KARA MATHENY NAMED NEW AGRI LIFE EXTENSION AGENT

Kara Matheny is the new Agri-Life Extension Agent for Washington County.  Matheny was introduced at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting of the County Commissioners.

Matheny comes from the Agri-Life Extension  office in Colorado County and plans to maintain many of the programs that her predecessor, Larry Pierce originated.

County Commissioner Zeb Heckmann greets new Agri-Life Extension Agent Kara Matheny.

County Commissioner Zeb Heckmann greets new Agri-Life Extension Agent Kara Matheny.

Matheny has a Master’s Degree in Animal Reproductive Physiology from Texas A&M,

County Judge John Brieden noted that Matheny is very highly regarded.

The Agri-Life Extension Office recognized the county for its support and cooperation of the service.

The County Commissioners appointed EMS Director Kevin Deramus as the interim Emergency Coordinator for the County.  Robert Smith died two weeks ago.