Articles Tagged “DPS”

  • Legislative Update From Representative John Otto’s Office

    State Representative John Otto reports that the legislature is “now more than 30 days into the 140 day session and things are gearing up.” He reports, “In Appropriations, the full committee took testimony on a…

  • Grand Jury Indictments

    The Walker County Criminal District Attorney’s office has released their list of Grand Jury True Bill Indictments. Huntsville Police Department cases include Coby Alekzander Bradford on 5 counts of Burglary of a Habitation, John W.…

  • DPS Changes Fingerprint Collection

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is statutorily required to enforce the laws passed by the Texas Legislature. As such and based on concerns and questions raised by a number of legislators regarding the statutory…

  • Two Steps – One Sticker Program Coming March 1st

    Beginning March 1, 2015, your vehicle will no longer be issued an inspection sticker, and your registration sticker will serve as combined proof of inspection and registration. How It Works– Step 1: From March 1,…

  • DPS Increases DWI Enforcement During Holidays

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols for a 15-day period that includes both the Christmas and New Year holidays. From December 19th through January 2nd, DPS troopers will focus DWI…

  • Early Voting Begins Today

    Beginning today, qualified Texas voters will have the opportunity to vote early in the November 4 General Election. Early Voting runs through Friday, Oct. 31, at the Walker County Annex on Sam Houston Avenue. This…

  • Texas National Guard Arrives At Border

    Around noon Wednesday, the Texas Military Forces (TMF) report the first group of Texas National Guard (TXNG) soldiers and airmen arrived along the Texas-Mexico border to take up observational posts in support of the Texas…

  • Update On Fatal Accident At Goree Overpass

    Tuesday morning around 4:15, 56-year-old Liberty resident Michael Bird slammed into a bridge support of the Goree overpass in his 18-wheeler traveling northbound on I-45. Bird died at the scene of the accident. According to…

  • Breaking News–Body of Trinity Bridge Jumper Found

    Around 12:10 this afternoon, Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace informed us that the body of the man who authorities believe may have  jumped to his death at the Trinity River Bridge and Highway 19 this…

  • I-45 Lane Closure This Morning

    TxDOT contractor Texas Sterling Construction Company will close one lane of I-45 southbound, near Highway 30, from 10 until 11:30 AM today, in order for DPS to do an accident investigation. Alternate left and right…