and Gilbert Paiz. Join us at 9 a.m.

The Lead Live Podcast! Jan. 27, 2023

We will cap Friday’s show with a musical performance by violinist/fiddler Theresa Britt and two members of her “Dirty Rotten Swing Band.”

Photo galleries

Photo gallery: KISD trustees honor ROTC, orchestra and Tivy football

KISD’s board of trustees hears sweet music and honors student achievement during board meeting.

Photo gallery: Kerrville Renaissance Festival opening weekend

Back at it, the Kerrville Renaissance Festival wows with shows, shopping, food and plenty of character.

Photo gallery: Kerrville State of the City, 2023

Kerrville leaders say the state of the city is strong, but there are many challenges facing the city, including a lack of affordable housing.

Photo gallery: Robert Earl Keen honored for his work with Hill Country Youth Orchestra

Kerrville Mayor Judy Eychner honors the work of Robert Earl Keen to benefit the Hill Country Youth Orchestra.

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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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