Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Robert Wayne Harris to be Executed Today

    Forty-year-old Robert Wayne Harris is scheduled for execution in Huntsville tonight for the murder of five people at a car wash in Irving, Texas in March of 2000. He had worked at the car wash…

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    FOOTBALL: Sam Houston State Grabs No. 1 in Preseason Poll

    Sam Houston State’s motto this season is “Finish.”

    That’s what North Dakota State did last year when it defeated Sam Houston State in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game.

    Both programs could return to Frisco, Texas, for this season’s FCS title game. If so, voters in The Sports Network FCS Top 25 believe Sam Houston State will finish the job….

  • Senator Cornyn on Eric Holder’s Texas Voter ID Comments

    Closing arguments were set to begin in federal court in Washington this morning at a trial which will decide the legality of the Texas voter ID law. A three-judge panel will determine whether the law…

  • SHSU’s LEMIT Completes Texas Police Chief Survey

    SHSU Criminal Justice Public Relations Officer Beth Kuhles informs us that this past spring semester the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas, LEMIT, at SHSU, completed a survey of Texas police chiefs. She passes along…

  • EMC Butch Davis Request P.O.’s for Food in Future Emergency Cases

    As you probably know, Walker County is a shelter hub in case of emergency in this area of Texas. We have the Walker County Storm Shelter, as well as other facilities on standby, for local…

  • Search Firm for City Manager Approved

    At Tuesday night’s special session of the Huntsville City Council, the Council approved a search firm to help them select a new city manager. Councilmember Keith Olson said the ad hoc committee looking into search…

  • TxDOT Launches New Online Map Application

    The Texas Department of Transportation has launched a new online map application, Drive Texas™, that provides travelers with real-time traffic conditions, traffic and weather feeds, as well as links to other useful travel information. Drive…

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    BASEBALL: Seniors Earn Top League Academic Awards

    Sam Houston State senior Jake Arrington has been named the Southland Conference Baseball Student-Athlete of the Year, the league office announced Wednesday in conjunction with the release of the 2012 Academic All-Southland Baseball Team…

  • Library Card Required Beginning July 2nd

    Beginning Monday, July 2nd, the Huntsville Public Library will require all customers to bring their library cards to check out items or use the computers. Customers who have misplaced their library cards may obtain a…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples to Speak in Huntsville

    On Tuesday, June 19th, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples will speak at the Region 6 Education Service Center Summer Administrators’ retreat in Huntsville. Commissioner Staples will discuss the future of education in Texas, school safety, and…