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Ribbon Cutting for Pearson Ranch Road

  • 14 September 2017
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Joining Commissioner Cook at the ribbon cutting are Joe England Sr., Joe England, Lisa Birkman, former Commissioner for this project, and  Precinct 1 Constable Vinnie Cherrone. Others pictured are with Cunningham Allen, the design engineer, and Jimmy Evans Company, the contractor. 

'We gathered today to celebrate a construction project connecting Avery Ranch Road and Hwy 45 – with no toll booths! The initial stretch from Avery Ranch to Neenah Ave was constructed by the Round Rock Independent School District. This final portion was completed using Williamson County Road Bonds graciously approved in 2006 and 2013 by our voting taxpayers. The portion constructed by Round Rock ISD runs from Avery Ranch to the bus operations center."

Commissioner Cook with Joe England, former Williamson County Engineer and his father, Joe England Sr. 

Commissioner Cook attends St. David's Hospital Improvements Ribbon Cutting in Georgetown earlier in the summer

  • 13 September 2017
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Commissioner Cook Attends Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Round Rock Bus System Aug. 24, 2017

  • 25 August 2017
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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The Women's Transportation Seminar Heart of Texas Chapter Awards Ceremony

Commissioner Cook offers comments after receiving the Texas Woman Leader in Transportation Award in Austin on Aug. 16, 2017

  • 23 August 2017
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Williamson County shines spotlight on opioid ‘epidemic’

Round Rock - Statesman Online by Brad Stutzman

  • 22 August 2017
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Photo courtesy of LifeSteps  The  Mobile Outreach Team, MOT,  is trained to administer Narcan (Naloxone),--a drug that blocks the effects of opioids and reverses an overdose--to patients in an emergency. MOT trains people to use Narcan in an emergency and helps them obtain it from local pharmacies, MOT, or from the TONI project.  

Against backdrops of purple — a color symbolizing hope — the photographs stood as mute testimony to lives cut short.

In them: A 40-year-old man held his daughter, maybe age 2, with a hand pressed to her father’s chest and a flower in her hair. A 29-year old woman faced away from a sunset and smiled. A 31-year-old man played acoustic guitar, his wind-blown hair tossed about.

None of those people will ever do any of those things again. They are among the Williamson County residents who have died from drug overdoses this year. They looked on, frozen in time, and those who loved them looked back in memory, as Williamson County hosted its second-annual Overdose Awareness Day program.

 

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