Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Gov. Abbott announces active duty, reserve partnership

Special to The Highlander Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas Military Department (TMD) announced Joint Task Force Texas, a newly formed partnership between the Texas National Guard and active duty and reservists to strengthen COVID-19 response efforts in Texas.

Horseshoe Bay resident calls for end to nursing facility visitation restriction

Diane Akers has been by the rock by the side of her husband, former University of Texas football coach Fred Akers, for most of her adult life. At his greatest time of need - as he sits alone in a memory care center, suffering from dementia and isolated from loved ones due to the COVID-19 pandemic - she cannot be the one place she wants to be.