Death Notice…

Graveside service for Bobbye Hurd, 91, of East Sweden, will be held Thursday, July 23, at 10:30 a.m. at the East Sweden Cemetery. Visitations will be Wednesday, 6-7 p.m., at Heritage Funeral Home in Brady and Thursday, 9-10 a.m., at the East Sweden Church.

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2020 Election Results…

Results of Tuesday’s run-off election for Precincts 1 and 3 in McCulloch County are in and with that comes one new face to the Commissioner’s Court. In the Precinct 1 race, Carol Anderson earned the majority vote over James Stewart, 332-146, to fill the soon-to-be vacated seat held a number of years by incumbent Jim…

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McCulloch’s first COVID-19 case speaks out

(Editor’s Note: The following interview came about by happenstance in that the I am personal friends with the patient, and he was willing to speak about the events that led up to his confirmation of being the first positive COVID-19 case in McCulloch County. His identity is intentionally left out of this story to respect…

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McCulloch LEPC is official Emergency source

The McCulloch Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) has been officially designated as the official group to publish and disseminate any and ALL local information with respect to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. The LEPC is a group of representatives from each McCulloch County governmental agency as well as first responders. Any official press releases will be…

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, In reference to the Quin Williams “non-political” letter to the editor published in the Sept. 10 Brady Standard-Herald, as one of her Republican friends, I make these comments. I do not know whether Barak Obama is a Muslim or not, but I don’t want to find out that he is after he becomes…

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Winnie Berquist, 90

On Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008 Winnie Sheffield Berquist, 90, went home to her Heavenly Father. Born in Royce City, Hunt County, Sept. 13, 1917, to Norris Ray and Blanche (Bridges) Hughes. Winnie graduated from Rochelle High School. To this day she has special ties. She had lived in Menard since 1952. Winnie was married to…

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Mildred Zesch, 82

On Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, Mildred Zesch passed away at her residence in the Calf Creek Community in McCulloch County between Brady, Mason and Menard. Mildred died following a long, tough and even stubborn battle with cancer. Services were held on Wednesday Sept. 17, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mason. Interment…

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Marguerite Shackelford, 94

Marguerite Shackelford, 94, of Rochelle, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, in San Angelo. Family visitation was heldWednesday, Sept. 10 from 6-8 p.m. at Leatherwood Memorial Chapel. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Leatherwood Memorial Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Barr officiating. Burial followed at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at Memory…

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‘Million Dollar’ rain blankets McCulloch County’stock tanks full

Sept. 13-19, 1967 A ‘million dollar’ rain covered McCulloch County the past weekend and for the first time since last September, this banner headline graces the front page of this newspaper. There have been several near million dollar rains, but Jupiter Pluvious just did not smile on McCulloch County with such favor until last Thursday…

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