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The value of homes in the Wimberley Valley increased more than 10 percent in the last year, according to the Hays Central Appraisal District. That is more than the 7.9 percent average increase in market value for homes in Hays County.
If you lived in Houston in the 1980s, oilman T. Boone Pickens was very divisive. You either loved or hated him. The very mention of his name could jump start an argument leading to a fistfight.
At the April 2 Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District Board meeting, District Directors voted to delay an order that would put the Jacobs Well Groundwater Management Zone (MAP here) into drought status.
The CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System finalized its agreement to acquire Central Texas Medical Center on Wednesday.
As the end of the abatement period approached, Electro Purification (EP) and TESPA disagreed over the hearing schedule for EP’s groundwater production application. Initially, EP sought an indefinite abatement, or delay, of the hearing on the application until its claims against Kinder Morgan were resolved, also citing logistical challenges to legal proceedings posed by the novel coronavirus.
Gov. Greg Abbott on April 1 posted an online video message seeking Texans’ individual and collective help to reduce the spread of the deadly new coronavirus, COVID-19.
Easter may be a bit different this year as community Easter Egg hunts have been canceled. But at-home celebrations can still be fun.
The Chapel in the Hills Women’s Guild had been preparing for what is always an eventful Easter egg hunt, but plans changed. With the supplies already procured, the Ladies Guild wanted to find a way to get these baskets to the children of the community. There were 50 baskets made in total and they were given out to the families picking up food at the Crisis Bread Basket on Tuesday. The remaining will be given out at the Crisis Bread Basket on Thursday of this week. Pictured are Judy Fountain and Louise Faulkner.
The Wimberley Village Library may be closed temporarily because of Covid-19, but it’s actually open for business on a “virtual basis.”
Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide Executive Order effective April 2 overrides local orders from county judges or mayors.
The COVID-19 virus attacked and like the rest of the U.S., the valley and most in it went into isolation. People are being forced into staying home and not going to work.
The CDC is now recommending that persons visiting grocery stores, pharmacies, etc., wear cloth face masks to help keep those individuals who are asymptomatic (not showing symptoms) from spreading the virus without knowing that they are infectious. The CDC noted that general public should use fabric coverings and not surgical masks or specialized N95 masks, which should be reserved for health care providers.
A few weeks ago the workers at Brookshire Brothers Grocers were calmly stocking shelves, scanning products and chatting with the regulars.
The first lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 in Wimberley was reported on April 3. Officials confirmed that the case is in the Wimberley area, but not within the Wimberley city limits. The city of Woodcreek still does not have a lab-confirmed case as of April 6.
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