Arlington ISD Announces 6th Annual Back to School Kickoff

The sixth annual Arlington ISD Back to School Kickoff event sponsored by the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation will have a different look this year. The event, which allows Arlington ISD students to get backpacks, school supplies and more to prepare for the school year, is slated for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. August…

EPA Announces Green Chemistry Winners for 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of the 2020 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the generation and use of hazardous substances. This year’s winners have developed new and innovative green chemistry technologies that turn potential environmental challenges into business…

U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Travels to Edwards Air Force Base

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein paid a special visit to the Center of the Aerospace Testing Universe at Edwards Air Force Base June 17. The visit marked Goldfein’s first trip to Edwards AFB. He received a tour of numerous base facilities and was briefed on some of the current test projects…

U.S. Navy Gains New Littoral Combat Ship, USS Kansas City

The U.S. Navy commissioned Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22) June 20. The Navy commissioned Kansas City administratively via naval message, due to public health safety and restrictions of large public gatherings related to the coronavirus pandemic and transitioned the ship to normal operations. The Navy is looking at a future opportunity…

Cleburne Businesses Get Help Through All-Aboard Cleburne

Cleburne businesses are all aboard a program to encourage the community to shop, dine, and play in Cleburne. City staff recently presented an update to City Council about the shop local. The program allows qualified businesses to participate in the “All Aboard Cleburne” marketing campaign to receive a one-time $5,000 payment, which can aide businesses…