Statewide

Texas 10 Most Wanted Program marks captures from 2016
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced Thursday, Jan. 26 that 21 fugitives sought through the Texas 10 Most Wanted Program - including 14 convicted sex...
Rep. Clardy celebrates Nacogdoches-SFA Days, files HB 1390
Did you hear? This week was Nacogdoches-SFA Days in Austin! It was an honor and privilege to welcome constituents from Nacogdoches and the Stephen F. Austin State...
THC honors African-American heritage and more: Texas Historical...
Celebrate African American Heritage with Free Travel Guide February is African American History Month, and the Texas Historical Commission(THC) offers numerous travel...
DPS helps rescue more than 70 Endangered Children in 2016
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced Wednesday, Feb. 15 that DPS Troopers - with the support of the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC)...
Cherokee County Texas Republican Club announces meeting
The Cherokee County Texas Republican Club will meet Tuesday, March 7 at Hong Kong Buffet at 6:30 p.m., at 1644 S. Jackson will feature Dr. Laura Pressley as special guest...
Jacksonville Council approves ordinance changes
The Jacksonville City Council made a few branding decisions during their monthly meeting, held Tuesday evening. Prior to the branding decisions, the council approved...
Joe Williams sworn in as Rusk PD Chief
Thursday night’s Rusk City Council Meeting began with the swearing in of new Rusk Police Chief Joe Williams. The city announced Tuesday, Jan. 17 that the former McKinney...
DPS report highlights public safety threats across Texas
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released the 2017 Texas Public Safety Threat Overview, a state intelligence estimate that offers an assessment of the...
Texas budget writers eyeing billions approved by voters for roads
More than a year after Texas voters approved routing billions in state sales taxes to roads and bridges, some lawmakers are questioning whether the first payment of $5...
Land Commissioner George P. Bush announces raises to veterans land...
On Monday, Jan. 30, Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced that Texas veterans are now eligible for low-interest land loans up to $150,000. Commissioner Bush increased...
Key senator pitches four-year tuition freeze at Texas public colleges
Lauren McGaughy Austin bureau Tuition should be frozen at all Texas colleges and universities for four years, or at least until they can prove they deserve the price...
DPS report highlights public safety threats across Texas
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has released the 2017 Texas Public Safety Threat Overview, a state intelligence estimate that offers an assessment of the...
Rep. Clardy discusses State of the State, State of the Judiciary
Last week, Governor Greg Abbott delivered the State of the State address to a joint session of the 85th Texas Legislature. The Governor outlined his priorities and named...
Nichols' 5 Cents: State of the State address, school funding
This week marks the end of the first month of the legislative session. Senate committees are beginning to hold hearings and the Capitol is buzzing with constituent groups...
Congressman Hensarling, state honors veterans with Valentines
Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) asked students across the 5th Congressional District to help honor the service and sacrifice of veterans by participating in the annual...