The Biden administration announced sweeping new vaccination rules for federal workers Thursday, but stopped short of an outright mandate, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pushed back with a new executive order emphasizing personal responsibility, vaccination rates lagged, and the number of active COVD-19 cases in Central Texas rose to more than 3,600.
In May, the 28-year-old started feeling sick. After testing positive for COVID-19, he was sent home with medicine. Two days later, he told his fiancée he couldn’t breath or feel his arms. Since he’s been in the hospital, Jose has seen his kids three times.
Texas reported more than 10,000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, the biggest single-day total since February, and the number of active cases of the virus in Central Texas rose to more than 3,000.
Ellzey’s come-from-behind victory over Republican Susan Wright, the widow of the late Rep. Ron Wright, in a special congressional election runoff near Dallas is likely to be celebrated by Trump antagonists who have warned against his continued hold on the GOP.
The Texas State Teachers Association Tuesday called on Gov. Greg Abbott to allow school districts to mandate mask use after federal health officials recommended masks for students, staff and teachers, regardless of vaccination status.
“Hank the Cowdog” author John R. Erickson will bring to life the characters from his award-winning children’s book series in two 30-minute presentations at 10:30 a.m. and noon Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the National Ranching Heritage Center at Texas Tech University.
The Valero Emergency Response Team, Dumas Fire Department, and Sunray Fire Department will be participating in a memorial service to honor the firefighters who were killed in the 1956 Shamrock McKee Refinery Explosion.