Anticipating one of the most important elections in American history, Burleson County voters responded in a huge way on Tuesday, Oct. 13, on the first day of early voting. A total of 487 persons voted early in person on Tuesday, the first day to cast an early ballot, and 827 mail ballots were…
Burleson County Commissioners discussed an interlocal agreement on Tuesday, Oct. 13, which would allow the county to use Fort Bend County for autopsies. Currently, Travis County is used for all autopsies, but the price seems to go up every year, Schroeder said. Fort Bend County has started…
The City of Caldwell is ready to begin getting public feedback for their comprehensive master plan, in cooperation with students from Texas A&M University. Engagement tools and other resources will be available until Oct. 30, and the public is encouraged to participate, said Caldwell Commu-…
THIS 18-WHEELER OVERTURNED on Thursday morning, Oct. 8, off F.M. 60 East in Lyons near State Highway 36. The rig overturned in the ditch. No other information was available at press time.
Snook High School recently announced its 2020 Homecoming Court. The Homecoming queen and king will be crowned during the Snook-Somerville football game at 7 p.m. this Friday, Oct. 16, at Bluejay Stadium. This year’s queen hopefuls are Jaycie Brisco, Riley Green and Jaivan Stringfellow. Jaycie…
The Burleson County Chamber of Commerce hosted the first “Supper on the Square” on Saturday, Oct. 10, with 150 tickets sold. And the event on Buck Street, which was a chamber fundraiser, was a success, organizers said. Susan Mott, chamber executive director, and chamber volunteer Janice Easter…
Caldwell and Somerville police are still investigating the Monday, Sept. 28, robbery of the Sunny Food Mart in Somerville and Cat’s Pit Stop in Caldwell. Caldwell Police Chief Charles Barnes and Somerville Interim Chief Otto Arnim said this week that no arrests had been made, and they are still…
Mayoral candidates Mike Valigura and incumbent Norris McManus spoke on Sunday, Oct. 11, at a forum hosted at the Caldwell Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 4458. The candidates were asked to begin by giving give brief opening statements. McManus touched on his extensive experience as mayor and…
School board candidates Eric Boniol, Pam Evans and William foster met at the Caldwell Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 4458 on Sunday, Oct. 11, to participate in a candidate forum. Questions were submitted from the audience. Moderator Tyler Groce allowed the candidates to begin the forum with a…
The Caldwell Cub Scout Pack No. 181 met on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Lightsey Pavilion at Davidson Creek Park for their annual Blue and Gold Banquet and Advancement Ceremony. It was long overdue, and everyone was excited to get together and celebrate the scout’s achievements, pack members said.…
Citizens State Bank recently announced the promotions of two employees to new roles within the bank. CSB is proud to recognize the accomplishments of Deonna Moses and Linda Turner with welldeserved promotions. Their long-standing commitment to the banking team and its customers is unmatched in the…
THIS 18-WHEELER OVERTURNED on Thursday morning, Oct. 8, off F.M. 60 East in Lyons near State…
Snook High School recently announced its 2020 Homecoming Court. The Homecoming queen and king will…
The Burleson County Chamber of Commerce hosted the first “Supper on the Square” on Saturday, Oct.…
Anticipating one of the most important elections in American history, Burleson County voters responded in a huge way on Tuesday, Oct. 13, on the first day of…
A cotton picker was destroyed by fire on Friday, Oct. 9, after a collision with a power line on County Road 260, but the operator was able to get off safely…
A 49-year-old Somerville man was arrested by DPS Trooper Matthew Blevins on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 12:30 a.m. on a felony evading arrest charge. Noah Samuel…
The following persons were sentenced in 21st Judicial District Court on Monday, Oct. 5, with Judge Reva Towslee Corbett presiding. * David Dwain Page, 38, of…
A 21-year-old woman was arrested by a DPS trooper on Friday, Oct. 9, at a home in Somerville on a felony drug charge. Paige Blackwell, of Somerville, was…
(Continued from last week) Even though we may think our faith in God is very strong, we all have times in our life when we wonder why something happened that…
THESE BICYCLE WINNERS ARE recognized last Tuesday, Oct. 6, by local law officers at National Night Out at the Caldwell Fire Station. The winners included Asher…
The Yegua junior high football team controlled both sides of the field against Burton, crushing the Panthers 50-0. The first play of the game was a shovel pass…
MAJOR UPSET WIN -- When the 21st-ranked Texas A&M Aggies were 6-point underdogs against the 6th-ranked Florida Gators, I kind of knew something was fishy.…
Snook FFA had two members show at the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo Breeding Heifer Show, held on Oct. 8-18 in Waco.
Memorial services for Narris Wade Braly, 84, of Caldwell, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at Strickland Funeral Home in Caldwell. Mr.…
A celebration of life for Michael Myers, 51, of Caldwell, was held after rosary on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at the Old American Legion Hall at the Burleson…
Helen Bryant, 84, of College Station died peacefully on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. Helen was born on July 6, 1936, in Bryan to Annie and Joe Fagan. Helen was a…