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July 28, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Aqua Water Asks for Water Conservation

The General Manager of Aqua Water Supply Corporation, Bill Loven, has announced the immediate implementation of Stage 1 of the Aqua drought contingency plan. More...

Home Country

Mrs. Doc watched the dancers swirl around the cleared hardwood floor of the Legion hall, and smiled to see her husband, Doc, waltzing with Ardis Fisher. But Mrs. Doc was never one to sit out a waltz, so she looked around at the menu. More...

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Texas Military Forces Deploy in Support of Texas Public Health and Humanitarian Exercise

More than 300 members of the Texas Military Forces will begin deployment this weekend to the Texas’ Rio Grande valley for Operation Lone Star (OLS). More...

THEY SAID IT

(Life Lessons from Hospice Patients)

I Never Had Many Brain Cells Nelda’s lungs and heart were in trouble. She was continually short of breath and on oxygen all the time. She spent most of her time in a recliner, trying not to move. More...

The Time for Posturing is Over

Weeks of increasingly contentious debate over the looming debt ceiling deadline have brought Congress and the White House to deadlock. More...

Local Educators Attend 82nd Annual Convention

Local educators joined more than 800 key women educators from throughout the state for the 82nd Annual Convention of the Texas State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International in McAllen, June 23- 25. More...

New Roof For Police Department

Contractors were busy removing the old roof on the Police Department last Tuesday afternoon. The City Council voted recently to have the building’s roof replaced. More...

Yes, It’s Ketchup!

Dear Reader: This column is an excerpt from my book, Laura On Life: Corn Dogs and Dust Bunnies.

“Well,” I thought to myself, “it’s your own fault that you are driving back to the grocery store after just spending an hour and a half shopping.” More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Lemon Chicken We eat a lot of chicken meals, especially in this hot summer we are having. This recipe is light and very tasty. Creamed carrots are a delicious side. More...

Extreme Heat and Drought Continue to Put People at Risk

The American Red Cross of Central Texas responds to a fire about once every two days. So far in the month of July, volunteers and staff have responded to a house fire almost every day. More...

Round Top State Bank Announces the Addition of Eagle Bank

Round Top State Bank of Round Top, Texas announced today the signing of a definitive agreement with Eagle Bank, a community bank based in Jarrell, Texas. The transaction will mark Round Top’s first acquisition. More...

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