The National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) confirmed this week the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a great horned owl at a rehabilitation facility in Wichita County -- the first such confirmed case in a wild bird in Texas.
Gov. Abbott announces a fourth round of federal Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) food benefits for Texas families with children who temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to COVID-19.
Figures released by the Texas secretary of state show that more than 24,000 Texas voters had their ballots rejected in the March primary. The rejection rate is a significant increase over previous elections.
The Eastland County Sheriff’s Office released information into the death of one of their deputies. Deputy Sgt. Barbara Fenley, 51, died on Thursday trying to evacuate people from the rapidly moving fires.
Nine people were killed in a crash Tuesday night when a van carrying members of a New Mexico university’s golf team crashed head-on with a pickup truck. It happened just after 8 p.m. Tuesday evening about nine miles from Andrews.
Wes Moorehead, former Assistant Director, has been promoted to Associate Director of Forest Resource Protection and Fire Chief at Texas A&M Forest Service. The forest resource protection division of the agency provides statewide leadership in the protection of the people, property, and natural resources of Texas from wildfire and other disasters.
The Hutcherson Flying Queens Foundation (HFQF) received a generous donation from the Texas Historical Foundation earlier this week, on Tuesday morning, in support of the upcoming Flying Queens Museum that will be housed on the Wayland Baptist University campus.
More populous than 26 states, the county is Texas’ biggest and typically has the most votes to process. Voting materials, including ballot boxes, must also be transported across the county’s nearly 2,000 square miles back to its election headquarters.