USDA Invests $55.2 million in Grants to Increase Capacity and Expand Access in Meat and Poultry Inspection Operations
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced $55.2 million in competitive grant funding available through the new Meat and Poultry Inspection Readiness Grant (MPIRG) program. The new program is funded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.
Texas High School Student Media Department Only School to Receive Three Gold Stars for Outstanding Achievement in Student Newspapers and Yearbooks
Texas High School’s student-produced yearbook, print newspaper and online newspaper were honored with top state awards by the Interscholastic League Press Conference (ILPC).
Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman running for AG
Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman formally launched a run for attorney general Monday
Texas man drowns in Oklahoma lake while trying to help son
(AP) — A Texas man drowned while trying to help his son, who was struggling while swimming in a southeast Oklahoma lake on Father’s Day, authorities said.
8th North Task Force Has New K-9 Officer
Pakal, an 18-month old Belgian Malinois, joins the Task Force after he and Handler Hempstead County Deputy Kyle Malone completes training at the Little Rock K-9 Academy.
The Great Miller County Cleanup
Miller County Judge Cathy Harrison wants to invite the citizens of Miller County to join her and other elected officials on Saturday June 26th from 8a-11a for a countywide cleanup.
Abbott, as threatened, vetoes budget for legislative staff
(AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott followed through on his threat and vetoed Friday the new state budget’s line item providing for legislative staff pay.
Texas governor: State, crowdsourcing will fund border wall
(AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says that he will use $250 million in state money and crowdsourced financing to build more barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico, part of an emerging proposal that also extends his political fight over immigration with the Biden administration.
Rutledge Announces Federal Lawsuit Against an Illegal Pyramid Scheme, Blessing in No Time
Says, ‘will not stand by and allow scammers to exploit Arkansas’s tight-knit communities’
Texas joins list of states dropping permit rules for guns
Texas will now let people carry handguns without first getting a background check and training.
Cyber alert: Watch out for suspicious email and text messages
Some Texans have received emails and texts claiming to come from the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV).
Huertas takes command of DLA Distribution Red River, Texas
RED RIVER, Texas – Army Lt. Col. Seth M. Olmstead relinquished command to Army Lt. Col. Sonia I. Huertas during a change of command ceremony at Tree Haven in Simms, Texas, June 17.