The Learning Academies at Sam Houston State University completed a first-ever training program for SHSU staff and faculty who volunteered to change another employee’s life by becoming a “Master Mentor.”
The city of Huntsville will be holding a 4th of July Celebration on Thursday, July 4, in the celebration of Independence Day with family entertainment and a large-scale firework show at Kate Barr Ross Park.
A Huntsville High School graduate and Petty Officer 3rd class in the United States Navy returned home Friday night to surprise her parents at the American Legion Sam Houston Post 95.
Combining love for animals with a desire to serve the community, students from the Walker County Junior Master Gardener Summer Boat Camp found a creative way to help animals awaiting adoption.
Strip away the enormity of rebuilding Interstate 45 and the promise of speedier trips from Huntsville to the coast, and two questions about the once-in-a-generation project still remain:
“Jesus said, ‘My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jewish leaders. But now my kingdom is from another place.’” John 18:36
“Toy Story 4” was not supposed to happen. At least, that’s what I remember most about the responses to the news that Pixar would be returning to the world of its very first feature film once again. I remember feeling like it was excessive. I remember friends calling it a cash grab. Mostly, I remember everyone thinking there couldn’t possibly be a good reason to return to the story after the wonderful, seemingly definitive conclusion of the saga in “Toy Story 3,” a near-perfect film that still ranks among the best Pixar offerings.
Sam Houston State University Provost Richard Eglsaer is well known for his friendly demeanor and service to others around the university and now that recognition has gone to a national level. Recently, Eglsaer was honored with the William M. Plater Award by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. The Plater Award is the first national award established specifically to honor and recognize chief academic officers for their leadership in higher education.
Hundreds of people Thursday celebrated and cheered anyone and everyone who has played a role to bring to fruition the start of construction to restore, renovate and in three years reopen the Baker Hotel.
Sam Houston State University has announced Justin Ball as director of the Office of International Programs, effective July 1. Ball joined the office in 2013 and has served in the interim director position since January 2018. He came to Sam Houston State from Navarro College where he was the international student coordinator and academic advisor.
Many household items contain hazardous substances that pose health and environmental risks. These substances can leach into the groundwater if poured down the drain, thrown in the trash or dumped directly onto the ground.
The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.37 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is four cents less than on this day last week and is 32 cents less per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in Texas, drivers in Midland are paying the most on average at $2.60 while drivers in McAllen are paying the least at $2.17 per gallon. Drivers in Walker County are paying an average of $2.37 per gallon of gas.
Twenty-three students from Jacksonville ISD will represent the district as members of the Student Ambassador Team during the 2019-20 school year.
State leaders have recently cheered record-low unemployment rates in Texas. But the economic success has made it that much harder for the state to run a crucial agency — it can’t keep its prisons staffed.
Members of the Walker County Amateur Radio Group will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day Exercise, June 22 on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum.
New education reform bills and their implementation remain a key focus for superintendents across the state of Texas. That includes Huntsville ISD leader Dr. Scott Sheppard.
Fresh out of his first Texas legislative session as a state senator, Patrick Fallon on Tuesday made Mineral Wells his latest stop on a tour of all 14 of his District 30 counties.
They are called Crazy Tacos, which could refer to the story behind the name, the crazy idea that began the business or the fact the tacos are crazy delicious and crazy popular.
Crowds of people rolling into Sam Houston National Forest is a sure sign that summer is almost here. However, fees for day-use at local recreation areas could soon increase by as much as 33 percent.
It's all about the birds and the bees – hummingbirds, bumblebees, honeybees – as well as moths, wasps, small flies and beetles, creatures who play an important role in ensuring food is available for human consumption.
The Knight family will have a day in August – bittersweet as it will be – not afforded every family of a Vietnam War casualty declared missing in action.
After receiving a thumbs up from the Huntsville Planning Commission two weeks ago, the developers of a proposed 5.26 acre mobile home complex are seeking final approval by the City Council.
A state representative says action is still needed after Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed his bill that would have allowed local authorities to bring charges against people who carry a gun in a secure area of a Texas airport.
TYLER – The Board of Directors of the Meals on Wheels Ministry has named John Moore as the organization’s new Executive Director. He started his new position on.
The road to a college degree is unique to every student. There are challenges along the way that everyone will face, from academics to financial aid and more. However, the most dedicated Bearkats are able to improvise, adapt and overcome to make any situation seem simple. Transfer student Ray Yates epitomizes those qualities in and out of the classroom.
Hundreds of local students were among those named to the President's Honor Roll and Dean’s List for the 2019 spring semester at Sam Houston State University.
Calling it a monumental moment in public education history, Gov. Greg Abbott signed $11.6 billion in measures this past week aimed at providing pay raises for teachers, while also lowering property taxes.
This Week's Circulars
- Weatherford man removed from AA flight, arrested
- TxDOT says work will begin on the FM 51 project at end of the month
- 18-year-old dies following single-vehicle wreck
- All-Parker County 2019 Softball Team announced
- Weatherford woman, unborn baby die after FM 51 wreck
- Woman killed in FM 51 wreck; WC roundabout work continues; Local man removed from AA flight, arrested
- Baker Hotel and Spa to begin historic three-year renovation 'immediately'
- All-Parker County 2019 Baseball Team announced
- Classmates, family mourn death of Springtown 18-year-old at vigil
- WISD hears proposed changes to student code