Even though it wasn’t exactly as it is every year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wortham High School graduation ceremony Friday night still held special moments for the 31 graduates and their families and friends.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced the appointment of 33 members to the Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC). Established in 2008, the FRRCC provides independent policy advice, information, and recommendations to on the EPA administrator on a range of environmental issues and policies that are of importance to agriculture and rural communities. The appointees include representatives from Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
The following news announcements are mainly from the Office of Gov. Greg Abbott (gov. texas.gov) and the Office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (texasattorneygeneral.gov). They have been summarized for space considerations, but the full press releases are available at the respective websites.
The rodeo is in Ashley Knowles’ blood.
A 17-year-old Groesbeck woman has been indicted for capital murder by a McLennan County grand jury in the shooting death of Tyler McKinney, a 19-year-old McLennan Community College student who was shot and killed Jan. 22 in Waco.