When the coronavirus arrived on American shores, we heard some people dismiss this pandemic as overhyped. A few pundits claimed it only affected older people and those with underlying conditions, who should gladly give up their lives.
TPA Member Services Director Ed Sterling is retiring July 22 after 28 years of service to the Texas newspaper industry. “His value to the industry cannot be measured and his absence will be glaringly obvious,” Executive Director Mike Hodges said.
We are in those hot summer days when many thoughts turn to cool refreshments. One particular item that comes to mind is watermelon. There are many places where these sweet treats can be procured, but one of these places is here in Briggs.
The Burnet County Commissioners Court voted to place the county under a burn ban on Friday, July 10. It will stay in effect until further notice. Temperatures will hover around 100 for the next few days and drop to the mid to high 90s next week. Unfortunately there is no rain in sight.
Bats Did you know bats can eat up to 600 mosquitoes hourly? If you are thinking about putting up a bat house, here are a few suggestions. Bat houses should be 12’ – 15’ high facing east to southeast for morning warmth.
As the fight against COVID-19 continues, we must demonstrate that we can confront the challenges of the virus while still taking deliberate steps to safely reopen the economy. There is no substitute for restaurants filled with patrons, classrooms full of children, or retail storefronts packed with American consumers.