Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • DPS Increases Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols Friday, May 23rd, through Monday, May 26th, troopers will be…

  • SHSU Develops Forensic Certificaton Course for TEA

    The Texas Education Agency recently launched a free, online professional development course for high school teachers assigned to teach forensic science. Designed by the Sam Houston State University Department of Forensic Science and Bill Blackwood…

  • DPS Urges Texans to Prepare Early for Hurricane Season

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is informing residents about the upcoming hurricane season and advising individuals to begin preparing now for any possible storms. Hurricane season begins June 1st and continues through November 30th.…

  • Robert James Campbell Execution

    Lawyers for convicted murderer Robert James Campbell want to stop his execution tonight in Huntsville because they say he could go through the same ordeal an inmate in Oklahoma experienced. During his attempted execution in…

  • Fallen Correctional Staff To Be Honored

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will honor the service of its correctional staff, and remember all those who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a memorial service scheduled at 10:30…

  • Byrd Cemetery Designation Marker Dedicated Today

    The Walker County Historical Commission will have a dedication of the Historic Texas Cemetery Designation Marker of the Joe Byrd Cemetery at ten this morning at 366 Bowers Boulevard. The cemetery was known by inmates…

  • Senator Cornyn Speaks on VA Issues

    Our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, has continued to address Veterans Affairs issues. As you may have heard, it’s alleged that the VA hospital in Phoenix had a secret waiting list that prolonged patient care…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments on Veterans Affairs Scandal

    Our Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, has called on Senate Democrats and the White House to take swift action in response to a CNN report that found that at least 40 veterans died waiting for…

  • Prison Escapee Is Extradited Back to Texas

    After being on the run for nearly 16 years, Texas prison escapee Jose Juan Salaz is back on Texas soil. US Marshals escorted Salaz from Mexico and landed Thursday afternoon at George Bush Intercontinental Airport…

  • Texas Monthly Editor to Speak at SHSU

    An executive editor of  a well-known Texas magazine will be in town to speak. Marketing coordinator for SHSU’s College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication, Emily Binetti, has the information . . . . TEXMONTH4-23-14