AUSTIN – If you’re planning a road trip this summer, the Texas Department of Transportation offers the Texas State Travel Guide, Texas Highways Events Calendar and Texas Official Travel Map to help you get where you’re going and have fun along the way.
Archives for May 2016
The Temple College Division of Business and Continuing Education is offering 30 different courses for businesses and individuals this summer.
The Gov. Samuel Mathews Colonial Dames XVII Century Chapter recently met at the Grace Presbyterian Church in Temple.
In 1925, Nashville heard the start of a one-hour country music radio show. Broadcast on WSM, the Grand Ole Opry’s original purpose was to promote the station’s parent insurance company through the relatable medium of country music. Over time, the program became enormously popular, evolving into a stage show that soared to the national spotlight […]
Salado aldermen turned down requests for variances for a crushed gravel parking lot at Center Circle, following a public hearing on the matter in which no one spoke in favor or against May 19. Shortly after, the board approved a list of variances for Phase I of a subdivision in the extra territorial jurisdiction […]
By Mark Richardson Texas News Service AUSTIN, Texas – The Zika virus is on its way to Texas this summer, and officials say it could have a devastating effect on impoverished communities in coastal and border cities.
=By Mark Richardson Texas News Service DALLAS – A new report shows that one-quarter of Texas’ seven million children live in poverty, and that doesn’t bode well for either their future, or the future of the state. The annual State of Texas Children 2016 report, released by the Center for Public Policy Priorities, evaluates the health, education […]
By Mark Richardson Texas News Service AUSTIN, Texas – Texas is probably not the first place you think of when it comes to renewable energy, but the Lone Star State leads the nation in wind power.
Feds Temporarily Extend Texas Program for Uncompensated Care By Mark Richardson Texas News Service AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Legislature has thus far refused to expand its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act, but the state still receives billions of health-care dollars from the federal government. Federal officials just extended the state’s Section 11-15 […]