Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Early Voting Update

    County Election Officer Diana McRae informs us that early voting is off to a great start with over 1,500 voters showing up at the Annex in the first three days. Her office wants to encourage…

  • Big Turnout For “State Of The City” Presentation

    There was a great turnout for the “State of the City” presentation at the Veterans Conference Center last night. City Manager Matt Benoit touched on several areas which spelled out Huntsville’s financial stability and success…

  • State Representative John Otto Speaks to Walker County Republican Women

    Texas State Representative John Otto spoke to a large group attending a meeting of the Walker County Republican Women’s Club Monday at the Walker Education Center. Of the several issues Representative Otto spoke on, border…

  • Supreme Court Rejects Emergency Request On Photo-ID Voting Law

    Saturday, the U-S Supreme Court ruled that Texas can use its Photo-ID Voter Identification law for this November’s election. A majority of Supreme Court Justices decided to reject an emergency request from civil rights organizations…

  • Lecture On Ebola This Afternoon

    With the death of the first Ebola patient in Texas and growing discussion in the news over the potential for the disease to spread, Sam Houston State University’s health service and promotion department will explore…

  • Voter ID Decision Put On Hold

    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated the Texas Voter ID Law that a lower court judge had shot down recently. It is a temporary victory for proponents of the Photo ID measures implemented…

  • Ebola Update Tuesday

    The Houston Chronicle reports that the first person known to be infected with the Ebola virus while in the United States has been identified. She is 26-year-old nurse Nina Pham of Dallas. She helped treat…

  • HPD Detective Marvin Hyvl Honored By Crime Stoppers Organization

    HPD Detective Marvin Hyvl, who is in his 35th year with the Huntsville Police Department and in Crime Stoppers for many years, was named Crime Stopper Coordinator of the Year from among all the coordinators…

  • Beef Recall Press Release

    CLASS II RECALL                                    HEALTH RISK: LOW Congressional and Public Affairs Lauren Kotwicki (202) 720-9113 FSIS-RC-066-2014   TEXAS FIRM RECALLS GROUND BEEF PRODUCT DUE TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN MATTER CONTAMINATION   WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2014 – Sam…

  • AFSCME Union Makes Legal Move On TDCJ Prison Climate Issues

    A debate is underway to pressure Texas officials to solve what some feel are inadequate climate standards in the Lone Star state’s prison facilities. Local AFSCME Union president Lance Lowry comments on what’s underway .…