The Loco Valley Volunteer Fire Department in Nacogdoches County has acquired a new brush truck thanks to a $100,000 cost share grant through the Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program, according to a press release.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bills 2 and 3 into law to reform the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and weatherize and improve the reliability of the state’s power grid. Governor Abbott made ERCOT reform and weatherization of the power system emergency items this past session.
Deputies with the Tyler County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Saturday in connection with allegations that he threatened to kill everyone at a home in Ivanhoe and tried to run a woman over as he was leaving.
Shortly after he announced his resignation as the Republican Party chairman of Texas Friday, Lt. Col. Allen West (retired) held a press conference in Whitehouse to discuss the poor job the state’s GOP officials did in addressing the party’s priorities during the recent legislative session.
It’s not often you hear a Texas rancher concerned about too much rain. Though, this spring it’s happening at the local cafe to the sale barn. Cattle rancher Tom Bellmeyer has a favorite phrase on his place, The Red Gate Farm.
Pineywoods Cattle Congress, presented by Shelby, Angelina, Nacogdoches, Panola, Sabine, and San Augustine Counties happens tomorrow in Shelby County. It’s not too late to plan to attend the field day as you can register at the door.
The City of Nacogdoches will hold a special public forum for input on their developing Comprehensive Plan. When cities develop a long-term comprehensive plan they turn to its residents for input, says Nacogdoches city planner Alaina Chafin. She is encouraging residents and those who are patrons to the Oldest Town to attend one of two public forums schedule for Monday and Tuesday of next week.
The festival is held annually on the second Saturday in June, rain or shine, according to Grace Handler, festival chairman and there will be events all week leading up to the festival including a Blue Grass music concert the night before.