Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Sam Houston Presidential Library Resolution Passed

    On his Facebook page, District 18 State Representative Ernest Bailes reports that Huntsville is going to be home to the 4th Presidential Library in Texas. Bailes announced he’s “extremely honored to have passed House Concurrent…

  • Michigan Congressman John Conyers Retiring

    In the midst of allegations of sexual misconduct, Congressman John Conyers from Michigan announced his retirement from the U-S House of Representatives Tuesday. House Democrat from Texas, Sheila Jackson Lee, read Congressman Conyers’ statement .…

  • “American Pickers” TV Show Looking for Participants

    Have you ever dreamed of being part of a reality TV show?  Here’s your opportunity.  The casting crew of “American Pickers” television show will be filming in Texas the winter of 2018. The show is…

  • Governor Abbott Extends State Disaster Declaration

    Governor Greg Abbott has extended the State Disaster Declaration for Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey. All Texas counties declared disaster areas will continue to be eligible for assistance as they recover and rebuild after Hurricane…

  • Ruben Ramirez Cardenas Executed

    Forty-seven year old Ruben Ramirez Cardenas was put to death by lethal injection at the Huntsville Unit last night. Cardenas received the death sentence for the the killing of 16-year-old Mayra Laguna in 1997. Ms.…

  • Shooting at Sutherland Springs, Texas Baptist Church Results in the Deaths of 26 People

    Sunday, a shooter killed 26 people at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, 30 miles east of San Antonio. Another 20 people were wounded at what Governor Greg Abbott has called “ the…

  • Senator Ted Cruz Supports a New Tax Plan

    From the floor of the Senate last week our Senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, made it known that he was ready for a new tax plan for Americans . . . .

  • Disaster Recovery Center Schedule Change

    News Release Changes at Several Disaster Recovery Centers in Three Counties AUSTIN, Texas – Four State of Texas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers will offer a variety of services on an alternating schedule beginning Friday, Sept. 29,…

  • Man Sentenced to 35 Years for Meth Trafficking from Texas to Louisiana

    Walker County, Sheriff Clint McRae advised that a long term narcotics investigation recently came to a conclusion Tuesday with the sentencing of John Jacob Lavergne. Lavergne, 39, a native of Louisiana, was ordered to federal…

  • Military Helps in Hurricane Restoration

    Various branches of the military reserves have been put into action to handle the aftermath of recent hurricanes. For example, in a briefing at the Defense Department Friday General Diana Holland of the U-S Army…