From left, Misty Kothe, Sarah Baetz and Mendy Clark are part of a group of Hill Country mothers who support teachers through donations of school supplies and volunteer time. Lindsay Byerly, not pictured, is a fourth member of their cohort.
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas announced “tight grid conditions” related to outages and increased June usage of power. ERCOT has requested everyone set their thermostats at 78 degrees or higher. Supposedly, this decreases usages by 6-8%. The request lasts through Friday, June 18.