Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • New Executve Director For Region VI Education Service Center

    Region 6 Education Service Center in Huntsville has a new Executive Director. He is Michael Holland. In a letter published on the Region 6 website, Mr. Holland considers the appointment a “great honor,” and he…

  • Senator Schwertner Files Bill Capping Tuition

    According to a press release from Texas Senator Charles Schwertner’s office, the senator has “filed legislation to make higher education more affordable by addressing the dramatic cost of growth at Texas’ public colleges and universities.…

  • Senator Cruz Comments On American Rights

    This week our Senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, spoke out on American rights in his opening statement in a Subcommittee Hearing on the State of Civil and Human Rights. Senator Cruz said, “A disturbing pattern…

  • Senator Ted Cruz On How Allies See Us

    Our Senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, recently spoke on “Building A Modern Foreign Policy” at a special seminar presented by the Weekly Standard. One of the things he passed along was what he learned at…

  • Governor Perry Issues Executive Order On E-Verify

    Wednesday, Gov. Rick Perry highlighted the ongoing need for the state’s border security operations and called on Congress to quickly pass a bill to provide the resources necessary to secure our southern border. In the…

  • Supreme Court Asked To Stop Execution Of Scott Panetti

    The Austin-American Statesman reports that attorneys for 56-year-old Texas death Row inmate Scott Panetti, scheduled for execution tomorrow, is too mentally ill for execution. They have appealed to the U-S Supreme Court. Panetti was sentenced…

  • Texas Highways Magazine’s Top 40 Destinations

    In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Texas Highways magazine is honoring its Top 40 destinations as chosen by its readers.   San Antonio is the No. 1 Texas Top 40 favorite destination. According to voters, The…

  • NEW TRAFFIC LIGHT IN TOWN FRIDAY

    New Traffic Signal at IH-45 frontage road and SH 75 Watch for new frontage road alignment and signal WALKER COUNTY —Beginning Friday, November 7, 2014, weather permitting; the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will…

  • Former “Walls Unit” Warden To Give Talk On Unit’s History

    The Walls Unit in Huntsville is Texas’s oldest state prison and houses the most active execution chamber in the country. This week, one of its former wardens, Jim Willet, will be speaking about some of…

  • SHSU Fall Fine Arts Events

    Looking ahead to some of the Fine Arts offerings at SHSU this fall– A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will be presented November 12th through 15th at the University Theatre Center.…