Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • “Hunters for the Hungry” Seeks Healthy Venison Donations

    “Hunters for the Hungry” is a program that encourages Texas deer hunters to donate healthy venison to help feed hungry children and families in the state. Assistant Texas Agriculture Commissioner Rick Rhodes says, “The Texas…

  • New DPS Troopers to be Issued New Pistols

    Lighter handguns that carry more bullets and feature less recoil will be issued to new Texas troopers completing their training in January. DPS Spokesman Tom Vinger said the pistol is a Smith & Wesson M&P…

  • Cornyn Reminisces on Obamacare

    From the floor of the US Senate. Our Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, reminisces . . . . CORNOBAM12-11-13

  • City Issues Press Release on Inclement Weather Ahead

    The City of Huntsville and Walker County Offices of Emergency Management would like to ask all residents to stay mindful of potential inclement weather beginning today and continuing through the weekend. According to Lance Wood,…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples on Texas-Grown Christmas Trees

    If you haven’t purchased your tree for Christmas yet, consider buying trees grown in Texas. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says, “There are approximately 150 Christmas tree farms across the state that produce 200,000 trees…

  • “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…