July/August 2018

Features

Romanesque Revival Courthouses of Texas

This architectural style emphasizes the classic Roman arch, stone and towers.

Go Viral or Go Home

From CMRC: How to create and nurture a culture of healthy living.

The Cost of Health Care and Lifestyle Choices

From CMRC: You may have more control than you think

New Challenges and Old Problems: County Jail Operations

From CMRC: County jails are undergoing major changes in the way they deal with suspected of being mentally ill.

First Leadership 254 Class Completes Program

County officials completed TAC's new leadership program.

County magazine

Go Viral or Go Home

From CMRC: How to create and nurture a culture of healthy living.

Heads-Up: Benefits Changes are Coming

TAC HEBP members will see more flexibility in prescription benefits.

County magazine

Legislative Conference Agenda Unveiled

TAC's 2018 Legislative Conference will help county officials and staff prepare for the 86th Texas Legislature

County magazine

New Challenges and Old Problems: County Jail Operations

From CMRC: County jails are undergoing major changes in the way they deal with suspected of being mentally ill.

Problems Caused by State's Growth Must be Faced

People are flocking to Texas and I don’t blame them. It’s a great place to live.

Gene Terry

TAC Executive Director

Courtroom Safety and Security

From CMRC: After the shooting of a district judge, courtroom security is a pressing issue.

TAC Communications Staff Receive NACIO Awards

TAC Communications Services staff receive 2018 Awards of Excellence for graphic design and writing.

County magazine

The Cost of Health Care and Lifestyle Choices

From CMRC: You may have more control than you think

Voices of County Government - Sheriff Robert Chody

Voices of County Government - Sheriff Robert Chody

County magazine

Romanesque Revival Courthouses of Texas

This architectural style emphasizes the classic Roman arch, stone and towers.

Liz Carmack

Sr. Communications Specialist

Where are Our Veterans?

We do not know the value of homes owned by veterans, but we can, at least, get the number of veterans by county from the “American Community Survey

Tim Brown

County Information Senior Analyst

LAST LOOK

Ready for Picking

A lone prickly pear is ready for picking as it sits on a hilltop overlooking the city of Eagle Pass in Maverick County. Photo by Laura Skelding.