Articles Tagged “August”

  • Intoxicated Driver Sentenced to 18 Years

    The Huntsville Item reports that Tuesday in Judge Hal Ridley’s 278th Judicial District Court 38-year-old John Ashley pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter and received a sentence of 18 years in prison. In the early morning…

  • TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston Retiring

    Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Brad Livingston, announced Friday afternoon to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice his decision to retire after leading the agency for nearly 12 years. Livingston is…

  • SHSU to Establish Public Open Enrollment School District in Houston

    The Texas State University System Board of Regents has authorized Sam Houston State University to establish a public, open-enrollment school district in the greater Houston area, developed through a university-based charter with SHSU, beginning in…

  • Trump Explains to Fox’s Bill O’Reilly Why He Will Not Appear at Tonight’s Debate

    Wednesday night during an interview with Bill O’Reilly, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump did not relent on his choice of not attending the Fox News/Google Republican presidential debate tonight. Trump expressed to O’Reilly that he…

  • Campus Carry Policy Meeting Held Tuesday

    Tuesday afternoon, a meeting to gather input on SHSU’s Concealed Gun Campus Carry policy was held. Criminal Justice Department Dean Phillip Lyons and Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs Jaimie Hebert conducted the meeting. Dean…

  • Second Suspect in Trinity Shooting Turns Himself In

    Over the weekend, the Huntsville Item reports that 23-year-old Huntsville man Bobby Ray Adams, Jr. turned himself in to law enforcement authorities in connection to a New Year’s Day shooting in Trinity. A 19-year-old and…

  • Mastermind Identified In Paris Terror Attacks

    The suspected mastermind of the terror attacks in Paris Friday has been identified as Belgian national Abdelhamid Abaaoud.  He is also thought to have been responsible for an attempted terror attack on a train stopped…

  • Update On State Sales Tax Revenue

    Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $731.7 million in local sales tax allocations for November, 1.2 percent more than in November 2014. These allocations…

  • FM1375 New Waverly Exit Update

    We were informed Tuesday that beginning this past Monday the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor was scheduled to reopen the FM 1375 bridge over I-45. In addition, the contractor was to begin the process…

  • Two New Mayoral Candidates Sign Up

    At 5 p.m. on Monday, August 24th, the filing period closed for the November 3, 2015 City of Huntsville General Election. Two more Huntsville citizens have joined city councilmembers Keith Olson and Andy Brauninger in…