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Rainwater Harvesting, Turf Management Training Set For July 8

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program will host a residential rainwater harvesting and turf management training on July 8 for Jackson and Lavaca counties. The free event will be a hybrid in-person and Zoom online event offered from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The in-person training...
LAVACA COUNTY, TX

Lavaca County is now under Disaster Declaration

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas – Beginning on Wednesday, June 22, Lavaca County will be under a Disaster Declaration. Lavaca County Judge Mark Myers issued a Disaster Declaration, detailing the extreme drought conditions. He also prohibited the sale or use of certain fireworks classified under 49 C.F.R. Sec. 173. l(r)(2) as “skyrockets with sticks” and “missiles with fins” within incorporated areas of Lavaca County.
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Rising fuel prices pose challenges for EMS providers

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) -High fuel prices are hitting Americans in the pocketbook hard. The high fuel prices are also taking their toll on emergency responders. According to AAA, today’s national average price for a gallon of diesel is $5.32. EMS providers are working to find solutions to combat the inflation at the pump. it’s a problem that’s hitting service providers from every direction. but unlike delivery and trucking companies, most ambulance providers have fixed rates.
ROBERTSON COUNTY, TX
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Burn ban has been issued for Lavaca County

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas – A burn ban is in effect in Lavaca County in an effort to help prevent wildfires. The emergency order was issued Friday afternoon and states that all fires are prohibited unless they are within an enclosure that contains 100% of the flames or sparks. Fires...
LAVACA COUNTY, TX
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Beef For Father’s Day winners announced

Navidad Valley CattleWomen have announced the winners of the “Beef For Father’s Day” essay competition. All area sixth grade students were invited to participate, and since no contest was held last year, seventh graders were invited to participate as well. There were 77 entries from the NVCW service area of Fayette, Lavaca and Colorado counties. Sixth grade winners were first place, Jenna…
COLORADO COUNTY, TX

VIDEO: Massive train derailment in Shiner, Texas

SAN ANTONIO — Lavaca County authorities on social media confirmed a train derailment Friday evening in the small community of Shiner has shut down multiple railroad crossings in town. There was no immediate report on potential injuries or fatalities, and it's unknown at this point what may have caused...
SHINER, TX
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NVCW awards $10,000 in scholarships to 8 students

Navidad Valley CattleWomen recently awarded $10,000 in scholarships to eight area youth whose futures will impact the beef industry. All applicants were high school seniors from Fayette, Colorado and Lavaca counties with an interest in agriculture. There were 24 applicants. Their applications reflected how bright the students are and shared civic and church involvement, along with work ethic and…
FAYETTE COUNTY, TX