Articles Tagged “Around Town”

  • Councilmember Olson Comments On Incentives

    The use of incentives is sometimes the way the City brings in economic development to our area. Position #4 Councilmember Keith Olson, our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend, tells us Containment Solutions “are…

  • Dr. Hoyt Comments On Opportunities for Older Adult Learners

    Sam Houston State University not only offers a chance to get a degree for young students. They’re open to helping adults, who are older than the typical student, earn a degree in their field. We…

  • Councilmember Johnson Comments On Infrastructure Improvements

    We talked with Councilmember Don Johnson about various aspects of City activity on our “Around Town” program over the weekend. He filled us in on some future infrastructure improvements to our area . . .…

  • Councilmember Johnson Talks About Sales Tax Benefit To Economy

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Position #3 City Councilmember Don Johnson. One of the several areas Councilmember Johnson focuses on is economic development of the City. An emphasis on bringing retail and…

  • Firefighter Jimmy Williams Comments On Smoke Detectors

    We’ve been talking recently about the issues of home fires during the holidays. Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was New Waverly Firefighter and Public Information Officer Jimmy Williams. Smoke detectors in the…

  • Judge Pierce On Chemex Plant

    During our last “Around Town” presentation, County Judge Danny Pierce updated us on the new Chemex plant in New Waverly . . . . Judge Pierce says, “They should be in production by April 15th.”

  • Subdivisions On The Horizon

    New subdivisions are on the horizon for Walker County. Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Walker County Judge Danny Pierce. He filled us in on Texas Grand Ranch Estates . . . .…

  • SHSU’s Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller On Recruiting

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was SHSU Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller along with some of his rodeo athletes. Bubba does a lot of recruiting for the program which has resulted in championships over…

  • Final Day Of Veterans Week At SHSU

    It’s the final day of Veterans Week on the SHSU campus. Today the Veterans Resource Center will host a cookout at the VRC Office at Academic Building III Room 116 from 11 a.m. to 1…

  • SHSU’s Lt. Col. Robert McCormick Comments On Leadership

    It’s Veteran’s Week at SHSU and in Walker County with special Veterans events in the city this week. Today, at the university, there’s a Veterans Job and Resource Fair from 10 to 2 at SHSU’s…