THIS SPJST FLOAT was part of the September 2019 Burleson County Fair Parade in downtown Caldwell. This year’s parade is set for this Saturday, Sept. 19, to launch this year’s Burleson County Fair.
Burleson County has lifted its outdoor burning ban, thanks to some recent rainfall. County Judge Keith Schroeder lifted the ban on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 9. The ban went into effect on Aug. 13, and Schroeder lifted it when dry conditions improved. The ban was set for 90 days or until…
The Somerville City Council approved a 66.198 cent tax rate and a $2,599,200 budget at its Tuesday, Sept. 8, meeting at City Hall. That includes $1,132,487 for the general fund. The council approved the tax rate on a 3-1 vote with council members Skipper Murray, Debra Coleman and Jeff Schoppe…
The Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District’s board met in closed session at their Tuesday, Sept. 8, meeting to continue discussions about possible enforcement actions against Vista Ridge, a permit holder for a major project involving water export to San Antonio. The board is…
THE CALDWELL HIGH SCHOOL Band performs at halftime last Friday during their Sept. 11 remembrance performance. THIS FIREWORKS display was featured in the CHS Band’s Sept. 11 remembrance halftime show. -- Tribune photo by Roy Sanders CHS HOMECOMING King Larry Davis and Queen Priscilla Olivarez were…
It wasn’t the Kolache Festival, but it was still a good time. Downtown Caldwell’s Second Saturday celebration on Sept. 12 featured a Czech heritage theme and was appreciated by local residents who were disappointed not to have a Kolache Festival this year. The festival would normally be held on…
Even COVID-19 could not cancel this year’s Burleson County Fair. However, the Sept. 21-26 fair will look different this year than in the past, with many events not being held. But, the annual fair parade will still kick off the fair this Saturday as it has for many years. The parade will begin…
Though COVID-19 previously shut down Lady Yegua volleyball practice this past summer and just recently forced the Lady Jays to cancel two weeks of games, area football teams have not been directly affected by COVID-19...yet. With the fluidity of ever-changing guidelines and protocols and the…
Burleson County commissioners approved the final budget of $10,558,539 for 2020- 2021 and a 56-cent tax rate at their meeting on Monday, Sept. 14. The budget is an increase of $561,383, 5.6 percent, from last years budget of $9,997,156. While the property tax rate remains the same as last year,…
The Caldwell City Council was to consider approval of a proposed budget of $14,928,124 for 2020-21 and a 37.957 cent tax rate at its Tuesday, Sept. 15, meeting. This will be the city’s first budget under the new Oct. 1 through Sept. 30 budget cycle. In other business, the council was to hear…
Applications now are being accepted for 2020-21 Texas Match the Promise Foundation awards. The foundation, in cooperation with the Texas Comptroller’s office, encourages Texas families to save for college by offering competitive matching scholarships and tuition grants to eligible Texas students…
THE CALDWELL HIGH SCHOOL Band performs at halftime last Friday during their Sept. 11 remembrance…
It wasn’t the Kolache Festival, but it was still a good time. Downtown Caldwell’s Second Saturday…
CHS HOMECOMING KING and Queen court members included, from left, Mark Revilla, Delayni Drgac,…
The Burleson County Tribune received three awards on Friday, Aug. 28, at the Texas Gulf Coast Press Association’s annual contest. The Tribune received a first…
The prophet Jeremiah is a good example of someone who wrote what he lived and lived what he wrote. He didn’t just proph esy, he actually lived in the midst of…
First United Methodist Church of Caldwell is hosting a simulcast event called The Return from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, which focuses on praying…
Somerville ISD has set guidelines for renting district facilities during the 2020-2021 school year. The school board approved a new facility rental and usage…
Applications now are being accepted for 2020-21 Texas Match the Promise Foundation awards. The foundation, in cooperation with the Texas Comptroller’s office…
The Caldwell City Council was to consider approval of a proposed budget of $14,928,124 for 2020-21 and a 37.957 cent tax rate at its Tuesday, Sept. 15, meeting…
Burleson County commissioners approved the final budget of $10,558,539 for 2020- 2021 and a 56-cent tax rate at their meeting on Monday, Sept. 14. The budget…
Snook runners competed in the McGregor Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 12.
The Lady Hornets introduced themselves to the residents of Florence by handing the Lady Buffs a quick straight-set defeat 25- 7, 25-15, 25-11. After a Tuesday…
The Lady Hornet junior varsity volleyball team started district this past Friday, defeating Florence in a twoset match 25-7, 25-15. Caldwell came out energized…
Funeral services for Nelda Sue (Dark) Shaw, 89, of Corpus Christi, formerly of Cleveland, Texas, were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at…
Visitation for Doreen Elizabeth (Balke) Brown, 88, of Somerville, will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, with the family at Strickland…
A Mass of Christian Burial for Ester Revilla Rodriguez, 69, of Caldwell, was held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in…