Photo by Allie Goulding By Meena Venkataramanan at Texas Tribune, July 27, 2020 Arthur Uhl III has been ranching for 30 years and routinely has the same lament: “It doesn’t rain enough.” Uhl, who works on his family’s San Angelo-area ranches, needs the rain to grow the grass that feeds his livestock. But in a
Photo by Courtney Sacco By Alana Rocha, Mitchell Ferman, and Juan Pablo Garnham at Texas Tribune, July 24, 2020 Texans in the Rio Grande Valley and along the Coastal Bend continued to face the impact of now-Tropical Storm Hanna on Sunday. The storm, which made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane Saturday evening at Padre Island, packed sustained
The state's Republicans have had to weather a monthslong series of distractions while preparing for a November election that is now clouded by President Donald Trump's declining poll numbers and the coronavirus pandemic.
By Jonathan Toye at Kerrville Daily Times, July 24, 2020 Inside her office in the Salvation Army Kroc Center on Thursday, Capt. Beth Swyers asked the Kerr County community for help. The Salvation Army recently launched its annual back-to-school drive, which helps collect school supplies for disadvantaged children. During previous years, A Kerr County resident
A plateauing of new virus cases would hardly represent a victory over the pandemic, but it would help keep hospitals from being overrun with sick patients.
With the safe reopening of schools this fall in doubt, parents with the resources are setting up "learning pods" or seeking other options. But the do-it-yourself approach to education threatens to leave behind students of color and poorer families.
Without money to pay rent, facing pressures from landlords and afraid of courts, people without legal immigration status have limited options.
Photo: Kerr County Sheriff Rusty Hierholzer (right) visits with Larry Leitha (left) only hours after Leitha won the Republican nomination to become the new sheriff. By Hill Country Community Journal Staff, July 21, 2020 Less than 24 hours after Kerr County voters chose retired Texas Department of Safety Narcotics Special Agent Larry Leitha as the
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