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(HEARNE)–ONE PERSON WAS KILLED AND ANOTHER WAS

FLOWN BY HELICOPTER TO THE HOSPITAL AFTER A 2 VEHICLE

CRASH ON O-S-R IN HEARNE ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

BOTH LANES OF O-S-R AT OLD HEARNE ROAD WERE CLOSED

AFTER THE CRASH.

(UNDATED)–COVID CASES IN MILAM COUNTY CONTINUE

TO INCREASE. THE COUNTY HAD 8 NEW CONFIRMED P-C-R

CASES AND ONE NEW PROBABLE CASE WEDNESDAY.

ONE INDIVIDUAL WAS ADMITTED TO THE HOSPITAL WITH

ONE IN SERIOUS CONDITION. THERE ARE 40 TOTAL ACTIVE

CASES IN MILAM COUNTY. A VACCINATION CLINIC IS

GOING ON TODAY FROM 9 AM TO 3 PM AT THE MILANO

VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT. TESTING IS GOING ON TODAY

FROM 9 AM TO 2 PM AT THE CAMERON VOLUNTEER FIRE

DEPARTMENT.

(CAMERON)–MILAM COUNTY BUSINESSES THAT

SUFFERED LOSSES IN THE PANDEMIC LAST YEAR WILL

NOW HAVE RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO HELP. MILAM

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVED THE PROPOSAL

FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS GRANT PROGRAM TO ASSIST

SMALL BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY THE PANDEMIC. THE

GRANT PROGRAM FUNDED BY THE AMERICAN RESCUE

PLAN ACT. THE COUNTY HAS ONE MILLION DOLLARS

SET ASIDE FOR THE PROGRAM. ANY BUSINESS IN MILAM

COUNTY WITH 25 OR FEWER EMPLOYEES QUALIFIES AS A

SMALL BUSINESS. BUSINESSES WITH REVENUE LOSSES

CAN BE REIMBURSED FOR THE AMOUNT OF THEIR LOSS

UP TO A LIMIT OF 10 THOUSAND DOLLARS. APPLICATIONS

ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT THE MILAM COUNTY PAGE.

(UNDATED)–AN ACCIDENT WAS REPORTED ON

HIGHWAY 79 BETWEEN THORNDALE AND THRALL IN

WILLIAMSON COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND THE ROADWAY

WAS BLOCKED FOR SOME TIME. AUTHORITIES DETOURED

DRIVERS OFF THE HIGHWAY IN THAT AREA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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