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AUSTIN – Audubon Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), partners in the Bird City Texas program (BCT), are now accepting applications from communities that wish to receive Bird City Texas certification. Now in its fourth year, the program recognizes the contributions that …

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The 20 highest-ranked critical access hospitals (CAHs) in the country, as determined by the Chartis Center for Rural Health, were recently announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). An awards ceremony will be held during NRHA’s Critical Access Hospital Conference in September…

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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) commissioned 101 new Texas Highway Patrol Troopers from recruit class B-2021 during a graduation ceremony on Friday, May 6. The keynote speaker at the graduation was Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) member Dale Wainwright.

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Jake Escobar, CHS Athletics and CHS volunteers helped to host the Abilene Special Olympics on Saturday, May, 7, 2022 at Indian Stadium. Participants came from Abilene, Brady, Brownwood and other central Texas towns. They participated in running events from 25 to 800m, decathlon, field events…

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TRTA District 15 held its annual Spring Leadership Conference on April 28, 2022 at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Ballinger. District President Janis Petronis called the meeting to order. After a prayer, pledges, and a welcome from the Ballinger mayor, guest speaker Leroy DeHave…

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April 21 was 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 battl…

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BROWNWOOD, EASTLAND, LAMPASAS – The TxDOT Brownwood District will be conducting a virtual public meeting, along with a series of in-person meeting opportunities, for the proposed 2023-2026 Rural Transportation Improvement Program (Rural TIP). These meetings offer the public an opportunity to…

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(AUSTIN) — As we enter severe weather season, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax-free during the state’s sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies, which begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, and ends at midnight on Monday, April 25.

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AUSTIN – The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $334,845 in fines involving 97 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ Conference on Tuesday. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline…

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Comanche County Medical Center (CCMC), a nonprofit hospital and rural health organization based in Comanche, Texas, has an innovative diabetes infusion program that is getting a lot of attention. The Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals (TORCH) statewide conference April 19-21…

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AUSTIN – Audubon Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), partners in the Bird City Texas program (BCT), are now accepting applications from communities that wish to receive Bird City Texas certification. Now in its fourth year, the program recognizes the contributions that …