Cow Country Carvers club’s George Francis works on carving a Kodiak bear Saturday morning. The club meets every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to noon at the Grist Mill in Heritage Park.
Three schools which serve Hopkins County students swept the competition at the district elementary and junior high academic UIL meets held at Sulphur Bluff school earlier this month.
A Hopkins County family fled their State Highway 19 north residence, which caught fire early Saturday morning. The parents and children made it out of the wood frame house without injury, but most of their home was destroyed in the blaze, which preliminary investigation indicates was likely electrical in nature.
Brashear resident James Cowley has been named superintendent at Calhoun County ISD, a district located primarily in Port Lavaca, with schools in Port O’Connor and Seadrift. CCISD is a 5A district with approximately 4,300 students and 600 staff members at seven campuses.