Articles Posted August 2013

  • Council Race Update

    Two more candidates will be running for City Council in Huntsville. Joe Rodriguez, a retired FBI agent from Elkins Lake, will be running unopposed for Ward #4 since incumbent Clyde Loll did not file for…

  • Commissioners Move Forward on Tax Abatement Reinvestment Zone

    Monday morning Walker County Commissioners took step one toward creation of a Tax Abatement Reinvestment Zone Number One. Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel said the Chemex Company has acquired 12.81 acres just outside the city…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on the Economy

    8th District Congressman Kevin Brady comments on the economy . . . . BRADECO8-23-13

  • SHSU Showcasing Short Films Friday

    The mass communication department at SHSU will present “Sam Houston Short Films” showcasing four films that will highlight a meet-and-greet event in Huntsville this weekend. We talked with SHSU mass communication major Chase Parker .…

  • SPORTS SHORTS

    SPORTS SHORTS MONDAY 08/26/13

    THE 2013 INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCCER SEASON GOT OFF TO A ROUSING START SUNDAY EVENING FOR THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN’S TEAM. THE SAM WOMEN RAN PAST TEXAS SOUTHERN 5-0 IN THE SEASON OPENER AT PRITCHETT FIELD. NEXT…

  • Classes Begin–Drive with Care

    Today classes will begin for the Huntsville Independent School District. Classes begin Wednesday at SHSU. HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes fills us in on what to be aware of . . . . CLASSESBEG8-23-13  

  • “Welcome Week” Continues at SHSU

    “Welcome Week” continues at Sam Houston State University this week. Student Activities Assistant Director Brandon Cooper updates us on the next couple of days . . . . MONTUEWEL8-23-13 “Welcome Week” concludes this Saturday with…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse for a regular session at nine this morning. They’ll hear an update on the construction of the new County Jail and receive departmental reports. Juvenile Services Director…

  • CERT Training Scheduled for October

    Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis was our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend, and he tells us he’s real proud of the local Community Emergency Response Team organization. He said they have…

  • Duck Commander Luncheon Coming

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce has another special luncheon coming up. Events & Communications Manager Laura Green has the info . . . . DUCKCOMM8-23-13 The cost is $15. Reservations are required by August…