AUSTIN – As temperatures rise this summer, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging the public to take extra safety precautions to avoid some common heat-related dangers, especially for vulnerable populations like children and the elderly.
(4/29/21) – Neighbors across the country will soon have an exciting opportunity to help change their communities for the better through State Farm Neighborhood Assist®. The program awards $25,000 grants to 40 nonprofit organizations to help fund neighborhood improvement projects.
April 21 is San Jacinto Day in Texas, commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto. On this date in 1836, General Sam Houston and the Texas Army defeated Santa Anna’s Mexican troops, winning independence for Texas in a battle that lasted only eighteen minutes. Though the battle…
AUSTIN, TEXAS - Today, Representative Bryan Slaton of HD 2 released the following statement about HB 2862, the bill to finish building President Trump's wall on the Texas-Mexico border:
The housing market has surprisingly been on the rise throughout the pandemic. As prospective homeowners continue to seek greener pastures, where and what are they looking for in a new home?
March is Texas History Month, a time to fly the Texas flag and celebrate our state’s unique history. Recognizing the importance of Texas history, the Legislature enacted legislation on June 20, 2003 declaring March 1-31 of every year as Texas History Month. Several key events which shaped th…
Some people in Comanche and around the area have been without power for over 24 hours. But the majority of the town of Comanche lost power around 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16.
AccuWeather Global Weather Center – February 15, 2021 – Winter storm warnings are in effect, and the time to hunker down is now across a majority of the South Central states, as a major winter storm is bearing down on the region. Through Monday, many Southern cities that are not accustomed …
February 9, 2021 BROWNWOOD – Beginning tonight, Tuesday Feb. 9, an arctic front with below freezing temperatures is forecast to move into the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Brownwood District. Crews have begun prepping and staging equipment, treating major state maintained roa…
It is the Thanksgiving holiday season again and many of us will be packing up the kids the dog and possibly the turkey, and driving to our loved ones homes to celebrate again this year. While it is the time of year in which we all pause and count our blessings it is also a time to remember t…
(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he recently completed the transfer of $2.27 billion into the State Highway Fund (SHF) and the Economic Stabilization Fund (ESF; commonly known as the “Rainy Day Fund”). Each fund received more than $1.13 billion, or 50 percent of the t…
Grab your fishing poles and mark your calendars for December 5-15 to participate in Trout Fest 2020 at Cal Young Park Pond in Abilene. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is teaming up with the City of Abilene to host the event that is open to anglers of all ages.
AUSTIN–With health and safety a top priority for millions of Texans, TxDOT reminds motorists of one of the simplest and easiest precautions everyone can take to protect themselves and their loved ones: buckling up.
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