Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Senate Homeland Funding Bill Passes Without Congressman Brady’s Support

    By a vote of 257-167, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of September. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady of Texas voted “no”. Mr.…

  • Local Rodeo Athlete Wins Big In Arlington

    Huntsville resident and recent SHSU graduate 23-year-old Taylor Price has won big, and I mean really big, in RFD-TV’s The American Rodeo in Arlington. He split winnings with 24-year-old Resse Riemer of Stinnett, Texas and…

  • DPS License Renewal Online

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging customers to plan ahead for the busy weeks surrounding Spring Break and take advantage of early renewals, online services or visit a driver license  center when renewing…

  • Severe Weather Awareness Week Ahead

    Severe Weather Awareness Week in Texas is March 1st through the 7th, and tornado season will be just getting underway. Certain precautions should be taken if a tornado warning is ever issued. Walker County Emergency…

  • Forest Restoration Project To Help Reduce Threat Of Wildfire

    The United States Department of Agriculture has announced $520,000 in investments to mitigate wildfire threats to Texas landowners and communities and to help improve the health and resiliency of forest ecosystems where public and private…

  • U-S Forest Service Waives Day-Use Fees For Presidents’ Day Weekend

    The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas is waiving fees at day-use recreation sites February 14th through 16 for Presidents’ Day weekend. No fees are charged at any time on 98 percent of national forests…

  • Issue Of Overuse Of Solitary Confinement At TDCJ Prisons Raised

    A report now out from the American Civil Liberties Union and the Texas Civil Rights Project says TDCJ overuses solitary confinement to the detriment of taxpayers, correctional officers, Texas communities and the prisoners whose mental…

  • Member of “Texas 7″ Executed

    A third member of the infamous “Texas 7,” 52-year-old Donald Newbury, was executed last night at the Huntsville Unit for the shooting death of 29-year-old Irving Police officer Aubrey Hawkins on Christmas Eve of 2000.…

  • Texas.Gov Website For Government Tasks Online

    With the new year upon us, Texas.gov is a great way to meet your resolution of being more organized. In just a few simple clicks, you can take care of many government tasks online. While…

  • Chris Kyle Day In Texas

    Governor Greg Abbott has declared today “Chris Kyle Day” in Texas. Chris Kyle was a Navy Seal from Odessa who is being portrayed in the blockbuster film “American Sniper.” Two years ago on this day,…