Articles Tagged “Mexico”

  • Governor Perry Announces Troop Deployment To Border

    Texas Governor Rick Perry announced yesterday that he is deploying 1,000 National Guard troops to our border with Mexico. The Texas border has recently been overwhelmed by thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America illegally…

  • Governor Perry Meets With President Obama On Border Issues

    Wednesday in Dallas, Governor Rick Perry spoke one-on-one about border security with President Obama aboard the president’s helicopter on the way from DFW Airport to Dallas Love Field. The president later characterized the meeting as…

  • DPS Urges Texans to Prepare Early for Hurricane Season

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is informing residents about the upcoming hurricane season and advising individuals to begin preparing now for any possible storms. Hurricane season begins June 1st and continues through November 30th.…

  • Prison Escapee Is Extradited Back to Texas

    After being on the run for nearly 16 years, Texas prison escapee Jose Juan Salaz is back on Texas soil. US Marshals escorted Salaz from Mexico and landed Thursday afternoon at George Bush Intercontinental Airport…

  • Entergy Texas Completes MISO Integration

    Entergy Texas, Inc. completed its integration this week into the Midcontinent Independent System Operator or MISO, setting the stage for nearly a quarter-billion dollars in projected customer savings in the first decade alone. With Entergy’s…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s History Comes Alive

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s History Comes Alive

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) The vinyl reissue of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band‘s epochal Will the Circle Be Unbroken three-album set after four decades has a special place…

  • OFFSTAGE: Vintage Kenny Chesney Song Feels Brand New

    OFFSTAGE: Vintage Kenny Chesney Song Feels Brand New

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) So, there’s this song called “Lindy” on Kenny Chesney‘s upcoming album, Life on…

  • TDCJ Escapee Juan Salaz Captured

    Thirty-seven-year-old Juan Salaz, who escaped from TDCJ’s Garza East Unit in Beeville in 1997, has been captured in Mexico. Before escaping, Salaz was serving three concurrent 35-year sentences for two counts of attempted capital murder…