KUT Morning Newspod April 22, 2011
Fire in Wimberley
Two homes were on fire in Wimberley Friday morning. The Hays County Sheriff’s office said the fire was in the 2100 block of Flite Acres Road, east of Ranch Road 12. At about 8 a.m., officials said the fire was contained to the two properties, though with wildfires burning across the state people are concerned about any fires right now. It’s not clear yet how the fire started. The Wimberley Fire Department is responding as well as several other agencies.
Fort Hood Has a New Leader
Fort Hood has a new commanding general. Lt. General Don Campbell took over during a ceremony Thursday on post. Lt. Gen. Campbell is coming from Fort Knox, Ky, but he’s worked at Fort Hood before. He is replacing Lt. General Bob Cone. Lt. Gen. Cone is taking command of the Army’s Training and Doctrine Command at Fort Monroe in Virginia.
1 Student Caught For Steroid Use
Just one high school student tested positive for performance enhancing drugs in the latest round of steroid testing in Texas. The University Interscholastic League released the results of last fall’s tests on Thursday. 2,083 students were tested at 135 schools.
Football was the most tested sport for guys, soccer for girls. State lawmakers are debating whether to continue the steroid testing program. Some argue it’s not worth the cost, especially while lawmakers are making deep budget cuts.