A protest against police brutality was again held on Saturday, June 27, in Somerville with participants holding up signs stating their cause. The protest again caught the attention of passing motorists along State Highway 36 and others, but a pro-police group also appeared about two blocks north…
Not many people have gotten to enjoy such a successful life as Donald Lee Strickland, who passed away peacefully on June 27, 2020, at the age of 92. Donald Lee was successful both in the number of years he lived and in the quality of life he lived. Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2020,…
GEORGE LEAKS SELLS eggs and tomatoes on Saturday at the Farmers Market in downtown Caldwell. The market remains a popular Saturday morning attraction.
THE SNOOK HIGH SCHOOL’s Class of 2020 graduation was held Friday night at the new Bluejay Stadium. Graduates celebrate at the end of their graduation ceremony by tossing their caps. See story inside. 
Committee, consisting of Ann Sebesta, Sandy Johnson, Patsy Schubert, Lillian Beasley and Tina Broesche, met to discuss a celebration of the show’s history. The bake show will not occur this year. See story inside. 
For those who wish to be tested for COVID-19, but do not currently have symptoms, there will be a free COVID-19 walkup testing site this Thursday and Friday at the Caldwell Middle School Gym. The county now has a total of 77 confirmed cases, so local residents are encouraged to participate.…
Christopher Coronado, a former Somerville High School teacher and softball coach charged in 2018 with improper relationship with a student, pleaded guilty on Monday to two counts and received seven years deferred adjudicated probation. He was also fined $2,000, plus court costs and a Crime…
Early voting for the July 14 primary runoff elections began Monday, June 29, and will continue until July 10. The runoff election was originally scheduled for May 26, but was postponed to July 14 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Out of the 14 candidates who ran for Bill Flores’ U.S. District 17…
Burleson County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Giddings man on Thursday, June 25, on six burglary charges in connection with breakins last week at three locations -- two convenience stories on State Highway 21 West and at a Deanville bar on F.M. 60 South. Ja’Quinton Deun Whatley, 34, was charged…
Although some local governments in the area are now requiring face masks in businesses, Burleson County’s leaders say they are still adhering to voluntary use for now. However, with COVID-19 numbers spiking daily in Burleson County and elsewhere, that could change at any time, area leaders say.…
A blood drive for Caldwell is planned from 12:30-5:30 p.m. on Monday, July 6, at the VFW Post No. 4458 Dance Hall, 1644 State Highway 36 South, Caldwell. The VFW is sponsoring the blood drive. A T-shirt will be given to blood donors while supplies last. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-…
Committee, consisting of Ann Sebesta, Sandy Johnson, Patsy Schubert, Lillian Beasley and Tina…
Early voting for the July 14 primary runoff elections began Monday, June 29, and will continue…
Burleson County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Giddings man on Thursday, June 25, on six burglary…
A protest against police brutality was again held on Saturday, June 27, in Somerville with participants holding up signs stating their cause. The protest again caught the attention of passing…
For those who wish to be tested for COVID-19, but do not currently have symptoms, there will be a free COVID-19 walkup testing site this Thursday and Friday at…
The Community-Wide July 3rd Fireworks Display will be held at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020, at the Elizabeth Lutheran Church on state…
THE SNOOK HIGH SCHOOL’s Class of 2020 graduation was held Friday night at the new Bluejay Stadium. Graduates celebrate at the end of their graduation ceremony…
Because of COVID-19, the Deanville July 4 celebration afternoon dance and dine-in barbecue is canceled this year. However, they are still planning drive-…
GEORGE LEAKS SELLS eggs and tomatoes on Saturday at the Farmers Market in downtown Caldwell. The market remains a popular Saturday morning attraction.
YELLOW PRAIRIE Trucking is a thing of the past and hay making is the order of the day. Some few are shipping wood, others are talking about the boll weevil.…
Caldwell High School’s Cameron Suehs is the Youth Rodeo Association’s (YRA) 2019-2020 Finals Rodeo Senior All Around Cowboy and the 2019-2020 YRA All-Around…
Former Lady Hornet volleyball star Hannah McManus has been named as an assistant coach at Tarleton State University in Stephenville -- the same college from…
“Although the season didn’t go to plan I’m thankful for the time spent with this years team. The seniors will be missed, and I’m looking forward to getting…
Margaret Ann Lenz Eimann, affectionately known as “Tootie,” was born December 15, 1934, to Henry and Alma Lenz in Kurten, Texas. She honored her parents and…
Mildred Houdek went to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 18, 2020. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother. Her family loved her very much. The…
In accordance with CDC recommendations and the request of the family we will continue to practice social distancing during the visitation and service. If you…