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TWC, DARS to Hold Seven Regional Public Meetings

Agencies to take public comment on WIOA State Plan and transition of DARS functions to TWC

AUSTIN − Members of the public are invited to upcoming meetings to be held at seven locations throughout the state to provide input to officials from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) as the agencies prepare a combined state plan for core workforce programs governed by the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

A New Dam On The Upper Colorado River?

The TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) has received an application from P.O. and Nancy Leonard to construct and maintain a channel dam and reservoir, with a normal maximum capacity of 1,000 acre ft. (325 million gallons) of water on the Colorado River in Mills and San Saba Counties. That volume of water would meet the needs of about 4,000 average households. The proposed dam would

HCM sets semi-annual heart screening for teens

Imaging trying to walk through concrete. Every step becomes more difficult as the concrete hardens and your legs turn from stiff to rigid.That's how organizers of Hill Country Memorial's heart screening program "SCORE" describe a rare congenital heart condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a stiffening of the heart muscle that traps blood in the heart and can lead to an abnormal cardiac

Musings from Stonebridge - Gardening in May

With the spring rains we are experiencing, our gardens and the countryside are ablaze with various shades of green and vibrant color. We have been blessed, and hopefully, these rains will continue into the summer months.If you have cool-season flowers such as pansies or snapdragons they are most likely looking pretty spent by now with the rising temperatures, remove them to the compost pile and

USDA Announces $30 Million Available for Food Entrepreneurs and Ag Producers to Develop New Products

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is making $30 million available to farmers, ranchers and food entrepreneurs to develop new product lines. Funding will be made available through USDA's Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program.Farmers and ranchers are creative people who, with a little help, can put that creativity to work and improve the bottom line for their operations,"

USDA Announces $30 Million Available for Food Entrepreneurs and Ag Producers to Develop New Products

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is making $30 million available to farmers, ranchers and food entrepreneurs to develop new product lines. Funding will be made available through USDA's Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program.Farmers and ranchers are creative people who, with a little help, can put that creativity to work and improve the bottom line for their operations,"

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