As temperatures continue to rise, power demand keeps increasing, and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas might start dipping into reserve power sources to keep up with demand.
Recently, a collaborative of 13 national emergency medical service organizations released a joint statement on lights and siren vehicle operations on emergency medical services response.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Texas Highway Patrol (THP) will be initiating two traffic safety campaigns during the holiday weekend looking for people violating traffic laws from Friday, July 1, through Monday, July 4.
Court St. Bernadette No. 1108 Catholic Daughters of the Americas attended Mass on June 20 for the installation of court officers for 2022-2024.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe vs. Wade effectively ends all legal abortions in Texas within the next 30 days, many news media outlets reported.
Houston Astros pitcher Jake Odorizzi delivers a pitch for the Sugar Land Space Cowboys against the Tacoma Rainiers June 24 at Constellation Field. Odorizzi was on a rehab assignment with the Astros AAA team.
The East Bernard Brahmas will again enter the season as a top-ranked team.
July is National Grilling Month. It is a time to celebrate with favorite foods, alongside family and friends.
We are surrounded by artifacts, which become symbols of who we are — wedding ring, ordination ring, photos of your grandchildren, Grandpa’s plow, even scars on your hand where broken bones were wired together. The older you get, the more you want to be reminded of who you are.
In case you missed it, summer has officially arrived! If the unseasonably warm temperatures and lack of rainfall didn’t have you thinking it was summertime, the calendar confirmed it last week.
East Bernard, the defending Texas State 7-on-7 football Division III champion, returned to College Station over the weekend.
A Flag Day proclamation signing at the recent Kolache Klobase Festival in East Bernard featured, sitting from left (front row) KJT Society No. 40 President Edwin C. Marik, East Bernard Mayor Marvin Holub, State KJT Vice President David Wagner, (back row) Honor Guard Daniel Svec, State Direct…
The 47th annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day is scheduled for 4 p.m. June 28 at the David R. Wintermann Rice Research Station on Farm-to-Market Road 102 just north of Eagle Lake.
As the first in his family to enroll in college, Juan Murillo had his fair share of anxiety thinking about the upcoming fall semester at Wharton County Junior College.
State KJT Director Margaret Holik presented 75-year membership pins to Benjamin Michulka and Joseph F. Prochaska. The presentation was made at the May meeting held at Riverside Hall in East Bernard. Pictured from the left are Society No. 40 President Edwin C. Marik, Benjamin Michulka, State …
The race for the District 24-3A crown needed an extra game in 2022. East Bernard and Danbury tied at 11-1 through 12 district games, but the Brahmarettes took the No. 1 seed after winning a tie-breaking contest.
In case you missed it, summer has officially arrived! If the unseasonably warm temperatures and lack of rainfall didn’t have you thinking it was summertime, the calendar confirmed it earlier this week.
The East Bernard Brahmas will defend their seven-on-seven state championship Thursday at Veterans Park in College Station.
Usually my childhood memories are very vivid, wherein I remember amazing details – no doubt because childhood was a very happy time for me.
A few weeks ago, I was held captive in a rocking chair and I needed someone to deliver me.
After growing up on a farm without a refrigerator or phone and having to use an outhouse and taking baths in a washtub on the back porch, a very motivated young man from the East Bernard Prairie went on to become a dentist with a clientele in town that loves him.
Juneteenth National Independence Day is the first new holiday since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was signed into law in 1983.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Wharton County Office, will host a soybean, grain sorghum, and cotton turn row meeting on Thursday, June 23.
The Little League all-star season is right around the corner, with many teams kicking off play Friday.
The East Bernard Brahmas made it to the postseason and came in third place in the district, helping them earn top honors from the 24-3A coaches.
The Sugar Land Space Cowboys earned their first series sweep in the fledgling franchise’s history by taking three games over the weekend from the Las Vegas Aviators (Oakland Athletics).
A few weeks ago, I realized our family seems to have a fourth generational “let’s get stuck in the mud” obsession.
One of my agriculture professors at Sam Houston State University had such an impact on me that I still have flashbacks to some of his life lessons, especially with every spring garden.
Having a third granddaughter in my old, old age has been quite an exciting event, one that I will probably never stop writing about.
Last week, at a pretrial hearing at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, a Saudi who is charged with being the mastermind of an attack on the USS Cole in 2000 at which 17 American sailors were killed, the psychologist in charge of interrogating Nashiri described in …
I thought I was going to dodge this bullet.
Recently, the Wharton Lion’s Club presented a rose to me in honor of my brother Leroy Dettling, who passed away last December.
Living on a farm, as my grandparents did, or on a mini farm in town, as we did in the 1940s, you have a great awareness of animal sounds.
An Old Fashion Rodeo to benefit the Black Cowboy Museum in Rosenberg will be held in recognition of Juneteenth on June 19 at the Kendleton Picnic Grounds.
Gov. Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Education Agency to ensure school facilities are made safer in the wake of the killing of 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary in Uvalde.
Texas Retired Teachers Association – Wharton County – met Wednesday morning, June 1, at the Heritage Center in El Campo.
The East Bernard Brahmas have already qualified for state seven-on-seven football, but that didn’t stop them from putting on a dominant showing at the Rice Raider State Qualifying Tournament last Thursday night.
Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West reminds small nonfarm businesses in 36 Texas counties of the July 5, 2022, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury.
The East Bernard Lions Club named its recipients of scholarships to these gradates of East Bernard High School: Samuel Coker, Purdue University in Indiana; Jonah Kubena, Wharton County Junior College; Boone Lee, Wharton County Junior College; Carson Kubicek, University of Texas, Austin.
The gunman who killed 21 people inside a Uvalde elementary school walked into the unlocked building unopposed, the Department of Public Safety said in a revised statement, as reported by the Austin American-Statesman and other media sources.
Thirty-five students have earned their associate of applied science degree in nursing from Wharton County Junior College.
The East Bernard Brahmas will play in the Rice Consolidated seven-on-seven state qualifying tournament in Altair Friday night.
Just a few weeks ago I became a member of the Dime Box Heritage Society and Museum.
A gardening update from the back porch.
The 31st Czech Kolache Klobase Festival is scheduled for Saturday, June 11, at Riverside Hall in East Bernard.
After nine years on the job, redistricting and a last-minute endorsement of his opponent by the governor, state Rep. Phil Stephenson of Wharton has been voted out of office.
New officers for 2022-2024 were elected at the May 16 meeting of Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court St. Bernadette No. 1108.
The food recalls keep coming with J.M. Smucker issuing a nationwide recall May 20 for its peanut butter products produced in Kentucky.