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Cattle brucellosis tests still required for change of ownership in...
Selling or buying cattle? A cattle brucellosis, or "Bang's" test is still required for changing ownership of adult cattle in Texas, says Dr. Bob Hillman, Texas' state...
TWC establishes $1 million returning veterans skills training fund
AUSTIN - The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today approved a $1 million training fund to provide employer-driven skills training for recently separated veterans. By...
DPS receives Deloitte management and organizational structure study
Deloitte Consulting has delivered its study of the Department of Public Safety to the Texas Public Safety Commission and the DPS. The commission had asked Deloitte...
COMMISSIONERS: “PERMIT BACKLOG REDUCTION PROGRAM ALREADY A SUCCESS”
AUSTIN - The three Texas Railroad Commissioners announced today that after just four weeks of implementing their drilling permit backlog reduction program,...
TEXAS MONTHLY OIL AND GAS STATISTICS
SEPTEMBER PERMITS TO DRILL The Commission issued a total of 2,335 original drilling permits in September 2008 compared to 1,430 in September 2007. The September...
Texas Historical Commission
NOMINATE YOUR LOCAL PRESERVATIONIST FOR A TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION AWARD AUSTIN, Texas - In the spirit of Thanksgiving, say...
DPS releases new Top 10 Most Wanted list
The Texas Department of Public Safety has released the new Top 10 Most Wanted list. The fugitives on the list are wanted for a wide range of crimes, including homicide,...
Texas Has 13.5 Million Registered Voters
AUSTIN - Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade today announced the final tally of registered voters in Texas for the General Election is 13.5 million, up from 12.7 million...
Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Approaching for Workers...
AUSTIN - The last day to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is Wednesday, November 12, 2008, under Presidential Disaster Declaration FEMA-1791-DR for...
Don’t wait for cold weather to get flu shot
Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) officials are encouraging everyone 6 months and older to get a flu shot now. "Don't wait for cold weather to get...
Attorney General Abbott Takes Action Against Fraudulent...
AUSTIN, - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged several Texas businesses and a Michigan-based leasing company with conducting an unlawful scheme that targeted...
Attorney General Abbott Urges Texans to Protect Their Personal...
AUSTIN - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today urged Texans to learn more about identity theft prevention - and use that knowledge to avoid becoming victims of identity...
FEMA E-News Update
Register with FEMA Texans with uninsured or underinsured losses and damages as a result of Hurricane Ike who live in the 34 designated counties can register with...
PHOTO: ROBERT      GONZALEZ        l Elmer and Betsy Ellis (left) unveil a re-dedicated historical marker for the Burning Bush colony in Bullard Sunday. Members of the Cherokee County Historical Society, Dr. Jane Purtle and Terry Guinn, officiated at the ceremony. Historical marker notes religious group
BULLARD - Betsy Ellis couldn't think of anything that she wanted or needed for her birthday. The wife of East Texas Medical Center's CEO Elmer...

Greg James hops aboard the first scooter that was uncrated Monday at his new "boutique" scooter shop. The new retail shop opened this week in Rusk. New scooter store has 'soft opening'
As the economy teeters and gas guzzling vehicles fall out of favor with consumers, Greg James thinks the timing is right to sell motorized...