Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Tree Lighting Ceremony Tomorrow

    Sam Houston State University will light up Bearkat Plaza, kicking off the holiday season with the 93rd Annual Tree of Light Ceremony tomorrow. Students, faculty and staff can celebrate the spirit of the season with…

  • Council to Recognize Teachers & Students

    The City Council will recognize two local teachers and their classes on Tuesday, December 3rd, with a proclamation in honor of their participation in an educational series on all levels of U-S government. Susan Fritz…

  • Judge Pierce with County Roads Update

    The work on Walker County roadways never stops. We talked with County Judge Danny Pierce about this important aspect of County responsibility this past weekend on “Around Town . . . ..” COUNTRDS11-27-13

  • Alpha Omega Special Performance Planned for Thursday

    Alpha Omega Academy’s performing arts takes center stage on Thursday, December 5th, at Huntsville’s Old Town Theater with drama, music, dancing and a special performance of district champion one-act play, Blind Date. The students will…

  • “Black Friday” Ahead

    Black Friday looms ahead, and across Texas and the nation consumers will either camp out or arrive in the wee hours of the morning at stores to take advantage of Christmas gifts at greatly discounted…

  • TxDOT Thanksgiving Driving Advice

    TxDOT executive Director Phil Wilson says, “Historically, the busiest travel days are the day before and the Sunday following Thanksgiving.” Motorists who must drive during bad weather are reminded to drive to conditions — that…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Talks Turkey

    Turkey Day is almost here, and Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples tells us that there are three sub-species of turkeys in Texas. There’s the Eastern turkey found in the Post Oak, Savanna, and Piney Wood…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Friday a residential burglary was investigated in the 2200 block of Bobby K Marks Drive. Two vehicle burglaries were reported–one in the 2600 block of El Toro…

  • DPS Urges Travelers to Drive Responsibly

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging Thanksgiving travelers to practice safe driving habits during the long holiday weekend to help keep Texas roadways safer for everyone. DPS troopers will be patrolling Texas roadways…

  • Team Bike Sports Awards Check to CERT

    Team Bike Sports out of Houston recently showed their appreciation to Walker County’s Community Emergency Response Team or CERTS. Local County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis updates us . . . . BUTCHBIKE11-25-13