Burleson County has always been a place that values patriotism and military service. Seldom has one county sacrificed as much as Burleson County in war time, particularly in World War II when the county endured one of the nation’s highest casualty rates for a county its size in America. So Monday…
The classes at First Baptist School in Caldwell recently collected non-perishable food donations for the Elizabeth Lutheran Church Food Pantry. The collections included: Wee-Threes 480 pounds, Pre-K 639 pounds, Kindergarten through second grade 844 pounds, and third through eighth grade 427 pounds…
The Somerville Yeguas ended their season with a 45-14 home loss to Peaster last Friday, finishing 2-8 overall. The Yeguas had hoped for a strong finish in their finale after failing to make the playoffs, but the Greyhounds built a 24-0 lead early in the second quarter to take control. Somerville’…
Sixth-Grade All A’s Taylor Groce and Ben Mynatt. A-B Shayona Allen, Marissa Batiste, Yaretzy Carrizales, Jathan Fannin, Ka’layaa Lister, Jaxson McFarland, Jaretzy Morales-Moran, Alberto Norwood, Melanie Par-mer, Elizabella Powell, Olivia Valdez, and Kayla Workman. Seventh-Grade All A’s Aubrey…
The Snook Bluejays fell behind early and could not rally in a 34-12 road loss to Burton last Friday. Burton, who finished 6-4 overall and 3-1 in district play, claimed second place behind district champion Flatonia, 9-1 and 4-0. Snook finished 4-6 overall and 2-2 in district play for third place…
The Lady Jays fell to Granger in a five-set bi-district match on Tuesday, Nov. 5, in Rockdale 17-25, 25-16, 25-23, 21-25, 8-15. Snook was led by Jaycie Brisco with 24 assists, 18 digs, 10 kills, two blocks and an ace; Riley Green with 15 kills, 15 digs, nine assists, 2.5 blocks and an ace; and…
Caldwell’s Joel Skrabanek finished 51st in the UIL Class 4A Boys State Cross Country Meet this past Saturday at Old Settler’s Park in Round Rock. Skrabanek ran the 5K course in a time of 16:36.56, placing him just outstide the top third of the runners in the 151 person race. His state meet time…
Caldwell wanted to use its running game to control the clock and play the game of their lives on defense. Through most of the game, the plan worked. But Smithville cashed in on some scoring opportunities in the second half, rallying from a 2-0 halftime deficit to defeat Caldwell 21-2 last Friday…
The Lady Hornets found themselves in a seesaw battle during the area round of the UIL Class 4A Volleyball Playoffs against Number 7 Liberty Hill. The area match was played Friday night at Rockdale High School in front of a packed gym. The Lady Panthers went into the match ranked Number 7 in Class…
There was a Jew named Yankel who owned a bakery in Crown Heights, New York. He survived the concentration camps. He once said, “You know why it is that I’m alive today? I was a kid, just a teenager at the time. We were on a train, in a boxcar, being taken to Auschwitz. “Night came and it was…
The following persons were sentenced in 21st Judicial District Court on Monday, Oct. 28, with Judge Reva L. Towslee Corbett presiding. * Kevin Ray Ladewig, 45, of Brenham; burglary of a habitation-second degree felony; entered a plea of guilty to the lesser included offense of that charged in the…
Some Milam County residents addressed concerns last week about changes in Post Oak Savannah…
During World War II, the United States held nearly half a million Axis prisoners of war (POWs) with…
Only 92 registered participants, mainly from Caldwell, attended Saturday’s Hunter’s Wife Weekend…
Burleson County has always been a place that values patriotism and military service. Seldom has one county sacrificed as much as Burleson County in war time, particularly in World War II when the…
There was a Jew named Yankel who owned a bakery in Crown Heights, New York. He survived the concentration camps. He once said, “You know why it is that I’m…
The following persons were sentenced in 21st Judicial District Court on Monday, Oct. 28, with Judge Reva L. Towslee Corbett presiding. * Kevin Ray Ladewig, 45…
The following persons were sentenced in 21st Judicial District Court on Monday, Nov. 4, with Judge Reva L. Towslee Corbett presiding. *Devan Gene Lake Hall,…
Somerville and Birch Creek volunteer firefighters responded Sunday night, Nov. 10, to a fire on the back porch area of a house at 205 Geibel Lane, off Park…
Somerville, Birch Creek and Deanville firefighters extinguished a grass fire on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 10, that burned about five acres at 8689 F.M. 2774 in…
A Jan. 13, 2020, status hearing is set for Michael Leonard Mc-Farlane, 35, of Cade Lake, charged with murder in the shooting death of Zachary Rockwell last…
BY SLOAN PREUSS PRETTY GOOD ONE -- It turned out to be a pretty good game, but just didn’t end up the way we wanted as the Cowboys lost to
The Lady Hornets found themselves in a seesaw battle during the area round of the UIL Class 4A Volleyball Playoffs against Number 7 Liberty Hill. The area…
Caldwell wanted to use its running game to control the clock and play the game of their lives on defense. Through most of the game, the plan worked. But…
A Mass of Christian Burial for “A.C.” Rathjen, 91, of Caldwell was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Frenstat, with…
Mae Del Cowen of Dean-ville, Texas, passed from this life to eternal life on November 7, 2019, at Burleson St. Joseph Hospital surrounded by immediate family.…
Funeral services for Sadie Mae (Yorek) Husband of Somerville will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at Strickland Funeral Home in Caldwell,…