Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Monday, Texas VLB to Honor Walker County Commissioners for Support of Veteran’s Land Loan Program

    On Monday, March 27th, at 9:00 a.m. Ken Wallingford, former Vietnam POW and Senior Advisor for the Texas General Land Office’s Veterans Land Board (VLB), will present a certificate of appreciation and Texas flag to…

  • Wage Statistics From Bureau of Labor Statistics

    The Southwest Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released, County Employment and Wages in Texas–Third Quarter 2016. The report shows national rankings of wage levels, wage growth, and employment changes for…

  • Sen. Schwertner Works to Bring UIL Events to the Brazos Valley

    On Friday, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed SB 1981, a bill that could have a big impact on the future of competitive high school events in Texas.  Under SB 1981, the University Interscholastic League (UIL)…

  • James Bigby Set for Execution Tonight

    Sixty-one-year-old James Bigby is set to be executed tonight for the shooting death of Michael Trekell and suffocation of Trekell’s 4-month-old son in in 1987. He confessed that he shot Trekell and suffocated the man’s…

  • Texas Senator Charles Schwertner Drives Effort to End Toll Road Headaches

    Texas Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) has filed Senate Bill 1437, legislation to address many of the common frustrations associated with the billing practices of toll road authorities in Texas.  With more than a dozen different…

  • Renewing Drivers Licenses Online

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to get ahead of the Spring Break influx at driver license offices by renewing their license or identification (ID) card early or online. The weeks…

  • Rolando Ruiz Scheduled for Execution

    Forty-four-year-old Rolando Ruiz is scheduled for execution this evening at the Huntsville Unit. He was found guilty of murdering 29-year-old Theresa Rodriguez in 1992 in a life insurance scam. The U-S Supreme Court is considering…

  • SHSU’s Women’s History Month Underway

    Sam Houston State University will celebrate Women’s History Month with multiple events hosted by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences throughout March. Phi Alpha Theta will present a Women’s History Month lecture by Nancy…

  • Senator Cornyn Happy with Perry as Secretary of Energy

    Former Governor of Texas Rick Perry has been confirmed as Secretary of Energy for the Trump Administration. From the Senate Floor, our Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, expressed his happiness with and confidence in Perry…

  • Huntsville Celebrates Texas & General Sam Houston

    The sun was shining, and the birds were singing Thursday. It was a beautiful Texas morning in Huntsville to celebrate it’s independence and the birthday of one of its most important historical figures, Sam Houston.…