The highly decomposed body of a teenage girl found off CR 225 near Hungerford Friday have Wharton County law enforcers asking the public to help identify her while they work to determine how and when she died.
There’s not much glory in vomit, but when you live by the motto “We’re There Because We Care,” it happens.
Louise ISD students would have the option of eating free lunches and breakfasts at school, should district leaders opt to enroll in a federal reimbursement program for the upcoming school year.
More than 200 visitors came out Thursday for the grand reopening of the Wharton County Historical Museum and the 20th Century Technology Museum, a building destroyed by Hurricane Harvey nearly four years ago.
Facility renovations, contract renewals and honoring student achievements were the top priorities for the El Campo ISD school board at its final meeting of the 2020-2021 school year.
The case against the Wharton man accused of firing two shots into the windshield of a pursuing El Campo police cruiser last week is headed to the Wharton County Grand Jury.
Retreating from the summer heat, El Campoans flocked to the city’s Aquatic Center, 2613 Blossom Meyer, Thursday, with Joshua Johnson, left, racing his friends to cross the floating obstacle course first and mother and son Melanie Mahurin, right, and Rydon, center, enjoying the pool at a calm…
Student and employee dress codes, new hires and a new parking lot will be among the top considerations for El Campo ISD trustees at their Tuesday meeting.
An El Campo City Councilwoman chose arrest over turning off loud music coming from an East Calhoun Street party late Saturday night.
An El Campo Marine Corps recruit will begin training to serve his country next month after spending years serving his local community as a church volunteer.
The current El Campo Post Office structure, located 110 S. Mechanic, was dedicated for service June 16, 1938.
For the first meeting of the summer, the Louise ISD school board will discuss coronavirus funding, a new district parking policy and more.
Legacy Park Pond is a great place to visit, it has a calming effect on the visitors and park goers.
Two shots fired through the windshield of an El Campo police cruiser narrowly missed the officer behind the wheel during a chase Sunday evening.
More than 180 children ringed the park at Legacy Pond tossing their lines as part of the city’s 2021 spring Kidfish.
Louise ISD facility renovations are one step closer to being completed after the school board’s last session.
An El Campo accountant known as much for his memos as his community works, died Friday.
El Campo and Wharton chambers of commerce are hosting a small business informational session at 6 p.m. today for local entrepreneurs seeking help navigating challenges during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
A former Wharton elementary teacher stands accused of sexually abusing four children on the district grounds.
A deceased Wharton County Sheriff’s Office Deputy was honored Tuesday by a group of volunteers on a mission to commemorate officers who died in the line of duty.
Two veteran El Campo police officers are trading sergeant stripes for detective shields.
Biennial city commission appointments and a request to expand a local subdivision are among the items the El Campo City Council will tackle at its Monday meeting.
El Campo’s planning and zoning commission will consider a rezoning request for a project that aims to bring more single-family residential housing to the west side of town.
For the first time since Hurricane Harvey devastated the area in August 2017, the Wharton County Museum and the 20th Century Technology Museum will open to the public on June 17 with a grand reopening ceremony.
Hurricanes pose significant challenges. Some are considerably less difficult when business owners and families prepare for hurricane season in advance.
El Campo Public Works Utilities, led by Utilities Director Jerry Lewis, have attended to hundreds of service orders for sewer clogs so far this year.
High School graduation is a night most students will never forget, and the 2021 Project Graduation celebration made May 21 even more memorable for Louise seniors.
Wharton County’s COVID-19 vaccination rates are below state averages, but case counts remain well out of the danger range.
The prosecution of two alleged killers, a Simonton man whose passenger was killed during a police chase and a Wharton teen who allegedly participated in a deadly robbery, moved forward in Wharton County’s 329th District Court last week.
The self-styled “Mosquito Assassins” of El Campo’s Public Works are making their rounds nightly, killing as many of the biting bugs as the deadly spray can reach.
Reel in family fun this Saturday with the return of Kidfish at the Legacy Park pond.
The COVID-19 pandemic prompted the El Campo Rotary Club to modify, but not cancel, its 41st annual fundraiser this year.
The luxury apartment development on El Campo’s West Loop likely won’t break ground this year, but could be operational by 2023.
Local school districts are set to receive their pieces of more than $11 billion in federal funding designed to fix setbacks incurred during the coronavirus pandemic, and district leaders are asking for community input on how it should be used.
Still awaiting trial for the alleged murder of his infant daughter, a Houston man now sits in the Wharton County Jail accused of other violent crimes.
A battered woman found on the roadside near Pierce has El Campo police and Wharton County sheriff’s deputies on the hunt for a kidnapper.
Steady scattered downpours continue to fall on already soddened ground throughout Wharton County today, raising flooding concerns.
An El Campo City Council workshop is set for 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 9 at the Hillje Town Hall Conference Center 29714 U.S. 59 East.
Downtown Wharton will soon be a free public WiFi spot, thanks its economic development corporation.
When this year’s El Campo and Louise high school graduates think back on their senior year, they are going to have some amazing tales to tell.