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Former TDCJ chaplain director passes at 78
Emmett Webster Solomon Jr. will be remembered as a man who made a difference and his caring persona left a lasting impression on those he encountered during his 78 years of life.
Voices from the past
What was it really like during the civil rights movement in Huntsville? Who were the players? Was there a hidden hand? Was President Lyndon Johnson involved? What were Martin Luther King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference doing?
Cemetery to receive historical marking
The Captain Joe Byrd Cemetery will receive a Historic Texas Cemetery Marker during a dedication by the Walker County Historical Commission on May 5, at 10 a.m.
Barrera recipient of LAGRANT scholarship
A Sam Houston State University student will receive $2,500 in scholarship funding from The LAGRANT Foundation — a California-based non-profit that seeks to increase the number of ethnic minorities in advertising, marketing and public relation fields.
Digitalk: Cameras on cops will protect both sides
For years police departments have used dashboard cameras to record every move officers make in the line of duty. Even with those devices, what goes on can still be unclear — a problem for the peace officer and the person being questioned.
Practicing crisis management in the field
Six Security Studies students took their crisis management class to the field so they can assist the community in times of natural or manmade disasters or major events.
Fargo’ a very pleasant TV surprise
When I first heard about “Fargo,” a TV series loosely based on the Academy Award-winning Coen Brothers film of the same name, I almost wrote it off as a bad idea. It didn’t make much sense.
Walking, dining with purpose
Folks are gearing up for this year’s Walker County Relay For Life on May 2 and festivities get underway this weekend when a special group of people will be honored.
American dream to become reality
What happens to a dream when it’s shelved? Will it cause the dreamer to loose faith in themselves?
Huntsville resident Laura Delfin grew tired of wondering these very questions. She had deferred her dream of becoming a United States citizen for the last 10 years.
Texas Bankers Hall of Fame names four honorees
The selection committee of the Texas Bankers Hall of Fame announced the selection of Tieman H. Dippel Jr., Tom C. Frost, Joseph M. Grant and Rogers Pope Sr. as this year’s honorees to be inducted Thursday in the Lowman Ballroom of Sam Houston State University.
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