Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Buyers Group Fundraiser and Auction

    It’s that time of year when the Huntsville ISD Buyers Group works diligently to raise funds to support HISD students who will be participating with show projects at the upcoming Walker County Fair. The annual…

  • SHSU Professor Paul Ruffin Receives Positive Review for Upcoming Book

    Texas State University System Regents’ Professor and Distinguished Professor of English at Sam Houston State University, Paul Ruffin, recently received a positive review for his upcoming book, “The Time the Waters Rose: And Stories of…

  • Speaker Paul Ryan Comments on Future Direction of House

    Paul Ryan, in his House Speaker Weekly Briefing, talked about the drive to repeal Obamacare and other issues. He was also emphatic about a decentralized, from-the-ground-up approach to his plan for the future direction of…

  • Ag Commissioner Sid Miller Visits Washington

    Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller recently visited officials in Washington, D.C. He met with members of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, the U-S Department of Agriculture, the U-S Chamber of Commerce and…

  • Isis Martin Indicted in HEARTS Museum Case

    The KBTX News website reports that a former HEARTS Veterans Museum employee, “47-year-old Isis Martin was arrested for credit card abuse in December, 2014.” However, a Walker County grand jury “recently indicted her for misusing…

  • Brazos Valley Solid Waste Issue Discussed at Last Council Meeting

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, the “Consent Agenda” included an item that would authorize the City manager to approve a purchase order for $250,000 for the disposal of solid waste…

  • U-N Secretary General Speaks Out on North Korean Bomb Test

    Wednesday, the Secretary of the U-N General Assembly, Ban Ki-Moon expressed his displeasure with the North Koreans supposed testing of a hydrogen bomb . . . .   His statement was followed by a meeting…

  • McDonald Creek Water Flow Issue

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers looked into a Citizen Participation Request from Christie Clark, a resident of Summer Lane, to discuss redirecting waterflow at McDonald Creek..” Ms. Clark addressed…

  • U-S Forest Service Will Conduct Controlled Burns

    U.S. Forest Service fire personnel will be burning areas in the national forests during the next few months. Sam Houston National Forest Fire Management Officer Jason Klawinsky says,“Folks may see a helicopter overhead, smoke columns…

  • New Mayor Sworn-in

    At last night’s Huntsville City Council session, our new mayor was sworn in by Judge Janie Farris . . . .   At last night’s session, Councilmember Keith Olson was re-elected as Mayor Pro Tem…