Election results for New Braunfels, Boerne, Alamo Heights, Kerrville and other area cities for May 6, 2023
Several cities and towns outside of San Antonio have local elections on May 6, including Alamo Heights, Balcones Heights, Boerne, Bulverde, Castle Hills, China Grove, Cibolo, Fair Oaks Ranch, Floresville, Garden Ridge, Grey Forest, Helotes, Hollywood Park, Kerrville, Kirby, Leon Valley, Live Oak, New Braunfels, St. Hedwig, Universal City and Von Ormy.
SAPD collaborates with drag racing organizations to move illegal street racing to controlled tracks
This week, the San Antonio Police Department is going public with conversations they’ve been having for months about convincing illegal street racers to instead race on controlled race tracks in the area.
Kerrville teen charged with intoxication manslaughter in wreck that killed Tivy football player, injured 2 others
A 19-year-old Kerrville man was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle in connection with a crash that killed a 17-year-old Tivy football player and injured two other people.
Officials release more details on crash that killed Tivy High School student, football player
New details were released from the Texas Department of Public Safety on a two-vehicle crash on IH-10 that resulted in the death of a 17-year-old Tivy High School student and hospitalized two others earlier this week.
How to stall catalytic converter thieves to avoid shelling out hundreds of dollars
SAN ANTONIO – Auto part thieves have been busy striking neighborhoods, apartment complexes and business parking lots looking to steal catalytic converters. A mechanic soon told him it was probably his catalytic converter that was missing. Several law enforcement agencies in the area say there have been reports of catalytic converters being stolen. The part is stolen for the precious metals inside, which can sometimes cost hundreds to thousands of dollars. Peel says his comprehensive insurance covered the cost to replace his catalytic converter, but his agent warned him it could happen again.
These boil water notices have been lifted in the San Antonio area
Boil water notice issued as city of Kerrville experiences ‘unprecedented strain’ on water systemSAN ANTONIO – Millions of residents across the state and in the San Antonio region have had to undergo a boil water notice following this week’s winter storm. The Boil Water Notice Rescinded for customers in the Enchanted River Estates water system , Public Water System ID No. Boil Water Notice Rescinded for customers in the River Bend Estates water system , Public Water System ID No. Boil Water Notice Rescinded for customers in the Lake Medina Shores water system, Public Water System ID No. Boil Water Notice Rescinded for customers in the Woodhaven Mobile Home Park water system , Public Water System ID No.
Boil water notice issued as city of Kerrville experiences ‘unprecedented strain’ on water system
KERRVILLE, Texas – A boil water notice has been issued as the city of Kerrville experiences “unprecedented strain” on the water system, according to city officials. “Water pressure will be enhanced as the system is able to re-equalize as power is restored and properties with water breaks are turned off. As several water storage tanks have emptied over the day, and some water main breaks have occurred, the system pressure loss has triggered a boil water notice for water that is utilized for human consumption. When it is no longer necessary to boil the water, the public water system officials will notify customers that the water is safe for drinking water or human consumption purposes, city officials said. Once the boil water notice is no longer in effect, the public water system will issue a notice to customers that rescinds the notice.
These San Antonio-area businesses have announced closures, delays due to inclement weather
SAN ANTONIO – With the last round of wintry weather dropping snow and ice in San Antonio on Thursday, the following businesses have announced closures and delays. All elective surgeries and procedures at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio are canceled on Thursday. All inpatient areas and the Emergency Room at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio still remain open, along with The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Emergency Center – Westover Hills. Stores in the San Antonio area will operate from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Click here to see the full list of closures. San Antonio Botanical Garden - The San Antonio Botanical Garden will be closed to the public on Friday.
Kerrville police seeking help to find suspects after series of catalytic converter thefts
KERRVILLE – The Kerrville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects after a series of recent catalytic converter thefts. One suspect is a male who has hair that appears shaved or very short on the sides, police said. He was wearing a black long-sleeved sweatshirt with a light-colored logo on the front and a small logo on the left sleeve, police said. On the night of the theft, the second suspect was wearing a black hooded coat with a light-colored logo on the back, police said. The second suspect was also wearing what looked like black sweatpants bunched up at the ankle and black and white athletic shoes, according to police.
3 accused of making $20K in fake money, spending it in San Antonio area, Kerrville police say
SAN ANTONIO – Three people have been accused of manufacturing up to $20,000 in counterfeit cash and using it throughout San Antonio, Boerne and Kerrville over the course of several months, according to police. According to police, a report of counterfeit money was made at a McCoy’s Building Supply Store in Kerrville. An employee said the two people who used the money went to the Motel 6 after making a purchase. AdA search of one of the rooms led to the discovery of equipment and supplies for manufacturing money. Police said as much as $20,000 in counterfeit money was manufactured and spent.
Kerr County slated to receive 1,200 doses of COVID-19 vaccine next week, officials say
(AP Photo/Fateh Guidoum)KERRVILLE, Texas – After weeks of reaching out to state legislators and health organizations, Kerr County officials say the area is finally slated to receive more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The announcement came from city leaders on Saturday, who said a total of 1,200 doses of the vaccine are scheduled to arrive next week. Kerr County Judge Rob Kelly said the county has proven through a regional flu clinic that the county has the capacity to vaccinate 1,000 to 2,000 people per day. AdKerr County residents can also check on the availability of vaccines in Fredericksburg for the coming week. The Kerrville VA Medical Center has also been vaccinating veterans with an “assignment” who are 65 and older.
State: Kerrville nursing home failed to control COVID infections, isolated patients away from their belongings
Waterside Nursing and Rehabilitation has had well over 100 cases of COVID-19 among its staff and residents. KERRVILLE, Texas – A Kerrville nursing home failed to control infections of COVID-19 and forced some residents into isolation without their personal belongings, according to the findings of a state investigation obtained by the KSAT 12 Defenders. Facility staff also failed to properly track how often patients were being bathed, records show. One resident told investigators she had not been bathed in a month. AdInvestigators instructed facility staff that more attempts needed to be made to bathe residents before documenting them as refusals.
Good Samaritan thanked by police after stopping near-deadly stabbing in Kerrville
KERRVILLE, Texas – A Good Samaritan is being recognized by Kerrville police for his heroic actions to stop an almost deadly stabbing that resulted in one hospitalization and one arrest. The incident happened around 8:15 p.m., Friday, Jan. 15, at a Subway restaurant in the 200 block of Sidney Baker South. The altercation soon escalated as the suspect, Patrick Patton, who was armed with a knife, began stabbing the victim, according to officials. Kerrville police issued a statement on the incident, giving thanks to the citizen who stepped in. “The Kerrville Police Department would like to thank the citizen for his heroic actions to stop the assault,” the department said.
Kerrville Renaissance Festival returns in January, bring a mask or you can’t get in for free!
KERRVILLE, Texas – The Kerrville Renaissance Festival is returning to full force, but participants will add another element to their costumes this year to get through the door: Facial coverings. Admission is free this year and the outdoor festival is being set up as a marketplace, according to April Cory from Hill Country Festivals. “The layout will be more like a craft show with some entertainment,” Cory said. A complete list of entertainment, craft booths, and activities will be confirmed in the coming weeks. Related: Kerrville Folk Festival canceled due to COVID-19 outbreak in Texas