Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Texas Highways Magazine’s Top 40 Destinations

    In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Texas Highways magazine is honoring its Top 40 destinations as chosen by its readers.   San Antonio is the No. 1 Texas Top 40 favorite destination. According to voters, The…

  • NEW TRAFFIC LIGHT IN TOWN FRIDAY

    New Traffic Signal at IH-45 frontage road and SH 75 Watch for new frontage road alignment and signal WALKER COUNTY —Beginning Friday, November 7, 2014, weather permitting; the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will…

  • Former “Walls Unit” Warden To Give Talk On Unit’s History

    The Walls Unit in Huntsville is Texas’s oldest state prison and houses the most active execution chamber in the country. This week, one of its former wardens, Jim Willet, will be speaking about some of…

  • SHSU Fall Fine Arts Events

    Looking ahead to some of the Fine Arts offerings at SHSU this fall– A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will be presented November 12th through 15th at the University Theatre Center.…

  • Early Voting Update

    County Election Officer Diana McRae informs us that early voting is off to a great start with over 1,500 voters showing up at the Annex in the first three days. Her office wants to encourage…

  • Big Turnout For “State Of The City” Presentation

    There was a great turnout for the “State of the City” presentation at the Veterans Conference Center last night. City Manager Matt Benoit touched on several areas which spelled out Huntsville’s financial stability and success…

  • State Representative John Otto Speaks to Walker County Republican Women

    Texas State Representative John Otto spoke to a large group attending a meeting of the Walker County Republican Women’s Club Monday at the Walker Education Center. Of the several issues Representative Otto spoke on, border…

  • Supreme Court Rejects Emergency Request On Photo-ID Voting Law

    Saturday, the U-S Supreme Court ruled that Texas can use its Photo-ID Voter Identification law for this November’s election. A majority of Supreme Court Justices decided to reject an emergency request from civil rights organizations…

  • Lecture On Ebola This Afternoon

    With the death of the first Ebola patient in Texas and growing discussion in the news over the potential for the disease to spread, Sam Houston State University’s health service and promotion department will explore…

  • Voter ID Decision Put On Hold

    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated the Texas Voter ID Law that a lower court judge had shot down recently. It is a temporary victory for proponents of the Photo ID measures implemented…