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Bluebonnet Choral Festival Set for April

Mason area singers are invited to join voices with other vocalists in the Bluebonnet Choral Festival to be held in Mason April 11-16. The choral festival is a chance for singers to renew basic vocal pedagogy skills and to sing music of the masters like Gabriel Faure and fun gospel and American spirituals. Choral conductor Dr. Jerry Ann Alt, New Mexico State University professor emeritus, will

TWC Reminds Employers: Required Workplace Posters are Free of Charge

AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) encourages employers to review the workplace poster requirements in Texas and to be sure that all posters are up-to-date and displayed correctly. TWC also urges all employers to be aware of solicitors who may try to coerce employers to purchase required workplace posters from them.TWC has investigated reports of vendors claiming to be state

TxDOT Awards Contracts For Area Road Work

Almost $10 million worth of road repairs in the Austin area to begin

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Transportation is moving ahead with a series of projects to increase mobility and safety along the highways after the Texas Transportation Commission recently awarded contracts for work in the Austin District. Several resurfacing projects for roads across the area are expected to begin later this spring. Lone Star Paving was awarded work in Mason County for $3.7

TxDOT Urges Drivers To Make A Sober Ride Part Of Their Football Playoff And Big Game Plans

‘Plan While You Can’ impaired driving campaign aims to reverse trend in alcohol-related crashes during football season

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Transportation’s statewide “Plan While You Can” campaign is reminding football fans to make a sober ride part of their game-watching plans for the upcoming playoffs and the big game. The campaign runs through Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. “As many Texans will be watching football playoffs leading up to the big game, we strongly urge drivers to plan for a sober

LCRA Receives $412,100 Grant To Help Landowners Preserve Texas Land

Creekside Conservation Program helps agricultural landowners implement land and water conservation practices

AUSTIN, Texas — The Lower Colorado River Authority has received a $412,100 federal grant to help private agricultural landowners preserve and protect their land for future generations. The grant from the Environmental Protection Agency, administered through the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board, will enable LCRA’s Creekside Conservation Program to continue providing financial

Nelson Illusions brings “family” magic show to Cailloux in Kerrville on Feb 13

People of all ages who enjoy live magic are invited to attend the Smoke and Mystery Tour, presented by Nelson Illusions on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at 7:30 pm., at the Cailloux Theater, 910 Main, Kerrville TX.Nelson Illusions is billed as America’s largest touring illusion group. This family group will be performing their new show “Smoke and Mystery Tour.” Tickets are now on sale online at