Articles Tagged “Texas Department”

  • DPS Increasing DWI Patrols For July 4th Holiday

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has increased DWI patrols for a 12-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. Through July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times…

  • County Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss for approval an order declaring a local state of disaster. Mr. Davis will…

  • TDCJ Hiring Seminar Thursday

    Current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be presented at a hiring seminar on Thursday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Texas Prison Museum…

  • Ag Commissioner Miller Talks About A Fund To Help Farmers

    Parts of rural Texas have been hit hard by severe weather and experienced the wrath of Mother Nature through tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding. As Texans continue to deal with the aftermath of this…

  • River Update & Comments On Grant Application From EMC Davis

    At Monday morning’s Special Session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, County Judge Danny Pierce asked County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis for an update on river flooding for the past three weeks . . .…

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session This Morning

    In a special session of Commissioners’ Court this morning at nine, Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will address the court on several matters. He will discuss for applying for Disaster Relief Assistance After Storms through…

  • Texas Dept. Of Insurance Help Following Recent Storms

    Consumers who suffered property damage as a result of the recent severe weather should contact their insurance companies as soon as possible to begin the claims process. If you’re having trouble reaching your company, call…

  • Insurance Tips For Hurricane Season

    Hurricane season begins June 1st. The Texas Department of Insurance offers a checklist to make sure you’re covered. Review coverage and policy limits. Be sure your homeowners or commercial property policy provides enough coverage to…

  • 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…

  • TxDOT “Talk, Text, Crash” Campaign

    With more people dying senselessly on Texas roads due to distracted driving, the Texas Department of Transportation kicks off its annual “Talk, Text, Crash” campaign to urge drivers to give their full attention to the…