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AUSTIN – Despite less traffic on the road in 2020 and a 2% reduction in motorcycle crashes, safety officials are alarmed by a 17% increase in Texas motorcycle fatalities compared to 2019. On average, a motorcyclist is killed in a crash on Texas roads every day—last year 482 died. Motorcyclis…

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The annual meeting of the Pleasant Valley Cemetery Association will meet on Sunday, May 9, 2021, at the cemetery in northern Brown County, located approximately 14 miles north of Brownwood on US Highway 183N, then one mile west on Farm Road 2273. The business meeting will convene at 11:00 am…

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(4/29/21) – Neighbors across the country will soon have an exciting opportunity to help change their communities for the better through State Farm Neighborhood Assist®. The program awards $25,000 grants to 40 nonprofit organizations to help fund neighborhood improvement projects.

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Texans in the 126 counties* designated for disaster assistance who were affected by February’s severe winter storms and still need help have many resources to support their recovery efforts. Review FEMA’s recovery checklist to ensure you’ve taken all the steps in your federal assistance process:

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April 21 is San Jacinto Day in Texas, commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. On this date in 1836, General Sam Houston and the Texas Army defeated Santa Anna’s Mexican troops, winning independence for Texas in a battle that lasted only eighteen minutes. Though the battle…

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Arlington, Texas — March 22, 2021 — The 11th annual Texas Regional Radio and Music Awards Show was held Monday evening at the One Event Center in Arlington, Texas. In front of radio personalities, industry representatives and Texas Country artists, KYOX 94.3 FM “The OX” was awarded the 2021 …

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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking information in the 2001 homicide of James Charles “Jimmy” Schuessler. An increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible if the tip is received before the next feat…

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) sent a letter to HHS Acting Secretary Norris Cochran and DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas expressing his frustration over the decision of the Department of Health and Human Services to establish an Emergency Intake Site for Unaccompa…

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The Bosque River Chapter of Daughters of the Republic of Texas will resume meeting with a celebration of Texas History Month on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 2:00 PM. The meeting will be held at First Presbyterian Church 1302 North Harbin Street in Stephenville.

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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking information in the 2001 homicide of James Charles “Jimmy” Schuessler. An increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible if the tip is received before the next feat…

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March is Texas History Month, a time to fly the Texas flag and celebrate our state’s unique history. Recognizing the importance of Texas history, the Legislature enacted legislation on June 20, 2003 declaring March 1-31 of every year as Texas History Month. Several key events which shaped th…

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Some people in Comanche and around the area have been without power for over 24 hours. But the majority of the town of Comanche lost power around 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16.

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BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System is giving vaccination efforts in rural Texas a shot in the arm, rushing COVID-19 vaccinations to underserved communities. The vaccine push is targeting homebound Texans 65 years or older.

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AccuWeather Global Weather Center – February 15, 2021 –  Winter storm warnings are in effect, and the time to hunker down is now across a majority of the South Central states, as a major winter storm is bearing down on the region. Through Monday, many Southern cities that are not accustomed …

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) was announced as a leader of the Texas Ag Task Force in Congress by the Lone Star State’s Republican delegation—the largest GOP delegation in Congress. Congressman Pfluger released a statement following the announcement of the task force:

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