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Friday, August 5th, 2011

Drought officially worst on record, Texas climatologist says

It’s official: Texas is now in the midst of the worst one-year drought on record, according to State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon. July was the warmest month recorded since data collection began in 1895.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

Hays County declared disaster area because of drought, heat, fires

Hays County farmers and ranchers could be eligible for low-interest loans through the U.S. Agriculture department's Farm Services Agency.