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Berry’s Picks

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Peach Production in Comanche County A crop that is often overlooked and somewhat forgotten in the county is peach production. At one time Comanche County was a major peach production county in the state and nation and even though numbers are down we are still one of the top counties in the state for peach production.

Crop options subject of free webinar

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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will address alternative crop options in West Texas during the first 2021 On the Line with AgriLife online event at 8:30 a.m. on Jan.

Fishing report

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BROWNWOOD Water lightly stained; 53 degrees; 2.75 low. Largemouth bass are slow with crankbaits, spoons, and hair jigs near creeks, rocky shorelines, and fallen timber.

Relief Bill offers aid for Tarleton students

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Included in the federal coronavirus relief package passed in December is more than $22 billion for higher education. For Tarleton State University, that means extra help for students financially impacted by COVID-19 and assistance with institutional expenses incurred because of the pandemic.

Tarleton gets $1.5M for nursing scholarships

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Retired Air Force Col. Charles Leigon decided years ago that he wanted his legacy to include helping Tarleton State University nursing students. In fact, he gifted the third-largest cash donation in university history.

COVID Update

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Erath County officials reported 42 new cases of COVID-19 in the report f r o m Monday night (Jan. 11). Twenty-six of these new positive cases were from within the city limits of Stephenville, three were from Dublin and 13 were rural residents of the county.

ECGS meets Saturday

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Erath County Genealogical Society invites you to hear former Stephenville City Councilwoman Carla Stacy Trussell talk about “Early Erath County Schools.” A retired teacher and past ECGS officer, the history of Erath Schools has long been a topic near and dear to her heart. The meeting will be held Saturday, Jan. 16 at 2 p.m. Email ecgs.dpl@gmail. com to receive the Zoom link the day before the meeting.

A cardinal

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A cardinal fed and a Dublin resident built a snowman as snow continued to fall throughout Sunday coating businesses and homes.