Burleson County officials reported on Tuesday, May 19, that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has increased to 20, up from 16 last week. Officials said that 164 people have been tested and of the 20 who have tested positive, three have recovered, leaving 17 active cases in Burleson County.…
VETERANS FRANKLIN KARASEK, Glen Rhodes, Tommy Miles, Henry Probst, Donnie Wood, Ronnie Garbs and Pat Seymour hold this flag. 
Somerville High School continues to focus on improving its College, Career, and Military Readiness (CCMR). In the August 2019 Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) accountability, Somerville High School earned 47 percent of the total credit for meeting the state’s CCMR criteria, which gave the campus a…
When school begins in the fall, the Snook Secondary School will have a new leader. Lee Hafley was hired as the new principal for Snook Secondary School during a special called school board meeting last Wednesday, May 13. Hafley will begin his 25th year in public education during the 2020-2021…
Caldwell ISD will offer childcare for its employees in the 2020-2021 school year. On Monday, May 18, the board approved the rates for the new childcare program and for its after school program. The rates for the district’s day care will be $480 per month for infants (six weeks to 18 months) and $…
Somerville Police Chief Craig Wise told the city council last week that he is having difficulty filling an opening for a patrol officer, and a solution must be found. Wise and council members discussed that issue at the council’s Tuesday, May 12, meeting, but no action was taken. The issue could…
THE COMMUNITY HELD A PARADE TO honor Caldwell High School senior athletes in spring sports who lost their final season as a Hornet due to COVID-19. Hundreds of county residents participated in the drive-by parade with decorated vehicles to the delight of the students.
For nearly 50 years, the Jefferson Awards has celebrated and recognized individuals who build better communities and contribute to better a future for those around them. And, this year, the Brazos Valley’s Jefferson Awards is celebrating the work of Burleson County’s own Marsha Kocurek by…
The Caldwell City Council was scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, at City Hall for the first time since March, with some in-person restrictions due to COVID-19 along with telephonic assistance for those who do not attend in person. For those attending in person, the council chambers…
1939...81 Years Ago Simpson’s New Store To Open Saturday, January 28, has been designated as the date for the opening of the Simpson Grocery Company in its new home which was recently completed at the same location of the business which was destroyed by fire on the night of October 7, 1938. In…
Somerville High School graduates will have their graduation on Saturday, May 30, -- the date on their invitations. However, instead of in the gym at 10 a.m., the new time and date will be 9 a.m. at The Rock. Somerville ISD officials have released guidelines for this year’s graduation, limiting…
VETERANS FRANKLIN KARASEK, Glen Rhodes, Tommy Miles, Henry Probst, Donnie Wood, Ronnie Garbs and…
Caldwell ISD will offer childcare for its employees in the 2020-2021 school year. On Monday, May…
THE COMMUNITY HELD A PARADE TO honor Caldwell High School senior athletes in spring sports who lost…
Burleson County officials reported on Tuesday, May 19, that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has increased to 20, up from 16 last week. Officials said that 164 people have been tested and of…
The Caldwell City Council was scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, at City Hall for the first time since March, with some in-person restrictions…
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers that FSA offers farm ownership and farm operating loans to agricultural…
Somerville Police Chief Craig Wise told the city council last week that he is having difficulty filling an opening for a patrol officer, and a solution must be…
Following a public hearing and comments, the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District (POSGCD) board of directors approved revisions to its rules…
When school begins in the fall, the Snook Secondary School will have a new leader. Lee Hafley was hired as the new principal for Snook Secondary School during…
Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Field Operations Center-West reminded small nonfarm businesses in 77 Texas…
THE 2020 CALDWELL HIGH SCHOOL POWERLIFTING TEAM is, from left, Coach Nicholas Smith, boys, Daniel Torres, Anthony Sandoval, Ryan Broaddus, Zeke Flores, Delvin…
Caldwell Hornet senior baseball players, Wade Tittle and Tabor Dowell, were recently named to the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) Academic All-…
The entrances to the Caldwell elementary and intermediate campuses are normally lined with cars with parents waiting to drop off or pick up their children.
Anita Adell Kubena, age 90, was called home to the Lord on the morning of Saturday, May 16, 2020. A private family graveside was held on Wednesday, May 20,…
A family funeral service for Chase Sowders, 18, of Somerville, was held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2020, at Strickland Funeral Home with a public graveside…
A celebration of life for Payton Francis, 6, of Somerville, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at the Crigler residence. Visitation was held from…