Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. On today’s “Statutory Agenda:” Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss purchasing equipment for the TDCJ Holliday…

  • Statement from Senator Charles Schwertner Regarding White Nationalist Rally to be Held at Texas A&M University  

    AUSTIN, TX – The following statement was released from Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) in response to the announced white nationalist rally to be held by outside groups on the campus of Texas A&M University next…

  • Trinity ISD Meeting

    The Trinity Independent School District will have a Special/Budget Workshop Board meeting tonight at six in their Administration Building.

  • High Heat Index Values Ahead

    The National Weather Service reports that high heat index values are expected through early next week. Very warm temperatures coupled with high humidity will produce heat index values between 104 and 109 degrees.    

  • Texas Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

    (AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers the annual sales tax holiday is scheduled for today, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 11-13. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced for less…

  • Upcoming City Council Election Update

    All four ward position incumbent councilmembers will be running for re-election in November. A check of “Campaign Filings” on the City’s website shows that 29-year-old Timothy Davis of Huntsville will also be running for the…

  • Veterans Job Fair Houston

    RecruitMilitary helps military veterans and military spouses connect with employers that seek to attract, hire and retain America’s best talent. RecruitMilitary and DAV will host a Veterans Job Fair.  This is a free hiring event for…

  • SHSU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Diversity Fellowship Applications Available

    Sam Houston State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences has opened applications for its Diversity Fellowship program. The program seeks to integrate undergraduate student leaders into programming related to diversity and inclusion in the…

  • Additional Paid Parking Effective August 14th

    Paid parking along University Avenue (from 14th Street to 17th Street), 15th Street (from University Avenue to Avenue I) and Avenue I (from 15th Street to 16th Street) will become effective Monday, August 14th. Violation…

  • SHSU Receives National Science Foundation Award

    The National Science Foundation has awarded Sam Houston State University an intended total amount of more than $2 million to support the project entitled, “A Comprehensive Model for Improving the Success of STEM Majors through…