In a statement, Abbott said the declaration would allow him to designate federal agents to serve as peace officers in Texas.
Austin County Judge Tim Lapham announced three new cases of COVID-19 in the county following Memorial Day weekend.
Although celebrations were a bit different in the new coronavirus pandemic, those who gave the ultimate sacrifice and lost their lives in the line of duty were honored on Monday’s Memorial Day holiday by flags flying at half-staff, virtual ceremonies and the playing of taps across the nation.
Last Friday night, May 22, at T.J. Mills Stadium, Sealy High School presented 190 students diplomas in a socially distant outdoor graduation ceremony.
A Sealy man is dead after drowning at Lake Somerville near Welch Park Saturday night, May 23, as reported by 25 News KXXV. Kendree Dashawn Citizen, 20, was identified as the victim.
You may remember the last shot of “Field of Dreams," a movie which, for sheer poetic justice, should probably end up on the schedule this summer at the McHenry Outdoor Theater.
Ann Lou Briggs Huffman passed away peacefully with family by her side on April 25, 2020. Her parents, John and Fannie Hale, precede her in death along with her eight brothers and sisters and two loving husbands.
Carolyn Zapalac passed away peacefully with family by her side at her home Wednesday, April 15th, 2020.
Marie Ann Kaminski Stastny, 65 passed away peacefully in Katy on April 22, 2020, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on May 3, 1954, in Navasota, Texas to parents Leonard and Mae Kaminski.
Ona Fae Williamson Boland, of San Antonio, died peacefully in her sleep April 16, 2020.
A devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, John Anthony Klotz was born May 11, 1944, in Houston to parents Leon Paul and Willie Mae (Chmiel) Klotz. He was the firstborn of seven siblings.
June Marie Sager Grigar was born June 22, 1920, and passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 29, 2020, at the age of 99.
Ms. Betty Carr, 69 of Wharton, passed away on April 2, 2020.
Vernetta Ann Hajdik, of Wallis, passed away peacefully with her daughters by her side and into the arms of her Lord on March 25, 2020, at the age of 80. She was welcomed into the world on November 30, 1939, by her loving parents, John and Christine Viaclovsky of Wallis, TX.