Former Texas GOP senator Don Huffines running for governor
Republican Don Huffines, a former state senator from Dallas who has sharply criticized Texas’ handling of the pandemic, said Monday he will challenge Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in 2022.
Deaths of Texans Not Wearing Seat Belts Spiked 16 Percent in 2020
TxDOT’s Annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign urges Texans to always wear a seat belt
Fifth Circuit Rules: Local Officials Responsible for Enforcing State Election Law
Attorney General Paxton’s team convinced the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to reject a Texas Democratic Party lawsuit trying to reinstate “pop-up” voting, where Democrats opened temporary polling places to benefit their voters at the expense of all Texans.
Texarkana Man dies in Traffic Accident in Hooks
Hooks Police responded to the accident Friday, May 7th, involving a Dodge Ram and a Dodge Challenger.
Gas Prices up, and Cyberattacks on Pipelines
Gas prices are expected to rise following a ransomware attack targeting Colonial Pipeline Company last week that forced the company to shut down a major fuel pipeline.
Governor Abbott, TDEM, and TMD Launch State Vaccine Call Center To Connect Organizations, Businesses With Mobile Vaccine Teams
Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), and the Texas Military Department (TMD) have launched the State Mobile Vaccination Team Call Center
Arkansas to end federal unemployment boost in payments
Arkansas is ending its participation in the federal unemployment program that gives workers an additional $300 a week, citing a shortage of workers.
Wake Village Police Arrest Man for Online Solicitation of a Minor
Wake Village PD says thanks to a quick and rather unexpected investigation, an online predator has been removed from the streets.
Texas Motorcyclists Deaths Spike in 2020
TxDOT urges drivers to look twice for motorcyclists as more than 2,300 were killed or seriously injured on Texas streets and highways last year.
As More Venture Out in AR, Groups Work to Protect Habitat, Wildlife
Arkansans are turning to nature in record numbers during the pandemic, and supporters of the Recovering America's Wildlife Act (RAWA) recently introduced by Congress said the bill would help preserve state species and put more people to work in Arkansas' $2 billion outdoor recreation economy.
Arkansas aims to reach 50% vaccinated goal in 3 months
(AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday set a goal to have half of the state’s population at least partially vaccinated against the coronavirus within the next three months.
Arkansas budget surplus grows to nearly $717M for year
(AP) — Arkansas’ finance office on Tuesday said the state’s surplus for the current fiscal year has grown to nearly $717 million.