Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Willie Nelson Plans Fundraiser Following Explosion in Texas

    Willie Nelson Plans Fundraiser Following Explosion in Texas

    Willie Nelson has a personal connection to the community of West, Texas, where a Wednesday night (April 17) explosion at a fertilizer plant killed several people and injured dozens more. The community is approximately six…

  • Major Explosion Reported at Fertilizer Plant in West, Texas

    Wednesday, an explosion in a fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas may have killed at least 15 people.  Several firefighters were reported missing.  One-hundred-seventy-nine people were hospitalized.  The factory is in ruins, and…

  • Country Music Star Finals Saturday Night

    If you’re looking for entertainment this weekend, the Walker County Fair has it. Country Music Star Contest spokesperson Steve Fox tells us all about it . . . . COUNTMUS4-11-13 Fox says the winner picks…

  • Country Hall of Fame Elects Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare, Jack Clement

    Country Hall of Fame Elects Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare, Jack Clement

    Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and Cowboy Jack Clement have been selected for induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. The announcement was made Wednesday morning (April 10) during a press conference at the Country…

  • Carl Spencer Receives Governor’s Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award

    Carl Spencer of Huntsville was presented the Governor’s 2013 Criminal Justice Employee Volunteer Service Award in recognition of his dedication to helping offenders incarcerated within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The award was presented…

  • Court of Appeals at SHSU

    The SHSU Political Science Junior Fellows have arranged for the Texas 10th Court of Appeals to be at the University today. They will be trying various cases involving felonies–one includes capital murder charges. Political Science…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Among the items on the council’s “Statutory Agenda” will be discussion and possible action to consider an addendum to the…

  • Texas Retired Teachers Association Day at Capitol Wednesday

    Wednesday, the Texas House and Senate passed a resolution making March 18th through the 22nd Texas Retired Teachers Association week in Texas. Over 900 retired teachers from the state were in attendance for TRTA Day…

  • George Strait Digs Deep for Houston Concert

    George Strait Digs Deep for Houston Concert

    HOUSTON — Everything’s bigger in Texas, as they say, but can you live any larger than hearing George Strait sing at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo? Around 80,000 fans filled the massive Reliant Stadium…

  • Mock Tornado Drill Held

    Wednesday morning, in conjunction with Severe Weather Awareness Week in Texas, a mock tornado drill was performed in Walker County in cooperation with area schools. The Community Emergency Response Team along with the Walker County…