Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Bearkats Are Headed Back To Frisco (DJ Shafer)

    Bearkats Are Headed Back to Frisco

    For the second year in a row, Sam Houston State and North Dakota State will meet in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game in Frisco, Texas, thanks to a 45-42 Bearkat victory over No. 2 seed Eastern Washington at Roos Field Saturday…

  • TDCJ’s Jason Clark Comments on Inmate Transfers & Officer Shortages

    TDCJ has started transferring inmates from a couple of units, Lamesa and Colorado City in the Panhandle, to other prisons in the state because of a shortage of correctional officers–especially in the remoter parts of…

  • 301 Million Trees Killed by Drought in Texas

    A Texas A&M Forest Service survey of hundreds of forested plots scattered across the state shows 301 million trees were killed as a result of the devastating 2011 drought. The number was determined by a…

  • Robert Wayne Harris Executed

    Forty-year-old Robert Wayne Harris–who confessed to murdering five people in an Irving, Texas car wash in March of 2000–was executed by lethal injection Thursday night at the Walls Unit in Huntsville. A few hours before…

  • 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…

  • SHSU Football - Tim Flanders (Courtesy DJ Shafer)

    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…