Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Dobbin Explosion Victim Dies

    According to Montgomery County fire officials, a woman has died from injuries from that explosion Tuesday at a home in Dobbin, west of Conroe. Fifty-eight-year-old Jennifer Mock died at Memorial Hermann Hospital on Thursday. Sixty-five-year-old…

  • FBI Director Mueller Testifies to Oversight Committee

    The recent actions of Edward Snowden, the former information technology specialist for federal contractor Booz Allen Hamilton who leaked information about the National Security Agency’s surveillance of American’s phone calls, was discussed Thursday in a…

  • More on “Red, White, & You” Fundraiser

    Thanks to the Huntsville-Walker County community, local firefighters, KSAM, 104-9 “The Hits,” and the “Red, White, & You” fundraising effort last week, a 4th of July fireworks presentation will become reality. We talked with Huntsville…

  • Charter Review Committee Finalizes Recommendations

    Huntsville’s Charter Review Committee met Wednesday afternoon at City Hall for a finalization of their Charter recommendations which will be presented at a workshop to the city council on Tuesday, June 18th. At Wednesday’s meeting,…

  • College National Finals Rodeo Update

    As of Wednesday evening in the College National Finals Rodeo in Wyoming, the SHSU men’s team was ranked 3rd with 305 points. Number one at present on the men’s teams is Tarleton State University with…

  • Elroy Chester Executed

    Forty-four-year-old Elroy Chester was executed by lethal injection at the Walls Unit in Huntsville Wednesday night. Chester had confessed to murdering five people during a six month period in the Southeast Texas Port Arthur area,…

  • Sam Houston Museum Summer Events

    Sam Houston Memorial Museum Marketing Coordinator Megan Buro tells us that the museum has a lot of exciting things taking place this summer . . . . SAMHOUS6-12-13 Megan said more demonstrations are lined up…

  • Charter Review Committee Met Tuesday Afternoon

    The Huntsville Charter Review Committee got together Tuesday afternoon to discuss several issues of possible revision to the City Charter. One of the issues discussed was Section 14.09 which deals with conflict of interest. Suggested…

  • Hurricane Ike Funds Still Available

    Houston-Galveston Area Council Disaster Recovery Housing Administrator Zelia Brown informs us that “Hurricane Ike assistance is still available for Walker County.” Via e-mail she told us, “While the storm may have taken place 5 years…

  • Local AFSCME Union President Raises Issues on Pay Raises

    AFSCME local union president for TDCJ correctional officers Lance Lowery says their “pay raises were disproportionate to the amount of revenue that was being brought in by the state.” He added, “Other areas that were…