Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Germanwings Crash Update

    French investigators have been analyzing the black box that housed the audio recording from the Germanwings jetliner that crashed into the French Alps this week. The New York Times now reports that an investigator says…

  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was reported to have left his Afghanistan post and later wound up being held by the Taliban for five years, is now being charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.…

  • Tornado Fatality In Oklahoma

    Wednesday near Tulsa, Oklahoma a tornado or straight-line winds hit a mobile home park in Sand Springs killing one person. Several were injured in the park. Tornadoes were sighted in other parts of Oklahoma, as…

  • 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…