Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • TDCJ Running Out of Pentobarbital

    TDCJ says it will run out of pentobarbital, the drug used in lethal injections to carry out Texas’ death penalty, next month. TDCJ Public Information Officer Jason Clark says alternative drugs and sources are being…

  • Douglas Feldman Executed Wednesday Night

    Fifty-five-year-old Douglas Feldman was executed by lethal injection in Huntsville last night for the shooting deaths in the Dallas area 15 years ago of two truck drivers–Robert Everett and Nicolas Velasquez. The two men’s deaths…

  • Senator Ted Cruz Questions FBI Director Nominee Comey

    This week during a U-S Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, several senators, among them Ted Cruz from Texas, vetted FBI Director Nominee James B. Comey, Jr. Senator Cruz expressed his concern with the lack of follow-up…

  • City Council Candidate Info Available

    The City of Huntsville has posted notice of filing for positions on the November 5th ballot.  The State of Texas dates are Saturday, July 27th through Monday, August 26th. City Secretary Lee Woodward, who said…

  • SHSU One of Most Affordable Online Colleges

    SHSU recently received more recognition among colleges in Texas and the U-S. SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt tells us that the University is the most affordable online university in Texas and the fourth most…

  • Political Speculation Begins Concerning Greg Abbott

    Since Governor Rick Perry announced Monday that he will not run for another term, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s spokesperson Matt Hirsch said Abbott, who is Perry’s heir-apparent, will make his intentions known in the…

  • Governor Perry to Announce Political Decisions Today

    Governor Rick Perry plans a big announcement today about his future in politics. Texas’ longest serving governor may choose to retire or run again. He plans on making the big announcement about his political plans…

  • DPS Boosts Patrols for July 4th Holiday

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols for a 10-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. From June 28 – July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations…

  • Kimberly McCarthy Executed

    While nearby protestors expressed their disapproval through chants, songs, and clapping, the State of Texas carried forth with its 500th lethal injection execution at Huntsville’s Walls Unit Wednesday night. Fifty-two-year-old Kimberly McCarthy was executed for…

  • Governor Perry Calls for Another Special Session

    Governor Rick Perry has called the Texas Legislature back for another special session following a one-woman filibuster this week by Democrat Wendy Davis against a Republican effort to restrict Texas abortions. The legislature will meet…