Articles Tagged “Texas Department”

  • TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston Retiring

    Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Brad Livingston, announced Friday afternoon to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice his decision to retire after leading the agency for nearly 12 years. Livingston is…

  • Talk, Text, Crash

    With more than 100,000 statewide traffic crashes involving distracted driving each year, the Texas Department of Transportation is hoping to reach people and reduce crashes. In April, TxDOT kicks off its annual “Talk, Text, Crash”…

  • I-10 Closed at Texas-Louisiana Border Due to Rising Flood Waters

    AUSTIN – Due to continued flooding from excessive rainfall along the Texas-Louisiana state line, the Texas Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 10 near the state line. All motorists who are driving eastbound to Louisiana…

  • School Breakfast Week

    Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller says, “Texas schools across the state will join the Texas Department of Agriculture in celebrating School Breakfast Week.” It happens March 7th through the 11th . . . .  …

  • DSHS Fish Consumption Warning

    For your health information, we’ve been informed that the Texas Department of State Health Services issued a fish consumption advisory for Lake Livingston and portions of the Trinity River after laboratory testing of fish samples…

  • Fair at SHSU to Connect Students with Local Organizations

    Students who are interested in volunteer service opportunities are invited to attend the Volunteer Opportunities Fair today from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Mall Area. The volunteer opportunities fair is…

  • SHSU’s “Real Talk with C-J” Wednesday

    Human trafficking is one of the most lucrative criminal enterprises nationwide, second only to drugs, and Houston is a hub of activity in sexual exploitation, with domestic and international victims that include children and adults,…

  • Grape Industry Growing in Texas

    As we’ve explored in the past how the Texas economy grows with our diverse and plentiful agricultural products, Texas Department of Agriculture administrator Rick Rhodes now fills us in on the growing grape industry in…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse at nine this morning for a regular session. Commissioners will hear or examine various department reports. Walker County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss and/or approve the…

  • Ag Commissioner Sid Miller Visits Washington

    Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller recently visited officials in Washington, D.C. He met with members of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, the U-S Department of Agriculture, the U-S Chamber of Commerce and…