Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Barbecue Fundraiser Today

    A barbecue fundraiser will be held today for the family of the late Craig Killingsworth in the parking lot at Dr. Dan Kelley’s Animal Hospital. The lot is located at 95 State Highway 75 North…

  • Forest Service Waives Day-use Fees for National Get Outdoors Day

    The National Forests and Grasslands in Texas are waiving fees at day-use recreation sites June 10 for National Get Outdoors Day. Camping fees remain in effect, but day-use fees will be waived on Saturday, June…

  • Comptroller Sales Tax Update

    Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $640 million in local sales tax allocations for June, 3.6 percent more than in June 2016. These allocations…

  • Bearkat Sendoff at 10:15 AM

    101.7 KSAM and 104.9 The Hits, along with SHSU Student Activities and the Walker County Alumni Association, invite everyone to a huge sendoff this morning at 10:15 for the SHSU Baseball team. The bus will…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday in a case of criminal mischief an unknown person damaged property in the 1700 block of Oak Bend. A theft was investigated in the 2000 block…

  • Senator Charles Schwertner’s Senate Bill 8 Signed by Governor

    Tuesday afternoon, Governor Greg Abbott officially signed Senate Bill 8, also known as the Pre-Born Protection and Dignity Act, into state law.  The sweeping legislation, authored by Senator Charles Schwertner and sponsored by Representative Cindy…

  • Raven Nest on Top 25 Economy Course List

    The Dallas Morning News has ranked Sam Houston State University’s Raven Nest Golf Club as a top 25 economy course in Texas. The course places 16th on the list with a green fee and cart…

  • I-45 Detour Ahead

    Here’s a heads up for Friday.  Weather permitting, on Friday evening, June 9th, beginning at 8 PM the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will close IH-45 and detour all interstate traffic to the frontage roads.…

  • Roadcheck 2017 Underway

    Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers, inspectors and investigators are conducting intensified commercial vehicle inspections through June 8th as part of Roadcheck 2017, an annual three-day enforcement effort across North America to increase motor…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday two thefts were reported—one in the 300 block of Bearkat Boulevard and the other in the 100 block of I-45. A vehicle burglary was investigated…