Due to the state of emergency, Governor Abbott issued a waiver from the requirement to renew registration on March 16, 2020. Renewing your registration is not required while this waiver is in effect.
Where would we ‘bee’ without pollinator’s? That was the question that Rocksprings 7th graders answered this past December as they composed their scientific essay to submit to The Upper Nueces-Frio Soil & Water Conservation District for the 2020 Poster and Essay Contest. Mrs. Patricia Sanders helped them complete the research and foundational knowledge of the process and then Mrs. Marsha McQueen helped them to wrap it all into a cohesive essay that retained their individual writers’ voices. At that point, they were submitted and the waiting began.
Tuesday, May 5th is Cinco De Mayo, a holiday rooted in Mexican history that has been adopted by millions of Americans, both Latino and non-Latino. The holiday is actually celebrated more in the United States than in Mexico.
COVID-19 has shut down a lot. Here in little Rocksprings, TX, restaurants are limited to take-out-orders only, local, city and county offices are on closed door policy, but with workers inside, social distancing, schools closed and some complete closures. Churches are not allowed to assemble with more than 10 people inside a building.
In his Monday, April 27th afternoon address on plans to reopen the state, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is allowing a nearly fourweek stay-at-home guidelines to expire this Thursday. That means many retail outlets will be allowed to reopen Friday, with limits.