Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • FEMA And SBA Flood Disaster Loan Information

    Regional Administrator Yolanda G. Olivarez of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), has announced that SBA has approved more than $12.4 million in federal disaster loans for Texas businesses and residents impacted by severe storms,…

  • Breaking News: Walker County Now Designated For Individual Assistance

    The federal disaster declaration for Texas has been expanded to include Individual Assistance for seven additional counties as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that began May 4, according to…

  • FEMA Says Walker County May Now Apply for Disaster Aid Funds

    According to a press release from FEMA Wednesday, the agency has extended federal disaster aid to include 51 additional Texas counties. This amendment provides for supplemental funding for infrastructure repairs in the wake of May’s…

  • Trinity River Continues To Rise

    The Trinity River continues to be watched by local officials. Although the rains have stopped, Emergency Management Director Butch Davis said the river would continue to rise for the next several weeks. The Trinity River…

  • SHSU Online Degrees Top Of The Class

    Many students want an affordable education but don’t have the time or resources to commute to a physical campus. For those students, Sam Houston State University offers many fully online programs that won’t break the…

  • Lester Bower Jr. Executed Wednesday

    Wednesday, 67-year-old Lester Bower Jr. was executed at the Huntsville Unit for killing four men in 1983 at an airplane hangar near Sherman, Texas Authorities say he shot the four men after stealing a plane…

  • City Issues Press Release On Sonic Drive-in Issue

    On Tuesday, June 2, the City of Huntsville Health Division received a complaint via the City’s online Report It! system, concerning a Facebook post about a banana shake containing parasites, purchased from the Sonic on…

  • Comptroller Hegar Reminds Texans of Resources Available For Disaster Relief

    With the Governor’s Office adding dozens of counties to its disaster declaration due to recent severe weather events, Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans about resources available to help those affected recover from the damage caused…

  • Ethician Museum Inaugurations

    The Ethician Museum of Texas Furniture will celebrate its “Grand Opening” today at 1405 University Avenue in Huntsville, Texas between 4 and 7 P.M. The Texas Furniture Museum is housed in the same building as…

  • County Rescue & Clean-up Activity

    According to the Item, county emergency officials were kept busy this week Along with the help of Texas’ state urban search and rescue team, local emergency responders Tuesday rescued and treated a man stranded in…