Offering news, commentary, and analysis on local politics in Kerrville and Kerr County, Texas. Audio from local government meetings, interviews with news-makers, and commentary from our analysts, all with the goal of moving our community in a positive direction, educating voters, influencing policy, and organizing action.
KU Podcast: Konrad Wert
For our listeners that prefer an audio podcast, here is the interview with candidate for Commissioner Precinct 1, Konrad Wert. Konrad is taking on Harley Belew in the November general election for Precinct 1 Commissioner. For a video of this interview, check out our previous post.
Focusing on Harley Belew’s comments on race | KU Podcast
This podcast by Aaron Yates sets the record straight on this week's stories about radio personality and County Commissioner Harley Belew. This story is not about KU or Aaron Yates -- it's about Harley's own words. Harley has attempted to distract from the story by attacking the messenger. With this podcast, we set the record straight and put focus back on the representative's words.
Interview with Eli Garcia, Candidate for Kerr County Sheriff | KU Podcast #13
Today's episode features an interview with Eli Garcia, a Republican candidate for Kerr County Sheriff.
Consanguinity and Affinity | KU Podcast Episode 12
Marty and Aaron discuss the news leading up to the Primary Election as well as City Council Election news following the ballot deadline on February 14. Lots of news since our last episode!
Dr. Rebecca Bell-Metereau, Candidate for State Board of Education | Kerrville United Podcast #11
Today on the podcast, hosts Marty Lenard and Aaron Yates interview Dr. Rebecca Bell-Metereau, a Democratic candidate for the Texas State Board of Education, District 5. This district encompasses all of Kerr County along with Gillespie, Kendall, Blanco, Llano, Mason, San Saba, Guadalupe, Caldwell, and Hayes counties, as well as portions of Bexar and Travis counties.
The State Board of Education election is part of the Primary Election Ballot on March 3. Voters in each political party will select a candidate that will then be on the ballot in the November general election.
Kerrville United has invited the other candidates for this race to sit for interviews and we hope to bring you more of these candidates on the pod.
Explaining the State Board of Education | Kerrville United Podcast Episode #10
Join Aaron Yates and Marty Lenard as we learn about the State Board of Education -- who they are, what they do, why it matters to you on a local level.
Kerr County is part of District 5 for the State Board of Education, and the recent retirement of Ken Mercer (R) has left this seat wide open to potential candidates. Kerrville United will interview some of the candidates for this seat in the near future, so this episode aims to bring you up to speed on the duties of the SBOE reps and why their work is important.
Thanks for listening!