Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Ag Commissioner Staples On 4-H Membership

    Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says 4-H is a great character building organization for kids . . . .   Staples likes the parents and adults involvement with kids. He says, “The more that parents…

  • College Of Criminal Justice 50th Anniversary

    SHSU’s College of Criminal Justice has been the center for the study of issues of justice in Texas for decades. And, they’re celebrating that fact. Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us more . . .…

  • Ag Commissioners Staples Invites Everyone To State Fair

    Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples welcomes visitors to the State Fair of Texas — the Lone Star State’s largest fair — and encourages fairgoers to celebrate the best of Texas at the Texas Department of Agriculture’s…

  • Woman Executed Wednesday At Huntsville Unit

    Thirty-eight-year-old Lisa Coleman was executed by lethal injection at the Huntsville Unit last night for the starvation and torture death of the young son of her girlfriend. In July 2004, 9-year-old Davontae Williams was found…

  • A Look At Texas Cattle

    Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says we have nearly 11 million head of cattle in Texas–the largest cattle herd in the nation. Staples says Santa Gertrudis is a Texas original, and so is a favorite…

  • Election Identification Certificates Available

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming November election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC) are available year-round at all Texas driver license offices for individuals in need of…

  • Commissioner Todd Staples On Nutritional Three “E’s”

    You’ve heard of the 3 R’s associated with school. Well, now there’s the 3 E’s. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples explains what they are . . . . Staples said, “It’s a federal program that…

  • Investors.com Praises Texas Economic Opportunity

    The Office of Governor Rick Perry reports that Investors.com this week praised Texas as a real model for economic opportunity, saying “few states provide an economic environment that allows everyone an opportunity to succeed as…

  • TxDOT Back to School Driving Tips

    The end of summer means millions of Texas children will soon return to school. TxDOT reminds drivers to be extra cautious as school zones become more active. Following some simple tips can help Texas children…

  • FM 1375 Bridge Over I-45 To Be Closed Thursday

    On Thursday, August 14, at 8 AM, weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will close the FM 1375 bridge over IH 45 near New Waverly. The IH 45 frontage roads will remain…