The Tobacco Settlement Permanent Trust Account Investment Advisory Committee approved $50 million for the year 2013 tobacco settlement distribution, the same as the previous year’s amount. According to the distribution report published by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS), 158 counties received just under $6 million in reimbursements. Under the terms of a … [Read more...] about 158 Counties Receive $6 Million in Tobacco Money
Kinney County Kinney County, located in the Southwest, is delineated by the mighty Rio Grande on its southwestern border. Brackettville is home to the county seat. The county nearly forms a square; it is 36 miles north to south and 34 miles east to west, and about a million acres in size. The latest census indicated a population of 3,479 hard-working folks. The focal point … [Read more...] about Why Stop In Kinney County???
County Seat: Kinney * County Population: 3,447(Texas Almanac 2004-05)
The current Kinney County capitol displays a Beaux-Arts style, as designed by architect L.L. Thurman of Dallas. The courthouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has received several distinctions including Recorded Texas Historic Landmark and State Archeological Landmark. Kinney County, created from Bexar County in 1850, originally occupied a school building … [Read more...] about Monuments of Justice: Kinney County Courthouse