The Texas Department of State Health Services announced last week all adults will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Texas beginning this past Monday. DSHS also announced loosened visitation rules for longterm care facilities throughout the state.
The president of the Stephens County Child Welfare Board, Sharon Wimberley, went before Judge Michael Roach and the four County Commissioners, Will Warren, Eric O’Dell, Mark McCullouch and David Fambro, to ask that the month of April be declared Child Abuse Awareness Month.
On the Stephens County Courthouse lawn is a Historical marker for Camp Breckenridge, but few county residents know much about this encampment which was located on the Gunsolus Creek, six miles above the confluence with Hubbard Creek, which is near Crystal Falls, in northern Stephens County.
Arthur D’Andrea, the chair and sole remaining member of the Public Utility Commission, resigned late last week at the request of Gov. Gregg Abbott. D’Andrea pledged to remain on the PUC until Abbott names a replacement. In the announcement Abbott said in part, “Texans deserve to have trust and confidence in the Public Utility Commission, and this action is one of many steps that will be taken to achieve that goal.”
I want to say a little prayer for the people who will be looking after all those boys who are going to be staying in the Dallas Convention Center while they are relocated to family members and foster care here in the United States. Most of them are between twelve and fifteen. Oh, my.