Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Update on SHSU Campus Construction

    As you drive by the SHSU campus, you can’t help but notice those huge cranes towering over everything. Indeed, construction continues on the university’s campus. SHSU president, Dr. Dana Hoyt, recently filled us in .…

  • Commissioners Consider Approving a Renewal and New HGAC Grant Funds Through the Victims of Crime Act

    At Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, commissioners considered approving renewal of a current grant for a victim assistant coordinator and an application for new HGAC grant funds through the Victims of Crime act. First Assistant District…

  • Texas Launches Student Loan Repayment Program for Mental Health Professionals

    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has formally launched the Loan Repayment Program for Mental Health Professionals to help expand the state’s mental health workforce and improve access to mental health services in Texas.…

  • Empty Bowls Luncheon

    Local craft artisan Tamara Chasteen informed us she is inviting the public to the Ninth Annual Empty Bowls luncheon today at the Eclectic Cafe Studio and Gallery at 1211 19th Street from 11 to 2.

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners get together for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. Walker County Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell will discuss approval of the relocation of office space assigned to…

  • SHSU Candidate Forum This Week

    Mark your calendar. There’s another candidate forum coming up this week. SHSU Student Government Association spokesperson Marshall Herklotz updates us . . . .

  • Walker County Democrat Club Meets

    The Walker County Democrat Club General Meeting will be this afternoon at the headquarters , 1111 University Ave at 5:30 pm.  Candidate Richard Harrison, for County Commissioner Pct.3 ., will be the guest speaker .…

  • Empty Bowls Luncheon

    Local craft artisan Tamara Chasteen tells us she is inviting the public to the Ninth Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon Tuesday . . . .

  • SHSU Criminal Justice Professor Honored

    Michael S. Vaughn, SHSU professor of criminal justice and criminology, recently was named a fellow by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, a prestigious honor bestowed upon only three other faculty members in the Sam…

  • HISD Superintendent Wright Announces Administrative Changes

    In a press release HISD has informed us that, in keeping with recent redesign, HISD Superintendent Dr. Howell Wright announces additional administrative changes that will take effect immediately. Huntsville Elementary School Principal Koren Nicks will…