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Thursday, January 29, 2015 • Posted January 29, 2015 • Photos
(Editor’s note: This is second of two articles on Rep. Jason Isaac’s [R-Dripping Springs] goals during the legislative session.) A growing state like Texas has many fiscal needs, but District 45 Texas State Rep. Jason Isaac would like lawmakers to find a different approach than merely running up debt. “My observation has been that we recognize a problem and we find a solution that includes some sort of debt,” Isaac said.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
The Highland Lakes chapter of the Texas Democratic Women will gather for the first luncheon of 2015 on Thursday, January 22nd. The gathering will take place at Hidden Falls Restaurant, 220 Meadowlakes Dr., in Meadowlakes community, Marble Falls. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. A short business meeting will be conducted at approximately 11:45 and a guest speaker introduced at noon. This month’s guest speakers are Annette Emery, a retired Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Fiona McInally, ...
Thursday, January 15, 2015 • Posted January 23, 2015
Winter weather has arrived, with unseasonably cold fronts working through the Hill Country and more on the way. Winter temperatures can result in higher consumption of electricity because the difference between cold outdoor temperatures and heated indoor comfort is usually much larger than between outdoor temperatures and cooled indoor air in the summer.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 • Updated January 23, 2015 5:21 PM • Photos
(Editor’s note: This is the first of two articles on Rep. Jason Isaac’s [R-Dripping Springs] goals during the legislative session. Part two will run next week.) Much of what a member of the Texas House of Representatives does is not particularly glamorous, but is absolute necessities to those within a representative district.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 • Posted January 9, 2015
Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, 1 in 6 Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a foodborne illness. If under the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) jurisdiction each food establishment is required to have one certified food manager on site.
Thursday, January 1, 2015 • Posted January 2, 2015
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Transportation reminds motorists that law enforcement will be out in force on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in an effort to reduce crashes and discourage drunk driving. “The New Year’s Eve holiday has historically been a dangerous time on our roadways,” said TxDOT Executive Director LtGen Joe Weber, USMC (Ret).
Thursday, December 25, 2014 • Updated December 29, 2014 4:32 PM
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Thursday, December 18, 2014 • Posted December 22, 2014
The 45th Annual LBJ Tree Lighting being held on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 at 6 p.m., here at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site. This tradition was started 45 years ago in the Hill Country community by President and Mrs. Johnson. This is a memorable family evening for all to experience the heritage of the Texas Hill Country and continue the legacy of Lyndon B.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 • Posted November 20, 2014 • Photos
Jade Phillips Winters, a 2002 graduate of Lyndon B. Johnson High School, has been appointed as the Hill Country Region’s new Director of Medicine for Specialty Care for Baylor Scott and White. In her new role, Jade will oversee the Marble Falls Specialty Clinic practices, the Regional Contact Center, and any future specialty care expansion in the region.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
Hill Country Memorial Hospice announces its cancer support group schedule for the fall. The Cancer Support Group meets weekly on Saturdays beginning Nov. 1 at 9 a.m. in the Brune Building at 808 Reuben St. in Fredericksburg. Support services are facilitated by HCM Hospice’s Bereavement Coordinator, Christy Hargrove-Bourtin, M.A., who holds a master’s degree in pastoral counseling.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014 • Photos
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site is the location for everyone to join in the fun on Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. when period dressed interpreters explain the uses of cotton, wool and many others natural fibers as they present the Fun with Fiber Event. This event will take place at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm, located inside the Lyndon B.
Thursday, October 23, 2014 • Posted October 30, 2014
The Pedernales Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors has approved a capital credits distribution in December of more than $13 million to current and former PEC members. The amount was approved after the Board reviewed the Co-op’s fiscal health and determined the distribution will not result in any adverse impact to the Cooperative. “Capital credits are one of the most important aspects of being a cooperative,” said PEC Board President Dr.
Thursday, October 2, 2014 • Posted October 9, 2014
At a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30, the Pedernales Electric Cooperative Board of Directors voted to reduce the Co-op’s per-kilowatt-hour delivery charge effective with electricity purchased beginning Dec. 1, 2014. “The Board of Directors has worked with management the past few years to get the Cooperative in a very stable and strong financial position,” said PEC Board President Dr.
Thursday, September 25, 2014 • Posted October 2, 2014 • Photos
Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site invites everyone to join in the fun on Saturday, September 27th, 2014 for Farm Demonstration Day. Step back in time and come visit and tour the Sauer Beckmann Living History Farm. Period dressed park ranger interpreters will take you back in time to the traditions of a 1915 German farm family.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 • Posted September 23, 2014
Austin, Texas—August 26, 2014 – MicroAssist, a technology service provider specializing in facilitating the delivery of State and Local services to the public, announced it has created a mobile app for the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), which provides up-to-date information on most wanted fugitives and sex offenders, and information related to human trafficking.