The coronavirus threat is seriously cramping Burleson County’s small businesses and local residents used to a lot more mobility and human interaction. However, as of 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, there was not a shelter in place order issued for Burleson County, although Brazos County issued one on…
Somerville ISD superintendent Karla Sparks received a one-year extension to June 2023. The school board approved the extension during its regular meeting on Wednesday, March 18. Sparks said her salary will be negotiated this summer when the board sets the budget for the 2020-2021 school year.…
With the new uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, the completion date of Snook ISD’s bond projects is uncertain. In addition, with Brazos County’s shelter-inplace declaration and the district’s contractor, Dudley Construction, being from College Station, there is a possibility that the contractor…
With the COVID-19 threat, the Caldwell School Board held its monthly meeting via Zoom, a video-conferencing software, approving a $1,164,000 contract with Hellas Construction Inc. of Austin for turf at Hornet Stadium. Rusty Wallace of Owners Building Resource (OBR), LLC, of Bremond, the district’s…
Mike Sutherland of the Burleson County Economic Development Council (EDC) told the Caldwell City Council members last week that he was not seeking a job as city administrator, contrary to rumors in the community. Sutherland made those remarks at the Tuesday, March 17, meeting, saying he was happy…
With neighboring counties’ COVID-19 case numbers increasing, the threat of Burleson County having its first confirmed case remains. However, as of noon on Tuesday, March 24, there are no reported cases in Burleson County, Dr. Kristel Leubner, Burleson County Health Officer, said. Dr. Leubner said…
Pandemics are perversely democratic. They’re nasty, lethal and sneaky, but they don’t discriminate. No matter your age, ethnicity, religion, gender, or nation, you’re a part of the pathogenic constituency. When we face a common enemy, like an epidemic, we are more likely to pull together for the…
The coronavirus will surely strain staffing for all governments and businesses, and Burleson County is making plans for how their employees will get their work done. The commissioners met for over an hour in executive session with Assistant County Attorney Reed Spitzer at their regular Monday,…
This is a time to improvise. With the coronavirus threat limiting businesses and individuals, churches are also struggling with what to do. Population restrictions for most churches means no church services. Not necessarily. In addition to those churches utilizing technology for online services…
The Chamber of Commerce is hosting an online drawing to support local businesses affected by precautions pertaining to the coronavirus. The $400 giveaway will be aired on Facebook Live at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, according to Chamber Executive Director Susan Mott. To participate, residents…
The Burleson County Tribune is closing its office to the public for the foreseeable future due to coronovirus concerns. The Tribune office staff, in the smallest possible numbers, is still on the job, either at home or sometimes in the office to serve our readers and publish a paper weekly and on…
The Burleson County Tribune will begin closing its office on Fridays starting this Friday, Jan. 31…
Somerville ISD superintendent Karla Sparks received a one-year extension to June 2023. The school…
With the new uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, the completion date of Snook ISD’s bond projects is…
The coronavirus threat is seriously cramping Burleson County’s small businesses and local residents used to a lot more mobility and human interaction. However, as of 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24,…
Michael and Shelly Doyle of Caldwell announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlyn Marie, to Connor William Crane. Parents of the groom-to-be are Paul…
In response to the anticipated impact of COVID-19 virus in our area, the Burleson Health Resource Center is now allocating resources to assist elderly,…
The Snook City Council on Monday, March 23, approved several measures concerning city operations during the coronavirus, including closing city hall until…
The City of Somerville has closed certain facilities to the public to limit face-to-face interactions, effective on Monday, March 23. Facilities closed…
A 32 year-old Bastrop man was arrested on Saturday, March 21, by Caldwell police on a felony theft charge in connection with a cattle trailer stolen on March…
Burleson County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the theft of a utility trailer from a home on Lakeside Drive at Cade Lake. The trailer owner reported the…
Snook junior Jaycie Brisco was recently named to both the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) and the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) Class…
The Caldwell girls powerlifting team competed at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association (THSWPA) Region 2 Division 2 Meet at Del Valle High…
During last week’s “official” Spring Break, the Lady Yeguas played two District 26-2A games, winning both in a big way.
Private services for Josephine Skrabanek Conaway, 92, of Bryan will be held at Rest-Ever Memorial Park in Bryan. Mrs. Conaway died on Wednesday, March 18,…
Memorial services for Donald Ray Garbs, 73, of Caldwell will be held at a later date. Mr. Garbs died on Monday, March 23, 2020. Donald was born on Aug. 20,…
A private, immediate family only graveside service for Craig Barron Ayers Sr., 60, of Caldwell, will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020, with Rev. Steve Johnson…