Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Bond Denied to Accused Houston ISIS Follower Al Hardan

    Wednesday, during an arraignment and detention hearing in Houston of accused ISIS follower Omar Faraj Saeed Al Hardan, a federal investigator testified that Al Hardan was planning to set off bombs at two malls in…

  • U-S Sailors Used as Propaganda by Iranians

    After the Iranian government released 10 U-S sailors who had drifted into the country’s territorial waters, they used images of the sailors on their knees with their hands clasped behind their heads in a propaganda.effort.…

  • Unidentified Person Killed in Accident on 75 North Early Wednesday

    According to a story in the Huntsville Item, a person who has not been identified lost their life in a single-car accident early yesterday morning on State Highway 75 North near Bishop Road. The driver…

  • New Water Fountains in Parks

    The City of Huntsville’s Water Division has announced in the This Week in Huntsville Publication that the City has completed installing its first water bottle filling station. The station is located in Eastham Thomason Park…

  • House Bill #3662 Discussed in House

    Congressmen discussed HR #3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act, in the House Wednesday. The bill prohibits the President from removing certain foreign financial institutions, including any financial institutions in Iran, from the list of…

  • Great Year for “Go Texan” Program

    Texas Department of Agriculture administrator Rick Rhodes says 2015 was a great year for their Go Texan Program, a program that “promotes the products, culture and communities that call Texas home–” like great products from…

  • President Obama Delivers his Final State of the Union Address

    President Barak Obama sang a self-congratulatory swan song at his departing State of the Union address in Washington last night. He spoke positively about past foreign and domestic policy, improving the economy, Obamacare, establishing relations…

  • U-S Sailors Released by Iran

    Iran has released the 10 sailors from two small U-S navy boats that they detained after the boats crossed into Iranian territorial waters Tuesday. One of the vessels had experienced mechanical problems and another navy…

  • SHSU in U-S News & World Report Annual Educational Rankings Again

    SHSU’s Associate Director of Communications, Julia May, tells us, “For the fifth consecutive year, Sam Houston State University has earned impressive national recognition in U-S News & World Report’s annual rankings of online education programs…

  • HISD Special-Called Board Meeting Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will have a Special-Called Board meeting at six tonight at the Hawkins Administration Building. “Action” agenda items include consideration of board approval of the 2014-15 Financial Audit Report, and a…