Statewide

Drunk Driving is Still the Biggest Killer on Our Roads
In response to recent reports regarding an increase in drug impaired driving, Mothers Against Drunk Driving wants to remind the public that drunk driving is still the...
RedZone Coil Tubing Partners with Kilgore College
RedZone Coil Tubing LLC. has partnered with Kilgore College to provide job training using a $233,262 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission...
Texas contributes $600,000 for waterfowl habitat work in Prairie...
During remarks at Ducks Unlimited’s 80th National Convention, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Executive Director Carter Smith announced the department’s decision to...
DPS Recognizes Life Saving and Other Outstanding Efforts
The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw presented one Director’s Citation, four Lifesaving Awards, two...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Announces Operator of Newly Created...
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today the selection of Lone Star Tangible Assets (LSTA) as the vendor that will partner with the Comptroller’s office to build and...
Texas Historical Commission News Briefs for June
Free Web Film Highlights Tragic Goliad Massacre Using 360 Video Technology The Texas Historical Commission (THC) premiered a five-minute web film about the story of the...
Nichols’ 5 Cents: state’s budget, convention of states and more
The 85th Legislative Session has come to an end. I believe it was a successful 140 days, and we accomplished a lot for the people of Texas. My weekly column will now...
Summer Food Service Program
Alto ISD is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children 18 years of age and under regardless of race, color, national origin,...
Texas Dairymen Celebrate June As National Dairy Month
The Texas Association of Dairymen – which represents Texas’ 395 dairy farmers in legislative and regulatory issues – invites Texans to celebrate June as National Dairy...
11 Southern Texas Veterans to be Inducted into In Memory Program
More than 400 Vietnam veterans, including 11 from southern Texas, will be inducted into the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s (VVMF) In Memory Program in 2017. The program...
USDA Farm Service Agency County Committee Nomination Period Begins...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins on Thursday, June 15. “County...
Texas Conducts Large-Scale Hurricane Exercise: Residents Reminded...
The Texas Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Texas Division of Emergency Management on Monday, June 5, hosted representatives from approximately 30 agencies at the Texas...
Texas Farm Credit Returns Cash to Customers for 19th Consecutive Year
This spring Texas Farm Credit is sending more than 3,352 checks totaling a record $8.l million in patronage dividends to its customers. The checks add up to nearly 40...
More than $1.26 million awarded to 18 colleges and universities to...
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) awarded 18 grants totaling more than $1.26 million to Texas universities and community colleges for summer youth camps that focus on...
Nichols’ 5 Cents: end of session, hot air balloon hunting and more
This past weekend, our country observed Memorial Day and remembered the sacrifices of the military men and women who gave their lives serving our nation. I hope we all...