Every school kid who ever tossed a football with his buddies on the playground understands the dream. They make the big play and imagine themselves in the Super Bowl. “Maybe someday,” the kid thinks. Usually not. But for Kris Kocurek of Deanville, it is about to happen. Kocurek, the San…
Filings for city and school elections began on Wednesday, Jan. 15, and will continue until Friday, Feb. 14. The city and school elections will be held on Saturday, May 2. The City of Somerville has the seats for alderwoman Shelly Gotte and aldermen Don “Skipper” Murray II and Jeff Schoppe up for…
Somerville ISD is moving forward with making needed facility improvements. On Wednesday, Jan. 15, the school board approved issuing $1.5 million in maintenance tax notes from Amegy Bank of Texas from Houston for financing facility improvement needs around the district. A maintenance tax note does…
On the coldest days of this winter, it will be good to think of Bruce Aspgren. Aspgren, who died on Dec. 1, 2019, after a battle with pancreatic cancer, was a passionate advocate for Burleson County’s homeless through his Rockin A Ministry. And it was in winter time, that Aspgren perhaps worked…
Around Burleson County, if you want a non-profit to succeed, call Marsha Kocurek. Kocurek is best known as the president and a founder of the Caldwell Education and Leadership Foundation (CELF), but she also works with many other organizations. Some of those include the Boys and Girls Clubs of…
Billy Currington and Whiskey Myers will be this year’s headliners for Chilifest 2020. Chilifest organizers announced this year’s entertainment lineup on Friday, Jan. 17, during its annual “lineup unveiling,” hosted this year at Shiner Park in College Station. Chilifest is a two-day music festival…
Somerville residents now have a new, enlarged clinic that should serve their needs for many years. Local residents have long awaited completion of the new Health Point clinic, and they celebrated that achievement at a grand opening on Monday, Jan. 20. The clinic officially opened on Jan. 13.…
Seventh-Grade All A’s Luna Bahena, Daniela Bahena Bonilla, Catalina Bautista, Riley Broaddus, Isabel Burlin, Dylan Chapman, Callie Fletcher, Brook Fry, Braysen Garcia, Paulina Hernandez, Antonio Hernandez-Guerrero, Eunice Hernandez-Vazquez, Dale Hott, Alison Krueger, Brenden Lee, Koy Macik, Colby…
First-Grade All A’s Mckayla Collins, Joseph Dudensing, Mason Giesenschlag, Taylor Hargrove, Hadley Holden, E’Mari Jackson, Lily Jolly, Eliana Lewis, Joseph McDaniel, Courtlyn Nicks, Bianca Romero, Samiyah Sims, and Craig Whitis. A-B Kyzar Brock, Tyler Haile, Kaylor Malmstrom, Christopher Farquer…
Sixth-Grade All A’s Ben Mynatt. A-B Shayona Allen, Marissa Batiste, Yaretzy Carrizales, Jeremiah Curry, Taylor Groce, Jimmy Kearney, Gabriel LaCaze, Patricia Morse, Melanie Parmer, Elizabella Powell, Olivia Valdez, and Kayla Workman. Seventh-Grade All A’s Robert Carter, Le’Ron Mathis,…
First-Grade All A’s Sadie Arledge, Dixie Ethridge, Lorelei Giesenschlag, Jaxton Groce, Charlie Speckman, and Jayden Thomas. A-B Christopher Jackson and Fred Kouatli. Second-Grade All A’s Lylah Ayers, Greyson Behler, Elijah Condon, Harlow Ferguson, Jeune Hoot, Mia Howell, Rocket Jackson, Caleb…
Filings for city and school elections began on Wednesday, Jan. 15, and will continue until Friday,…
Somerville ISD is moving forward with making needed facility improvements. On Wednesday, Jan. 15,…
On the coldest days of this winter, it will be good to think of Bruce Aspgren. Aspgren, who died…
Every school kid who ever tossed a football with his buddies on the playground understands the dream. They make the big play and imagine themselves in the Super Bowl. “Maybe someday,” the kid…
Somerville City Administrator Danny Segundo is recommending a comprehensive street maintenance program that will include asking the city council in February to…
Autopsy results are still pending in the Friday, Jan. 10, death of a 33-year-old Caldwell man from a gunshot wound at a residence in the 700 block of O’Neal…
A dog that bit a man who was picking up some hay last Friday, Jan. 17, on County Road 276 has been quarantined. The bite occurred at about 2 p.m. when the man…
A 13-year-old boy was detained on Saturday, Jan. 18, after striking his mother in the arm with a baseball bat at a home in Beaver Creek Subdivision. The boy…
A 25-year-old Bryan man was arrested in Brazos County on Friday, Jan. 17, on a Caldwell police warrant for a July forgery case. Kendrick Allen Taylor was…
The following persons were sentenced in 21st Judicial District Court on Monday, Jan. 13, with Judge Carson Campbell presiding. *Gabriel Villa Gonzales, 60, of…
The winning streak is now 19! With a 20-2 overall record and being 4-0 in District 26-2A, this Friday night’s Burleson County Showdown will mean more to the…
Caldwell’s Katherine Hart won the 114-pound division at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association (THSWPA) Smithville Powerlifting Championships…
The Caldwell soccer team went 1-3 at the annual Yoemen Invitational Soccer Tournament in Cameron last week.
A private graveside service for Eulene M. Loehr, 79, of Caldwell was held on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at Caldwell Masonic Cemetery with Pastor Wayne Calder…
Graveside services for Mary Anthony (Houston) Steinke, 96, were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at Masonic Cemetery Pavilion in Caldwell. Visitation…
Graveside services for Willie Tom (Will) Sebesta, 81, of Anzac, Alberta, Canada, with Military Honors will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at…