Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Gene Myrick Passes Away

    Gene Myrick, age 85, passed away September 2nd at his home. Mr. Myrick was active in many organizations in Huntsville, including Friends of the Library and the Old Town Theatre, and contributed greatly to the…

  • Houston Ship Channel Closed this Morning

    Following a tanker fire early this morning, the Coast Guard reports that the Houston Ship Channel was closed. A tanker known as the Aframax River may have struck an underwater sewer line. The accident breached…

  • Huntsville Bond Election Facility Tours

    Huntsville City Secretary Lee Woodward tells us, “The City of Huntsville is happy to provide facility tours for all of the locations for the upcoming bond election . . . .”

  • Voter Registration Open Through October 11th

    Don’t forget. The last day to register to vote for the November 8th election is October 11th. Make sure you get your registration in on time to cast your vote in the November election. Visit…

  • Leppley’s Comment on Trip to Buenos Aires Cattle Market

    This past weekend on “Around Town” we aired a very interesting interview with Texas Agri-Life Extension Agent Reg Leppley and a 4H Livestock Ambassador, Shelby Leppley. They had recently returned from an agricultural tour of…

  • “Not on My Campus” to Spread Sexual Assault Awareness

    Sam Houston State University’s Office of Equity and Inclusion–Title IX will launch its “Not On My Campus” campaign today with a table set up in the Lowman Student Center Mall Area from 11 a.m. to…

  • Hurricane Hermine Hits Florida

    Hurricane Hermine arrived at Florida’s Gulf Coast around 1:30 in the morning as a Category 1 hurricane.  In four hours, it was downgraded to a tropical storm classification. Hermine brought with it sustained winds of…

  • Meeting Held on I-14 Thursday

    Thursday afternoon County commissioners, City councilmembers, representatives from TxDOT and the Gulf Coast Strategic Highway Coalition met for a discussion on the proposed Interstate 14 project. The interstate, in early planning stages, will link several…

  • Labor Day Weekend Safe Driving

    Drinking and driving during this Labor Day weekend is not a good idea. We recently talked with HPD Lt. Jim Barnes . . . .

  • Texas 4H Livestock Ambassadors Recent Trip to South America

    Local Texas 4H Ambassadors recently went on an agriculturally-oriented trip to Uruguay and Argentina. One of the accompanying chaperones was Texas Agri-Life Extension Agent Reg Leppley. He picked up a lot of good, usable agricultural…