Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Small Business Development Center Schedules Online Success Seminar

    SHSU Small Business Development Center spokesperson Lori Logan tells us that they have a seminar coming up on April 30th. They are cosponsoring, with the Chamber of Commerce, a seminar on online success with owner…

  • Legislative Update From Representative John Otto’s Office

    We have this week’s “Legislative Update” from State Representative John Otto. The House Appropriations Committee voted Tuesday to send the 2016-2017 state budget to the full House for consideration. House Bill 1 is a conservative…

  • Ag Commissioner Sid Miller On Spring Garden Seed

    Spring gardening is a popular topic around here, and Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller has more advice for this year’s spring gardeners. To make sure you get the best possible seed product, the commissioner passes…

  • SHSU Students Win Several Awards In Theatre Competition

    Sam Houston State University students scored even more awards in a theatre competition recently. Marketing Coordinator Emily Binetti update us . . . .   The festival serves as a network for more than 600…

  • High Speed Rail Issue Discussed In Commissioners’ Court

    At the regular meeting of Commissioners’ Court this week, local citizen Linda Thompson updated commissioners on the proposed high-speed train from Central Railway that would travel between Dallas and Houston. There are no plans, so…

  • Huntsville Music Festival Back

    In the City’s “This Week in Huntsville,” they report that back for the month of April the Main Street Program is putting on the Huntsville Music Festival. There will be a free, family-friendly concert every…

  • Fourth Event To Recall Lives Of Lost Bearkats

    Sam Houston State University has said goodbye to several faculty staff recently, including Thomas Kordinak, professor of psychology; James Carter, professor of political science; Terry Billhartz, professor of history; and Tracy Steele, associate professor of…

  • Cornyn On Taxes

    Recently from the House side of the our legislature in Washington, Representative Kevin Brady emphasized a balanced budget for the United States. Now from the Republican Senate side, Senator John Cornyn follows suit . .…

  • Texas Grand Ranch Subdivision Moving Forward

    At Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, Jeff Brown from the Jones & Carter civil engineering firm updated commissioners on where the Texas Grand Ranch Subdivision project was right now . . . .  …

  • Arts Commission Funding

    The Huntsville Arts Commission welcomes applications for funding for worthwhile cultural projects in the city. The annual Contract Proposal Workshop will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. at the Wynne Home…