- ICU beds filling up: Texas health systems feeling crunch of latest COVID surge
- Academy ISD dealing with COVID-related learning issues
- ‘The war has changed’: Study finds vaccinated people can carry as much virus as others
- ‘We are in so much trouble’: Local nurse paints dismal picture for the unvaccinated
- With federal eviction ban expiring, Texans apply for rent relief
AUSTIN (AP) — The resurgence of COVID-19 in Texas has put some cities’ health systems in dire circumstances, as intensive care unit beds fill up, officials say.
KAWAGOE, Japan — Four feet between his golf ball and the cup was all that separated Xander Schauffele from an Olympic gold medal, and he couldn’t help but let his mind wander.
For Schauffele, it would be as special as a major, the championship titles that have eluded him far too many times, most recently at the Masters. It also would be a medal to share with his father, whose own Olympic aspirations ended in a horrific car accident that cost him his left eye.
For any music act, releasing that first album is a moment for celebration. For local band Lilly and the Implements, that momentous occasion also was tinged with relief after being delayed at least a year by the coronavirus pandemic.
Local student Muktika Kalagiri will offer Central Texans a taste of Indian culture when she performs a Rangapravesam dance 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center, 3011 N. Third St. in Temple.
Serving more than 31 years for the Army, Air Force and Navy, Fort Hood Fire Chief Sergio Campos retired June 30, after holding every position in fire service – from basic firefighter to fire chief.
Area events this weekend include the annual “Salado Legends” performance, a movies in the park event in Temple, live music and more.
Ready for a legendary weekend? Local events include the opening of the annual “Salado Legends” outdoor musical, a reception for a memorial art exhibit, a mixed martial arts match at the Bell County Expo Center, live music and more.