Category: Wallis, Industry, New Ulm, San Felipe News

Disaster Resource Center Opens in Bellville for Austin County Residents [VIDEO]

In response to severe storms and flooding in Austin County from April 26, 2024, a Disaster Resource Center (DRC) will open in Bellville at the Bellville Police Department Training Center on 162 N Chesley St. Operating daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., the center offers support following President Biden’s declaration of a major disaster on May 17, 2024, making Austin County eligible for federal assistance. Residents, homeowners, renters, and businesses affected by the disaster can access recovery resources, including low-interest federal disaster loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA), with application assistance available onsite or online at

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Candidate Forum Held for Wallis City Council Race Ahead of 2024 General Election [VIDEO]

Wallis City Council hopefuls faced off at the Wallis Chamber of Commerce’s candidate forum, held at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Five candidates, including James King, Daniel Sawyer, Jimmy Lavergne, Clark Main Jr., and David Marek, shared their visions for the city’s future. As the May 4 election approaches, residents are eager to make an informed choice in shaping Wallis’s leadership.

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Early Voting Begins Tuesday, February 20, 2024: Find Your Voting Place in Austin County, Texas

Early voting begins Tuesday, February 20, 2024 in Austin County, Texas! Exercise your right to vote and make your voice heard at the Austin County Annex on Wendt Street or the W.E. Hill Community Center in Sealy. Check out the sample ballots for all four precincts to prepare for this important election.

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Brazos High School FFA Dairy Cattle Teams Excel at San Antonio Livestock Show

Brazos High School FFA Dairy Cattle teams shined at the San Antonio Livestock Show, securing impressive rankings amidst tough competition. Led by dedicated members the teams showcased their expertise in dairy cattle handling, grooming, and knowledge. Their outstanding performance highlights the school’s commitment to agricultural education and excellence in livestock competitions.

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Brazos High School FFA Excels at Bell County Youth Fair Competitions

Brazos High School students recently showcased their agricultural prowess at the Bell County Youth Fair. Competing in various FFA categories, they demonstrated skills in Vet Science, Wool Judging, and Livestock Judging. Their success not only reflects their dedication but also highlights the excellence of Wallis, Texas’s youth in agricultural education and competitive events.

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