The governor suggested more details would be released next week. The announcement Thursday of several initiatives is the latest in an ongoing conflict between Abbott, a Republican, and Democratic President Joe Biden's administration.
Thanks to the Wood Blueberry Farm in Diboll, an Angelina County farm, Brookshire Brothers will have plenty of East Texas grown blueberries to sell at the Texas Blueberry Festival this Saturday in downtown Nacogdoches.
After being canceled due to expected bad weather, the planned closure of Interstate 20 between Longview and Hallsville and demolition of the Lansing Switch Road bridge over the interstate has been rescheduled.
An East Texas sheriff's office is calling on science to help them in solving a mystery of human remains. In 2002, human bones were found by workers along highway 271 near Gladewater. They were never identified.