Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 15 2016 - 6:14pm
by Eleanor Dearman, The Texas Tribune Dec. 15, 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Residents in Corpus Christi were caught by surprise Wednesday evening as city officials announced a ban on using the city’s water after a chemical made its way into the supply.
Written by Jeremy Cash on Jun 29 2016 - 8:48pm
Carrizo Springs, TX -- Dimmit County Commissioners rejected a proposal from Stratton Oilfield Systems that would have turned a former “Man Camp” into a privately operated detention facility similar to those in Karnes and Dilley which are used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to detain asylum-seeking mothers and children. After heated opposition and even heckling from Dimmit residents and refugee advocates, Dimmit County Commissioners unanimously turned down the proposal, becoming the second Texas county in June to reject a federal family detention center.