HISTORY OF NEWSPAPERS IN KENDALL COUNTY
|Title||Place||Publisher||Dates||Frequency||Notes||Union Land Register||Boerne, Texas||C. G. Vogel||1875 - 18??||Weekly||Started by Charles G. Vogel then acquired by Judge F. W. Schweppe who ran it as "Boerne Advance".||Boerne Post||Boerne, Texas||John Guthrie||1879 -1906||Weekly||After Judge Schweppe stopped publishing, John Guthrie moved from Bandera, Texas where he published the Bandera Bugle, and established the Boerne Post.
The Post eventually merged with San Antonio Critic according to Chronicling America, however, Gammon Davis states in his article that the Boerne Star was originally The Boerne Post and Star.
The article, "Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Town," from Historic Images of Boerne, Texas, 1982 by Garland A. Perry, is a reprint from the Boerne Post of 1899.
|Boerne Post and Star||Boerne, Texas||L. N. Cooke||date||Weekly||Notes:||Boerne Star||Boerne, Texas||William Gammon Davis II||Oct. 23, 1908||Weekly||William Gammon Davis II purchased the Boerne Post and Star from L.N. Cooke. He published the first issue under the combined title but the second issue was published under the title "Boern Star."||Comfort News||Comfort, Texas||V. J. McAteer||beginning Mar. 25, 1904||Weekly||Notes: Vincent J. McAteer was born in Kentucky about 1870. He appeared in the Comfort, Texas census of 1910, 1920 and 1930. He and his wife, Addie, were buried in the St. Louis Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky. Comfort News is still in print this year, 2016||West Texas Independent Courier||Comfort, Texas||A.S. Wertheim||October 1900 - Dec. 1901||Weekly||Notes: Armand Samuel Wertheim is listed in the 1910 census as a teacher living in Comfort, Texas. He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1862. When he died he was buried in Ft. Sam Houston Cemetery having served in the Spanish American War in 1898.|
Sources: 1. Chronicling America;
2. Davis, Wm. Gammon II, "Newspapers," Historic Images of Boerne, Texas, 1982 by Garland A. Perry,p. 240-241.
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