Articles Posted in the News Category

  • SHSU’s Gaertner Performing Arts Center Recognized

    SHSU Associate Director of Communications Julia May tells us that the university’s James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center has been named to the 2015 ranking of the 25 most amazing campus arts centers in…

  • Garcia White Execution Halted

    The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has stopped today’s execution of death row inmate Garcia White. White was convicted of the stabbing of twin teenage girls in Houston in 1989. Their mother was also killed.…

  • Hospital Board Of Managers Meet

    Tonight at seven, the Walker County Hospital District Board of Managers will hold their public meeting at Huntsville Memorial Hospital second floor Meeting Room A. They will be open to comments from the public. The…

  • Upcoming Performing Arts And Arts Events

    If you’re looking for something to do in the area of performing arts and art, there are several events scheduled at SHSU. SHSU marketing coordinator Emily Binetti updates us . . . .

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Trade

    In the new congress, our congressman Kevin Brady reports he wants “American companies and Texas companies to succeed in the global market and grow jobs here at home . . . .”

  • Investigation Into the Benghazi Incident Continues

    In Washington Tuesday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi held a hearing to examine the events surrounding the 2012 terrorist attack on the U-S diplomatic compound in Benghazi. The chairman, South Carolina Congresman Trey Gowdy,…

  • Commissioners’ Court Hears Round Prairie Road Issues

    Several area citizens addressed Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning regarding damage to Round Prairie Road by oil and gas industry vehicles. Round Prairie Road resident Jack Park succinctly laid out the issue to commissioners…

  • Legislative Update From Representative Otto’s Office

    Our State Representative John Otto passed along in his legislative update from Austin that the Sunset Advisory Commission, a 12-member legislative commission tasked with identifying and eliminating waste, duplication, and inefficiency in state government, has…

  • County Auditor Allen Comments On First-Quarter Operating Expenses

    At Monday’s regular session of Walker County Commissioners, Walker County Auditor Patricia Allen talked about operating expenses for the 1st quarter of the fiscal year. We pass it along to you . . . .

  • Casa Conference Coming Up

    CASA of Walker, San Jacinto and Trinity Counties is having their second conference February 21st from 9 to 4. This year, mental health & education professionals will present trauma-informed advocacy. SHSU’s Dr. Jeff Sullivan and…