Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • PBR2015

    PBR Texas Shootout

    The PBR Texas Shoot out is coming to the Lonestar Convention & Expo Center in Conroe, May 8-9, 2015. Gates open at:  6 pm and event starts at:  7:45 pm Pre-sale tickets are $10 at…

  • Kent Sprouse Executed

    Forty-two-year-old Kent Sprouse was executed by lethal injection at the Huntsville Unit last night for the 2002 murder of Ferris, Texas police officer Harry Marvin Steinfeldt III outside a convenience store. Sprouse also shot and…

  • High Speed Rail Issue Discussed In Commissioners’ Court

    At the regular meeting of Commissioners’ Court this week, local citizen Linda Thompson updated commissioners on the proposed high-speed train from Central Railway that would travel between Dallas and Houston. There are no plans, so…

  • Senator Cruz Announces Presidential Candidacy At Liberty University

    Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz, Senator from Texas, announced his run for the presidency Monday. He addressed a huge crowd of students at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia . . . .

  • Legislative Update From Representative Otto

    In his Legislative Update, our State Representative John Otto says our first responders, correctional officers and thousands of other employees have dedicated their livelihoods to public service and have counted on their pension to be…

  • HISD Communications Department Receives 12 Special Awards

    The Huntsville ISD Communications Department received twelve Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) Star Awards for excellence in school communications for the 2014 school year. The awards were announced at the TSPRA Star Awards Celebration…

  • Texas January Job Numbers

    The Texas Workforce Commission has announced the addition of 20,100 jobs in January 2015 and an unemployment rate of 4.4 percent, down from 4.6 percent in December 2014. Governor Greg Abbott says, “The State of…

  • 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…