Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Congressman Brady Comments on VA Hospital Issues in Texas

    Texas has also been a part of the VA hospital scandal, and Congressman Kevin Brady is not pleased . . . . BRADVA6-12-14 According to an article on the website “The Daily Beast,” the whistleblower…

  • Fighting Title Fraud

    Walker County is assisting the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to stop title fraud in Texas, and county residents can help by learning how to protect themselves before they buy a used vehicle. Tax Assessor-Collector…

  • EMC Butch Davis Comments on Facebook Success

    Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis reported to Commissioners at their meeting Monday that in regard to their Facebook page they “have the most ‘likes’ of any Emergency Management Facebook in the HGAC region.”…

  • 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…