Articles Posted in 2013

  • Sibelius Questioned in Hearing

    Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius endured hours of questioning during a hearing Wednesday about the Obamacare website’s failures and issues with Americans’ insurance being canceled. She apologized for the website’s difficulties and…

  • Flash Flood in Effect and HISD Delay

    A flash flood watch is in effect until one this afternoon for our area. Streets in low-lying areas experienced some flooding because of rain, so drive with care. Due to severe weather, Huntsville ISD is…

  • City Candidates Speak at SHSU

    SHSU’s Student Government Association hosted a candidate forum at the university last night. Four of the candidates running for city offices showed up–Mayor Mac Woodward, at-large Position #1 candidate Andy Brauninger, Ward #4 candidate Joe…

  • House Committee Interviews CMS Administrator Tavenner

    The House Ways & Means Committee held a hearing Tuesday to receive the testimony of the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services–or CMS–Marilyn Tavenner. Committee member and our 8th District Congressman, Kevin…

  • New Law Requires Farmers and Ranchers to Show Proof of Eligibility for Plates

    A new state law requires farmers and ranchers to show their state comptroller-issued Texas Agricultural or Timber Exemption Registration number before obtaining farm license plates and/or temporary excess weight permits at the Vehicle Registration Office.…

  • DA David Week’s Update on Victims’ Services

    Our guest recently on “Around Town” was Walker County District Attorney David Weeks. Victim services has been a developing area in the justice arena over the past several years. We asked him to update us…

  • SPORTS SHORTS

    SPORTS SHORTS WEDNESDAY 10/30/13

    THE HUNTSVILLE LADY HORNETS FELL TO MAGNOLIA IN 5 SETS IN TUESDAY NIGHT’S DISTRICT 18-4A SEASON FINALE. THE LOSS MEANS THE HUNTSVILLE GIRLS WILL GET THE 3RD PLAYOFF SEED OUT OF THE DISTRICT AND WILL…

  • Exact Name Match Not Required for Voting with Photo ID

    Texas Secretary of State John Steen reminds voters that when voting in person they will need to present a photo ID, but it is not necessary for the name on the ID and the name…

  • SPORTS SHORTS

    SPORTS SHORTS TUESDAY 10/29/13

    DESPITE LAST WEEK’S CONVINCING 44-10 ROUT OVER NORTHWESTERN STATE, AND DESPITE HAVING ONLY 2 LOSSES – ONE TO FBS POWER TEXAS A&M, AND ONE TO 4TH-RANKED MCNEESE STATE – THE SHSU BEARKATS DROPPED A SPOT…

  • Commissioners Okay Communication Equipment Purchase

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, Commissioners considered approving a contract for a Motorola Dispatch Communications Equipment Upgrade for console and equipment at the Dispatch Center’s answering point to be paid from budgeted funds. County Purchasing…