Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Event Coming to Navasota

    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will hold a wild horse and burro adoption event in Navasota, Texas, November 18-19, 2016.  The two-day event at the Grimes County Expo Center will feature dozens of outstanding…

  • Sen. Schwertner To Lead New Child Protection Work Group

    At the conclusion of Wednesday night’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) was tasked with leading the new Senate Workgroup on Child Protection, a subset of the Senate Finance Committee that will evaluate…

  • Teacher Fair at SHSU Today

    Students looking to go from the classrooms of Sam Houston State University to the classrooms of one of the thousands of schools across the state will have an opportunity to talk with some of those…

  • State Department Reacts to Russian Poll Observers

    Several U-S states have refused requests from Russian officials to study our election process. It all comes amidst presidential candidate Donald Trump’s remarks about a “rigged system.” Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana have turned down requests…

  • Senator Schwertner Defends Access to Psychiatric Care–Calls on Paxton to Affirm Definition of a Physician

    Thursday, Senator Charles Schwertner, MD (R-Georgetown) sent a formal request to Attorney General Ken Paxton asking that he issue a legal opinion affirming the right of doctors of osteopathy (DO) to practice medicine in the…

  • Sam Houston Museum Presentation on Austin Colony Ahead

    When it was established in 1824, San Felipe de Austin became the social, economic and political center of the Stephen F. Austin Colony, eventually growing to become ranked as No. 2—behind San Antonio—as a commercial…

  • Barney Ronald Fuller to be Executed

    Fifty-three-year-old Barney Ronald Fuller is set for execution today at the Walls Unit in Huntsville for shooting his neighbors to death in 2003 near Lovelady. He also shot their son in the shoulder–he lived. According…

  • Samuel Tucker Apprehended

    The Item reports that 64-year-old Samuel Alan Tucker was apprehended by U-S Marshals in Mobile, Alabama Tuesday. Tucker had been on the lamb for over a month following being sentenced to prison for injuring a…

  • Restorative Justice Ministries Help Ex-Offenders

    We’ve been talking to you about rehabilitative programs and other facets of TDCJ’s operations through our recent conversations with the agency’s director Bryan Collier. We have also been talking to the Executive Director of the…

  • Texas Comptroller Announces Record $270 Million in Unclaimed Property Returns

    The Texas Comptroller’s office returned a record $270 million in unclaimed property to rightful owners during the past fiscal year. This breaks the previous record of $248 million returned in fiscal 2015. The Comptroller’s office…