Articles Posted May 2014

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Recent ICE Release of Criminals

    Congressman Kevin Brady says he was “appalled” when he found out that Immigration & Customs Enforcement released over 36,000 criminals while they were awaiting deportation hearings last year.  He says, “Twice as many never got…

  • Early Voting Underway

    Early Voting will be held at the Walker County Annex located at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue, Room 101, beginning today thru Friday, May 23rd , 8am to 5pm. Voter entrance and parking is available on…

  • Bearkats Claim Southland Title

    It came down to the final day of the regular season, but the Sam Houston State baseball team wrapped up a third consecutive outright Southland championship with a 9 to 1 win over A&M-Corpus Christi…

  • Dr. Johnson Comments on Academic Endeavors at HISD

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson. In a constant effort toward improvement, academics in the district is always in the process of fine-turning . . . . JOHNSACAD5-16-14…

  • United Way Grant Training

    United Way of the Piney Woods coordinator Sheila Cannon informs us that her organization is offering another grant opportunity for Walker County agencies . . . . UNITEDWAY5-16-14

  • Business Bank Seminar Ahead

    First National Bank of Huntsville has partnered with the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce to present a free banking seminar covering various financial topics. The seminar will be held on June the 10th at 7:45…

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    SPORTS SHORTS – MONDAY 05/19/14

    IT’S ON TO THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT THIS WEEK FOR THE SHSU BEARKAT BASEBALL TEAM. OVER THE WEEKEND, THE KATS COMPLETED THEIR 3-GAME SWEEP OVER TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI TO CAPTURE THEIR 3RD STRAIGHT REGULAR-SEASON SOUTHLAND…

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    SPORTS SHORTS – FRIDAY 05/16/14

    THE SHSU BEARKAT BASEBALL TEAM HAS TAKEN A BIG STEP TOWARD A POSSIBLE 3RD CONSECUTIVE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP. THE KATS BLASTED TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI 9-2 AT DON SANDERS STADIUM ON THURSDAY. WITH THE VICTORY,…

  • Two Outstanding Citizens Die

    Huntsville has lost two outstanding citizens. Thursday morning, retired Lt. Col. M.B. Etheredge died at the age of 98. He was a highly decorated World War II hero, a former member of the Texas House…

  • Early Voting and Primary Runoffs Ahead

    County Election Officer Diana McRae informs us that early voting for the Republican Primary Runoff and the Democratic Primary Runoff will begin Monday, May 19th. Early voting will last for only one week, instead of…