AUSTIN — Texas continued to feel the effects of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic last week as Gov. Greg Abbott and advisors worked on a plan to ease his statewide stay-at-home order.
Groesbeck City Administrator Chris Henson announced Tuesday that local restaurants are soon opening their doors for dinein services. At a recent Groesbeck City Council meeting, city administrators moved towards the first steps of reopening.
With many rising to the occasion during the COVID-19 crisis, the idea of “Adopt-A-Senior” began in New Mexico. The so-called movement to make up for student seniors’ collective loss of the remainder of their last year in school.
The line for Living Proof Church’s egg giveaway stretched roughly a mile, with those interested arriving before 11 a.m. for basketfuls of candy and eggs. More than 350 baskets were sent out for families with over 12,000 eggs distributed.
Local beekeeping groups and agencies, like the Texas Beekeepers Association, spread information and more on local beekeeping practices. Groups that meet regularly can be found in Waco, Hillsboro, Burleson, Glen Rose and more. According to the TBA, every third bite of food consumed by the average Texan is a result of honey bee pollination, a keep part in the production of many fruits, vegetables, and nuts. Over 90 commercial crops produced in Texas require or benefit from bee pollination. The estimated annual value of honey bee pollination is $587 million, over 80 times the value of honey produced by these colonies.