The 452nd Judicial District recently welcomed Austin Skero as its new District Attorney Border Prosecution Unit Investigator. Skero has over 30 years of law enforcement experience, most recently serving over 26 years with the United States Border Patrol. He began his law enforcement career in Kimble and Edwards counties and joined the Border Patrol in 1995. He was initially assigned to Brownsville, Texas but served on the northern and southern borders extensively. He also served two tours in Washington, DC at the Customs and Border Protection and US Border Patrol Headquarters offices. Skero retired July 31st as the Chief of the US Border Patrol’s Del Rio Sector.
Perhaps the most current evidence that August falls into the “dog days” category appeared in “neighborhood news” the other day. Most of us “slog” through these stifling days, and media folks scrounge around for news stories when little seems to be happening.
Running To my grandmother
The sky drenched Rocksprings with a glorious rain event Monday afternoon resulting in 1.11” here in town. Other places out in the county reported a little more, upwards of 2”. It came down hard and fast and had enough noise with it to scare the dogs. And just like that, it was over. Just as instant as that storm was, I too have some
National Honey Bee Day, which falls on August 21st this year, is the perfect time to pay homage to all of the black and yellow striped pollinators out there, from Buzz the Honey Nut Cheerios Bee to the honey bees we see buzzing above blooming Texas sunflowers.