FROM SUBMITTED REPORTS
Gracie Sierra Hough, a Buda resident who graduated Hays High School this spring, will report to the U.S. Naval Academy on June 30. Hough was nominated to the academy by U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, a San Antonio Republican, in December and offered an appointment in April. She is the daughter of Russell Hough and Terri Brown, both of Buda.