Six new daily cases of COVID-19 were reported in Erath County on Tuesday. Two from STephenville, three form rural parts of the county and one patient fron Dublin. The bad news in Tuesday’s report was the the death toll from the pandemic rose by one. It now stands at 66. Four people are currently in the hospital with COVID-19 illnesses, while the county says there are currently 42 people who have active coronavirus in the community.
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Tarleton State University says it has received an additional 200 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to be used for qualifying students and employees. The shots will be administered by Tarleton’s Health Services staff and School of Nursing students. Students and employees must meet phase 1A or 1B requirements. Registration information was shared in a university notice. FOr all the information on vaccine requirements, go online to dshs.texas.gov. The Department of State Health Services oversees vaccine distribution for Texas, and the CDC determines the number of doses a state receives.
A Dublin man is identified as the victim of a deadly crash north of Lampasas. It happened sixes miles north of the city on US 281 on Saturday, according to Texas Department of Public Safety. The report shows a 2001 Chevy HHR sedan driven by Florencio Gonzalez Rodriguez, of Dublink, was headed south on 281 when, for an unknown reason, the vehicle left the roadway and struck a provate driveway, rolling over several times. Investigators say it did not appear as if Rodriquez was wearing a seat belt.
Tarleton State University’s 2005 National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association champion men’s team members were guests of honor Friday at the university’s Rodeo Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Honorees Cody Horwedel, Clayton Jackson, Bray Armes, Blake Teixeira, Ryan Watkins and York Gill were inducted at the annual dinner and induction event, which benefits Tarleton rodeo’s scholarship fund. The Rodeo Hall of Fame made its first induction in 2012 and now includes 48 high-achieving student-athletes and others instrumental in the success of the university rodeo program.