Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • 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

  • Jose Villegas Executed Wednesday

    Thirty-nine-year-old Jose Villegas was executed by lethal injection Wednesday in Huntsville. Villegas was convicted of fatally stabbing his girlfriend, 23-year-old Erida Salazar, her 3-year-old son Jacob and Erida Salazar’s 51-year-old mother, Alma, in Corpus Christi…

  • New Tourism Video for Huntsville

    City Director of tourism and Cultural Services Kimm Thomas tells us that they “are very excited that the City of Huntsville is embarking on a new video to introduce Huntsville to not only the state…

  • President Obama in Texas

    President Obama is scheduled to attend a memorial ceremony today at Fort Hood’s Sadowski Field to remember three soldiers who lost their lives in last week’s shootings. Tomorrow, the President and First Lady Michelle Obama…