Articles Tagged “East Texas”

  • TDCJ Trusty Offenders Fill Sandbags For Flood Management

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) is teaming with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to prepare areas of the Lone Star State for flooding in the upcoming days by having outside trusty offenders…

  • Congressman Brady Met With Local Officials Wednesday To Discuss New Available Funding

    Our 8th District Congressman, Kevin Brady, recently helped pass a two year extension of the Secure Rural Schools funding program in Congress, assuring financial support continues for East Texas counties with federal forest lands. Wednesday…

  • Lecture On MADD Issues At SHSU Today

    Former police officer Ben Smith will share his experiences with drunk and drugged driving accidents today at 2 in the Criminal Justice Center’s Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom as part of the College of Criminal Justice’s…

  • Richard Cobb Executed in Huntsville Thursday

    Thursday evening, 29-year-old Richard Cobb was executed for the shooting death of one of three people he and a friend abducted in the robbing of a convenience store over a decade ago. Later convicted of…

  • AFSCME Union Seeks Pay Raise

    Just this last week Lance Lowery, president of the AFSCME Union for correctional employees, testified before the Texas House Select Committee on Appropriations that if his members didn’t get a cost of living raise the…