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Hay & Forage Producers Encouraged to Submit Samples for Analysis

Hay & Forage Producers Encouraged to Submit Samples for Analysis

The Beef and Forage Committee of Austin County is encouraging beef cattle producers to turn in a sample of their hay for analysis.  Hay samples may be turned in at the Austin County Extension Office (located at 800 E. Wendt St), Harrison Farm Service and Linseisen’s Feed & Supply Inc in Bellville, Steinhauser’s in Sealy, Dudensing Farm Service in New […]

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DPS Kicks Off Two Operations To Keep Roads Safe This Holiday

DPS Kicks Off Two Operations To Keep Roads Safe This Holiday

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be increasing the number of Texas Highway Patrol Troopers on the road from Friday, July 2, through Monday, July 5, as part of Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction and Effort) and Operation Holiday. DPS Troopers will be on the roads looking for drivers who are speeding, driving while intoxicated or not their wearing seat belts.

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Local Emergency Responders Participate in Active Shooter Drill

Local Emergency Responders Participate in Active Shooter Drill

Bellville High School was the host site for an active shooter/mass casualty drill.  First responders from the Austin County Sheriff’s Office, Sealy ISD Police Department, Bellville Police Department, Austin County Special Response Team, Austin County EMS , the Bellville Volunteer Fire Department, and the Bellville Medical Center ER all received hands on practical training.

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