Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • DPS Increases Spring Break DWI Enforcement

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols from March 8th through March 17th–one of the most active Spring Break periods in Texas. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at…

  • Severe Weather Awareness Week

    March 3rd through the 9th is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Texas. We talked with Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis about the event on “Around Town” Sunday . . . . DAVIS#1-3-1-13 In…

  • Beeville Correctional Officers Charged

    Following an investigation of corruption in TDCJ’s Beeville unit, thirteen former TDCJ correctional officers have been charged with racketeering and other crimes for allegedly accepting bribes while at work to smuggle in cell phones, drugs,…

  • E-Filing for Civil and Probate Cases Mandated for Texas

    In her Summary Progress Report for January 2013, County Clerk Kari French mentioned joining over 400 County and District Clerks for the annual School for County and District Clerks at the Hilton College Station Hotel…

  • SAAFE House Staff Travels to Austin for Conference and March

    Victims of sexual and domestic violence seek sensitive and knowledgeable advocates, resources and assistance to take the first successful steps toward becoming survivors. At SAAFE House this happens daily. SAAFE House Executive Director Jolene Miller…

  • OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert’s First Guitar Collected Dust

    OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert’s First Guitar Collected Dust

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) It’s almost too hard to imagine that Miranda Lambert had a guitar she…

  • District Judge Rules on Schools Issue

    District Judge John Dietz ruled Monday that the way schools are funded in Texas does not meet the requirements of the Texas Constitution for an efficient and fair system that offers a “general diffusion of…

  • Huntsville Memorial Hospital Names New CEO

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital announced recently that its Board of Directors has appointed Shannon Brown as Chief Executive Officer. Currently Chief Financial Officer at Huntsville Memorial Hospital, Brown succeeds Sally Nelson who announced her retirement after…

  • Senator Cornyn Opposed to Hagel Nomination for Defense Secretary

    The nomination hearing for Senator Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense got underway in Washington Thursday. Our U-S Senator from Texas is opposed to his nomination. He spoke on the issue recently . . .…

  • 10 Country Classics That Missed No. 1

    10 Country Classics That Missed No. 1

    Although they are considered classics now, many of country’s most beloved songs stopped shy of No. 1 on Billboard‘s country chart. In no particular order, here are 10 memorable tracks that missed the top spot…