Articles Tagged “Texas Prison Museum”

  • Fallen Correctional Staff To Be Honored

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will honor the service of its correctional staff, and remember all those who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a memorial service scheduled at 10:30…

  • Byrd Cemetery Designation Marker Dedicated Today

    The Walker County Historical Commission will have a dedication of the Historic Texas Cemetery Designation Marker of the Joe Byrd Cemetery at ten this morning at 366 Bowers Boulevard. The cemetery was known by inmates…

  • Texas Prison Museum to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Texas Prison Museum Director Jim Willett. Jim tells us they’re celebrating their 25th anniversary this year and they’re having some special events this year . . .…

  • New Exhibits Planned for Texas Prison Museum With Expansion

    New exhibits will be coming to the Texas Prison Museum. We just have to wait a couple of years until its expansion. Director Jim Willett tells us more . . . . WILLETTNEW4-10-14 Jim will…

  • Great Muddy Escape Ahead

    The “Great Muddy Escape” returns. Spokesperson Margaret Gulledge fills us in . . . . MUDDYESCAP10-4-13 Although packets for the race can be picked up on race day, they will also be available from 5…

  • Fallen Correctional Staff to Be Honored

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will honor the service of its correctional staff, and remember all those who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a memorial service scheduled at 10:30…

  • Wynne Home to Present “Gallery Talk”

    The Wynne Home Arts Center will present “A Gallery Talk” in conjunction with “Retrospective of Prison Art” in the Brown-Wynne Gallery on Thursday, January 17th, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Stephanie Smither of Houston…

  • New Display on Dogs at Texas Prison Museum

    Texas Prison Museum director Jim Willett will be our guest on “Around Town” this Sunday. Jim tells us one of the new exhibits at the museum is on dogs. One new display is on the…