Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Students to Showcase Bearkat Scrappy Quilts

    Family and consumer science students currently enrolled in the “Introduction to Soft Textiles” course will debut their “Bearkat Scrappy Quilts” today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Margaret Lea Houston Building Courtyard. The…

  • Trump Wins Nevada

    Tuesday, Donald Trump triumphed in the Nevada Caucus vote . . . .   Trump came out on top with 45 percent of the vote, followed by Rubio with 24 percent and Cruz with 21.…

  • Schools Burglarized in New Waverly

    KBTX Channel 3 reports school vandalism caught on camera is being investigated in Walker County. The Walker County Sheriff’s office reported that four New Waverly campuses were burglarized on two different days. Some local businesses…

  • SM Energy Reimburses County

    At Monday morning’s meeting, Walker County commissioners considered accepting reimbursement from SM Energy for $57,412 for damage to roads due to oil traffic. Precinct #3 Commissioner Glen Reader commented . . . .   Commissioners…

  • SHSU Professor’s Study Reveals Texas Voting Ballot Order Not Randomized

    In this year’s hotly contested presidential primaries, only a small percentage of votes has determined which candidate has won and received that state’s delegates for the parties’ nominations. But preliminary findings from a study by…

  • SHSU LEAP Center Student Volunteers Locally

    We checked recently with SHSU Political Science Professor Mike Yawn on how the Center for Law, Engagement and Politics at the university is going. One of the student ambassadors of the organization, Megan Chapa, updated…

  • President Obama Moving Forward to Close Guantanamo Facility

    Tuesday, President Obama announced he is following through with his promise in regard to the future of the U-S facility at Guantanamo Bay . . . .   The plan includes the transfer of 30…

  • Early Primary Voting Update

    Walker County Elections Manager Julie Cooper informs us that the total number of voters checked-in during early voting Monday, February 22nd, was 390–of those voters, 62 voted in the Democratic Primary and 328 in the…

  • Rose Hill Court Road Issue Discussed in Commissioners’ Court

    Local real estate developer Ben Bius was in Commissioners Court Monday morning because of an issue he has dealt with for a number of years regarding the Rose Hill Court road in the Timberwilde subdivision…

  • YMCA Registration for More Youth Activities Begins

    Registration for more youth activities is underway at the local YMCA. Spokesperson Jenna Johnson tells us more . . . .