Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • Texas Comptroller Announces Record $270 Million in Unclaimed Property Returns

    The Texas Comptroller’s office returned a record $270 million in unclaimed property to rightful owners during the past fiscal year. This breaks the previous record of $248 million returned in fiscal 2015. The Comptroller’s office…

  • Program on Texas Women Ranchers in the 18th and 19th Centuries Tomorrow

    Sam Houston State University Professor Emeritus of History Caroline Crimm will unfold the history behind Texas women ranchers in the 1700 and 1800s in a free, public presentation as part of the Sam Houston Memorial…

  • Texas 4H Livestock Ambassadors Recent Trip to South America

    Local Texas 4H Ambassadors recently went on an agriculturally-oriented trip to Uruguay and Argentina. One of the accompanying chaperones was Texas Agri-Life Extension Agent Reg Leppley. He picked up a lot of good, usable agricultural…

  • Deadly Balloon Crash in Lockhart over Weekend

    Saturday morning, 16 people were killed in a hot-air balloon crash near Lockhart, Texas. First reports say the balloon caught fire in midair as it hit a high-voltage power line and then crashed to the…

  • New Student Orientation at SHSU

    Thursday and Friday the New Student Orientation Program will host its eighth organized, purposeful, and positive introduction session of the summer for all new SHSU students and their families. These sessions help them become familiar with…

  • Paul Ryan Speaks at Texas Delegation Breakfast at Republican Convention

    House Speaker Paul Ryan was the speaker at a breakfast hosted by the Texas delegation at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Tuesday. He passed along a special compliment to Texans . . .…

  • Samuel Walker Houston 110th All-School Reunion

    Former students and teachers of the Samuel Walker Houston High School will gather July 21-24 for the 110th All-School Reunion. The school was founded by Samuel Houston who came back home to Huntsville shortly after…

  • SHSU & Texas A&M Will Share $500,000 for Monarch Butterfly Study

    Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has announced Texas A&M University and Sam Houston State University will share about $500,000 in funding for a research project to study the monarch butterfly. The research will document the monarch…

  • FEMA Update

    FEMA reminds everyone that renters displaced by the May storms and flooding may be eligible for federal disaster assistance, including grants from FEMA and low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. FEMA offers…

  • Angel Gowns by Diane

    A special Texas organization is looking for your help. We talked with spokesperson Diane Dionne . . . .   Diane says they have a special fundraiser coming up next month . . . .