Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Named in “Great Colleges To Work For”

    SHSU Associate Director of Communications Julia May informs us that, “Not only is Sam Houston State University a ‘great name in education,’ but also for the sixth consecutive year we have been named one of…

  • Highway 75 Construction Update

    Beginning Monday, July 27th, weather permitting; the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will close the southbound SH 75 lanes between the east frontage road and IH-45. This closure will allow the contractor to continue building…

  • Presidential Candidate Trump Visits Laredo

    Donald Trump arrived in Laredo Thursday, originally traveling there to take a tour of the U-S Mexico border. It’s was reported that the local border patrol agents backed out of a tour of the border…

  • Bus Pick Up Change For TDCJ Releasees Discussed At Tuesday’s Council Session

    A new kind of bus pick up for TDCJ releasees from near the Huntsville Unit was discussed by councilmembers Tuesday night. It was a “First Reading” of the agenda item–meaning no decision was to be…

  • SHSU Summer Graduation Ceremonies Set

    A Sam Houston State University Alumnus who has shared his expertise with state and national audiences will share some parting words with approximately 940 August graduates as they walk across the stage and receive their…

  • Donald Trump To Visit Texas Border Today

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is scheduled to visit the Texas Border with Mexico today. A campaign announcement says Mr. Trump will get together with the National Border Patrol Council in Laredo and then go…

  • SHSU Athletics Dinner Coming Up

    The Sam Houston State University Athletics Department will kick off its celebration of the Bearkat Football Team’s 100th season on July 31st with the 27th athletics dinner and auction. The annual fundraising event benefits the…

  • FEMA Incident Period Extended

    More Texans may be eligible for disaster assistance with news of an extension of the original incident period and the addition of another Texas county for Individual Assistance under a May 29th major disaster declaration…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments On Nuke Deal With Iran

    From the Senate floor yesterday, our Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, commented on one of the major failures of the nuclear agreement with Iran . . . .              …

  • Manufactured Homes–A Big Issue At Tuesday Night’s Council Session

    At Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session a large crowd of local citizens were in attendance, especially in regard to a Development Code decision package on manufactured homes.  The issue regarded either “allowing for the…