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Gov. Greg Abbott hires “border czar” to accelerate wall construction

By Uriel J. García, The Texas Tribune Jan. 30, 2023 “Gov. Greg Abbott hires “border czar” to accelerate wall construction” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Sign up for The Brief, The…

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“We are humans back here”: As Texas hunger strike wanes, prisoners speak out against solitary confinement

By Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune Jan. 30, 2023 ““We are humans back here”: As Texas hunger strike wanes, prisoners speak out against solitary confinement” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Editor’s…

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Ice Accumulation Forecast

#HeyTexas! #ice accumulation forecast from @NWSSouthern Pay attention to road conditions. ✔️@TxDOT & https://t.co/UjR1ki3g6K #WatchYourIce #AreYouReady #IHaveAPlan pic.twitter.com/ZghtFxpjhj — Chief Nim Kidd (@chiefkidd) January 30, 2023

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Medlin Named to UA Little Rock Fall 2022 Dean’s List

LITTLE ROCK, AR (01/30/2023)– Cade Medlin of Diana has been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2022 semester at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The Dean’s List recognized nearly 1,150 students with superior academic performances at the end of the semester. To be on the Dean’s List, UA Little Rock students…

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AAA Texas: Tips to De-ice Your Windshield

  AAA Texas: Tips to De-ice Your Windshield Never use hot water or metal ice scrapers As winter weather blankets North, Central and parts of West Texas with frozen precipitation this week, many motorists will need to de-ice their windshield prior to driving. There are good and bad methods when it comes to de-icing. It’s…

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New Round of UWorld Cares Grants Will Provide $150,000 in Education Funding for Dallas/Fort Worth Organizations

The company is seeking community partners who focus on STEM, middle and high school, and financial literacy DALLAS (January 25, 2023) – UWorld, a leading provider of online learning tools for high-stakes exams, today announced a new round of applications for UWorld Cares, a company-wide program committed to drive success in education by investing in the communities it…

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Chuy’s Longview Presents Check to The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center

Longview Paws and the Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center Receive $1,012 Donation January 30, 2023 – LONGVIEW: As part of its recent Grand Opening events in Longview, Chuy’s, the Austin-based Tex-Mex restaurant, held a special fundraiser to benefit The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center. On Wednesday, January 11th, Chuy’s General Manager Brandon Hurdle presented…

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Fifth Annual Tribute to Townes Van Zandt Scheduled in Van Zandt County

BEN WHEELER — The fifth annual Tribute to Townes Van Zandt takes place from 2-4 p.m. March 5 at The Forge Bar & Grill in Ben Wheeler. Presented by the Van Zandt Arts & Cultural District Foundation, performers pay tribute to the most influential Texas songwriter of the 20th century. This year’s show includes several…

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ETCOG Requests Nominations from the Public for Regional Service Awards

NEWS RELEASE ETCOG Requests Nominations from the Public for Regional Service Awards Kilgore, January 30, 2023: The East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) invites the public to submit nominations for its annual Regional Service Awards program honoring the achievements of individuals and organizations which make a positive contribution to the quality of life in East Texas…

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