Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Country Hall of Fame Elects Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare, Jack Clement

    Country Hall of Fame Elects Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare, Jack Clement

    Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and Cowboy Jack Clement have been selected for induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. The announcement was made Wednesday morning (April 10) during a press conference at the Country…

  • Carl Spencer Receives Governor’s Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award

    Carl Spencer of Huntsville was presented the Governor’s 2013 Criminal Justice Employee Volunteer Service Award in recognition of his dedication to helping offenders incarcerated within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The award was presented…

  • Court of Appeals at SHSU

    The SHSU Political Science Junior Fellows have arranged for the Texas 10th Court of Appeals to be at the University today. They will be trying various cases involving felonies–one includes capital murder charges. Political Science…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Among the items on the council’s “Statutory Agenda” will be discussion and possible action to consider an addendum to the…

  • Texas Retired Teachers Association Day at Capitol Wednesday

    Wednesday, the Texas House and Senate passed a resolution making March 18th through the 22nd Texas Retired Teachers Association week in Texas. Over 900 retired teachers from the state were in attendance for TRTA Day…

  • George Strait Digs Deep for Houston Concert

    George Strait Digs Deep for Houston Concert

    HOUSTON — Everything’s bigger in Texas, as they say, but can you live any larger than hearing George Strait sing at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo? Around 80,000 fans filled the massive Reliant Stadium…

  • Mock Tornado Drill Held

    Wednesday morning, in conjunction with Severe Weather Awareness Week in Texas, a mock tornado drill was performed in Walker County in cooperation with area schools. The Community Emergency Response Team along with the Walker County…

  • AFSCME President Lance Lowery Comments on Mineral Wells Facility Closing

    A panel of the Texas Senate Finance Committee has agreed to the closure of the $54 million dollar, 2,200 bed, private prison operated in Mineral Wells by Corrections Corporation of America. The committee agreed to…

  • DPS Increases Spring Break DWI Enforcement

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols from March 8th through March 17th–one of the most active Spring Break periods in Texas. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at…

  • Severe Weather Awareness Week

    March 3rd through the 9th is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Texas. We talked with Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis about the event on “Around Town” Sunday . . . . DAVIS#1-3-1-13 In…