Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Barcelona Terrorist Incident

    Authorities in Spain have a manhunt underway to find the driver who crashed into pedestrians Thursday in Barcelona, which resulted in the deaths of 14 people and the injury of over 100 others. Several people…

  • Governor Signs Education Bill

    Governor Greg Abbott has signed House Bill 21 (HB 21) to create a school finance commission as well as provide immediate funding for public education, historic funding for charter school facilities and new programs for…

  • High School Board of Trustees Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will hold a regular board meeting tonight at six at the Hawkins Administration Building followed by a special board workshop. Board recognition for staff is on tonight’s agenda. Tonight’s “Consent…

  • SHSU Counseling Professor Receives Award

    Distinguished professor of counseling and Texas State University System regents’ professor, Richard Watts, recently received the Lifetime Service Award for his service to the Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling. The association,…

  • Governor Abbott Signs Bill Which Limits Insurance Coverage for Abortion Procedures

    This week Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 214 which limits insurance coverage for abortion procedures.  Under this new law Texans will not be forced to pay for elective abortions through their insurance plans. This…

  • Agri-Life Extension Management of Whitetail Deer Program Ahead

    The Walker County AgriLife Extension office has an educational program on the management of whitetail deer harvest coming up. It will be Thursday, September 14th, at 6:30 PM at 102 Tam Road in Huntsville. The…

  • Kids on Way Back to School

    A reminder: watch out for kids at bus stops and walking to their first day of school today.

  • HISD Takes No Action on Personnel Matter Surrounding Supt. Dr. Howell Wright

    After an hour and a half executive session, the Huntsville School Trustees returned to regular session and took no action on a personnel matter surrounding Superintendent, Dr. Howell Wright. The Tuesday night special-called meeting was…

  • Solar Eclipse Viewing at SHSU Observatory Coming Up

    Be a part of history and join Sam Houston State University’s Society of Physics Students as they host a viewing for the upcoming Great American Total Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21 from noon to 1:30…

  • North Korea Backs Down on Shooting Missiles at Guam

    It’s been reported by state media that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has put off making a decision on shooting missiles in the direction of Guam while he waits to see what the United…