The USDA Rural Development Angleton Area Office, which provides service to Matagorda County, will be holding an office day on Sept. 9 and on Sept. 23 in Palacios.
This year the annual Rice Dish Contest will be on Monday, Oct. 12 at the multi-purpose building at the county fairgrounds. This is during the Rice Festival week.
Manuel Villarreal is the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association ombudsman who provides education and outreach to policyholders in 14 counties.
Tropical Storm Erika formed in the Central Atlantic Ocean Monday night. Erika is the fifth named storm since hurricane season officially began on June 1, putting the count one above the average of four named storms by Aug. 24.
The atmosphere turned tense early in Monday’s regular meeting of the Matagorda County Commissioners Court.
For 50 years the Mullen family has been making life delicious in Bay City. The jelly and fun-filled history of Shipley Do-nuts in Bay City began on Aug. 26, 1965 when James and Rosemary Mullen set up shop at 3017 7th Street, where Lube Pit Stop stands today at the corner of State Highway 35 and Nichols Ave.
Tidehaven Independent School District celebrated a milestone in their history on Friday, Aug. 21, when they hosted a grand opening event for their new junior high and high school campus.
Most home owners, and even a lot of renters, have that one closet, corner of the garage or space set aside in a storage shed filled with old paint cans, bug spray and other inconvenient substances and fluids.
The bid for Phase 2b of the city street rehabilitation project will be awarded to James Construction. During the city council meeting on Aug. 13, Director of Public Works Barry Calhoun recommended removing some of the proposed streets from the list of projects that will begin in about 30 days to keep the cost under $3 million.