Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • “Black Friday” Ahead

    Black Friday looms ahead, and across Texas and the nation consumers will either camp out or arrive in the wee hours of the morning at stores to take advantage of Christmas gifts at greatly discounted…

  • DPS Urges Travelers to Drive Responsibly

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging Thanksgiving travelers to practice safe driving habits during the long holiday weekend to help keep Texas roadways safer for everyone. DPS troopers will be patrolling Texas roadways…

  • Walker County Historical Commission Celebrates 50 Years

    The Walker County Historical Commission will celebrate thir 50th anniversary on Monday, November 18th. In 1963, the Texas legislature charged all judges and commissioners courts to appoint citizens to a survey committee to survey buildings,…

  • No Definite Answers on Issues with Obamacare Website

    A lot of questions remain unanswered regarding the implementation of the website for Obamacare. U-S Republican Congressman from Texas, Dr. Michael C. Burgess, expressed his frustration over website contractors’ answers at an Energy and Commerce…

  • Sam Houston Museum on PBS

    While General Sam Houston is well-known in Texas as a politician and soldier, those outside of Texas may not be as familiar with Houston’s accomplishments, which also include serving as a congressman and governor for…

  • Hobby Lobby Grand Opening

    Hobby Lobby Stores, a privately held national retail chain of arts and crafts stores, opens in Huntsville with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and official grand opening celebration on Monday, October 21st, at nine in the morning.…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Update on State Fair

    The State Fair of Texas is officially underway in Dallas through October 20th, and Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples fills us in on some unusual visitors this year to the Food & Fiber pavillion. You…

  • Arturo Diaz Executed Thursday Night

    Thirty-seven-year-old Arturo Diaz was executed last night in Huntsville for a murder committed 14 years ago in which the bound victim was stabbed over 90 times and robbed. It was the 13th lethal injection in…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments on U-S Debt

    Our U-S Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, delivered a quick lesson on America’s debt from the floor of the senate this week . . . . CORNDEBT9-24-13 Meanwhile, the senate voted yesterday to push forward…

  • Robert Gene Garza Scheduled for Execution Tonight

    Thirty-year-old Robert Gene Garza is set for execution by lethal injection in Huntsville this evening. The South Texas gang member was convicted of two counts of capital murder for the 2002 slayings of four women…