Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Criminal Justice Students Career Week

    SHSU Career Counselor Michelle Meers tells us that, “The College of Criminal Justice will introduce students to important skills that will help them during their job searches over a couple of workshops during Career Week,…

  • John Waldo Comments On Downtown Fire Station Usefulness In Severe Weather Emergency

    On “Around Town” over the weekend we talked to Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis and City Coordinator John Waldo about various issues connected with this week’s observance of Severe Weather Awareness Week. We asked…

  • CPAC 2015

    Speakers at the at CPAC 2015, the Conservative Political Action Conference held last week, included a long list of conservatives, especially possible future presidential candidates including Jeb Bush, Dr. Ben Carson, Senator Ted Cruz, Carly…

  • Bearkat Mania At SHSU Today

    Huntsville area businesses and organizations will be at Sam Houston State University to chat with students about the services they provide, as well as hand out goodies, for the “spring edition” of Bearkat Mania today.…

  • TxDOT Construction Monday

    According to the TxDOT website, because of construction beginning Monday at 8 AM on Highway 75, southbound traffic will be closed under the bridge at I-45 and will be detoured south to State Highway 30.…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday several cases of Theft were reported–in the 100 block of FM 980, in the 100 block of Westridge, in the 1300 block of 11th Street and…

  • “Beyond Dance” Presentation This Weekend

    A special dance presentation will be featured in Huntsville this weekend. SHSU Marketing Coordinator Emily Binetti updates us . . . .   Now in its second year, Nicolay Dance Works currently features 11 young…

  • Severe Weather Awareness Week Ahead

    Severe Weather Awareness Week in Texas is March 1st through the 7th, and tornado season will be just getting underway. Certain precautions should be taken if a tornado warning is ever issued. Walker County Emergency…

  • Washington Reactions To Terrorist Threats

    At a hearing in Washington Wednesday Secretary of State John Kerry espoused the view that as far as threats from terrorism, things are actually safer . . . .   Thursday, the Director of the…

  • Legislative Update From Representative Otto

    In his weekly “Legislative Update” from Austin, Our State Representative John Otto announces his intent to fully fund TRS-Care, a retiree group health benefits program administered by the Teachers Retirement System of Texas. The TRS-Care…