Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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…

  • Houston Officer Busted In Drug Ring Involving Huntsville Residents

    U-S Attorney Kenneth Magidson has announced that 27-seven-year old Jasmine Bonner, a former officer with the Houston Police Department, has been convicted of aiding and abetting possession with the intent to distribute cocaine. Bonner is…

  • Davison Trial Begins Today

    The trial of Twenty-three-year-old Brent Raynard Davison from Huntsville who is accused of injuring his 2-month old daughter over a year ago is scheduled to begin today at the Walker County Courthouse. Davison is being…

  • TxDOT Public Hearing Scheduled

    TxDOT is holding a public hearing at New Waverly High School on Thursday, July 23rd, from 6 to 6:30 to present proposed improvements along I-45 from the Walker/Montgomery County line to SH 19 in Huntsville.…

  • SHSU Sorority Held Flag Football Tournament To Benefit SAAFE House

    SHSU’s Delta Kappa chapter of Alpha Chi Omega recently hosted a flag football tournament to continue their support of the SAAFE House, with all proceeds benefiting the organization. The event raised $6,000 for the SAAFE…