Landowners learn about wildfire recovery

STEPHENVILLE — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Texas A&M Forest Support and Pure Methods Conservation Provider will present a workshop for landowners recovering from current wildfires from 1-5 p.m. Might 18 at the AgriLife Extension Centre, 1229 N. Freeway 281.

Topics will contain grass restoration, tree restoration, wildfire preparedness, landscape stabilization and value-share systems.

Space will be confined to 50 individuals. To register, go to

United Supermarkets donates more than two tons of apples

United Supermarkets and Marketplace Street on Wednesday donated 4,960 lbs of apples to the Food Financial institution of West Central Texas as element of the Acquire a Chunk Out of Hunger System.

The United Spouse and children is a person of the authentic partners in the software, which was created by FirstFruits Marketing of Washington in 2010 to assistance give foodstuff for the underserved.

The area donation was portion of a lot more than 50,000 kilos of apples donated by United Spouse and children suppliers in Texas and New Mexico about the class of the 7 days.

Taylor County gets basic safety award

The Texas Association of Counties Danger Management Pool a short while ago offered a 2021 Protection Accomplishment Award, the TAC claimed in a news launch Wednesday.

The award acknowledges the county’s “motivation to security in the place of work, as properly as for controlling the county’s workers’ compensation statements,” the release mentioned.

To qualify for the award, counties ought to take part in the TAC RMP’s Workers’ Compensation Software and have a safety plan or incident avoidance approach, in addition to other criteria. A full of 17 counties get the award this 12 months.

Taylor County had beforehand obtained the TAC’s Excellence in Safety Award in 2018, 2019 and 2020, and in 2017 been given the TAC Gold Star for Security Award.

This post originally appeared on Abilene Reporter-News: Small business notebook: Landowners master about wildfire recovery