Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • New Book From SHSU Professors And Students

    The common American history curriculum exploring World War II often focuses on the war’s logistics, its victories and, largely, the concentration camps, wherein Jews from across Europe were interned, tortured and executed under the order…

  • New Chairman For Joint Chiefs Of Staff

    President Obama announced his nomination for a new Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Military Tuesday . . . .   Obama is nominating Air Force General Paul J. Selva, a pilot…

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Trade Issues

    Led by the House Ways & Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee, both chambers in Congress will soon act on legislation setting the rules for trade. Trade is important to the Lone Star State.…

  • New York Police Officer Dies Of Gunshot Wound

    A five-year veteran of the New York City Police Department, 25-year-old Brian Moore, died Monday as a result of being shot in the head Saturday evening. Officer Brian and his partner were attempting to stop…

  • ISIS Claims Responsibility For Attack In Garland

    Tuesday, the ISIS terror organization claimed responsibility for their attack this past weekend in Texas at a cartoon contest using images of the Muslim prophet Muhammad. Two terrorist shooters died at the event as police…

  • Texas Baptist Men To Feed TDCJ Officers & Employees

    As we informed you yesterday, The Texas Baptist Mens’ Organization is here to show appreciation for 5,000 TDCJ employees this week by feeding 5,000 of them at their facilities today and tomorrow. At First Baptist…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. Previous to the session, there will be a workshop at 4:30 in the Large Conference Room where councilmembers…

  • SHSU Online Earns High Affordability Ranking

    Many students want an affordable education but don’t have the time or resources to commute to a physical campus. For those students, Sam Houston State University offers many fully online programs that won’t break the…

  • Terror Suspects Shot In Garland At Cartoonist Contest On Muhammad

    Near the close of a contest for cartoonist depictions of the Muslim prophet Muhammad in Garland Sunday, two suspects who opened fire on a security officer at the event were killed by Garland Police officers.…

  • Texas Baptist Men Bringing Meals To TDCJ Employees

    In celebration of National Correctional Officers And Employees Week, over one hundred members of the Texas Baptist Men’s organization and additional volunteers will be feeding approximately 5,000 TDCJ employees this week at Walker County prison…