Parades, picnics and lessons in history marked Juneteenth celebrations Saturday in the U.S., a day that carried even more significance after Congress and President Joe Biden created a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery.
In recognition of President Joe Biden signing the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act that establishes June 19th as a national holiday, West Texas A&M University will officially close on Friday, June 18.
Governor Greg Abbott made several new announcements on Texas’ efforts to build a wall on the southern border with Mexico; including a $250 million down payment, and a letter to President Biden demanding land obtained by the Trump administration for a wall be given to the State.
Texas Rangers say the arrest of 35-year-old Shawn Casey Adkins came after the Texas Rangers Unsolved Crimes Investigation Program took a new look at the investigation for the murder of 13-year-old Hailey Dunn.
The 27th Special Operations Wing and the Air Force Civil Engineer Center will host a virtual public meeting on June 16 to provide updates on the ongoing actions to address to perfluorinated compounds identified at the Cannon Air Force Base.