Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Board Meets at Noon

    The HISD Board of Trustees will hold a public meeting at the Hawkins Administration Building at noon today. Items to be discussed and considered for approval that require Board action include a bid for athletic…

  • Accident on Sam Houston Wednesday Knocks-Down Utility Pole

    That shutdown of traffic on part of Sam Houston Avenue Wednesday afternoon was caused by a driver running into a utility pole with their Lexus between 20th and 21st Street. The single-vehicle wreck caused nearby…

  • Congressman Brady Holding Roundtable Meeting for Law Enforcement at Noon

    Today at noon Congressman Kevin Brady is holding a roundtable meeting with local law enforcement officers, constables, and deputies to get their input on the issues that affect their communities. The roundtable is scheduled from…

  • “Tourism Week” May 4th through 12th

    Huntsville’s Director of Tourism and Cultural Services Director Kimm Thomas says her department is excited about the “National Tourism Week” celebration May 4th through 12th at  the Statue Visitor Center and in Huntsville . .…

  • Cinco de Mayo Planned Saturday

    Council President for LULAC in Huntsville, John Escobedo, informs us that LULAC and Walker County Unidos is inviting the entire community to come out to the Walker County Annex parking lot Saturday . . .…

  • SHSU Junior Fellows Charity Football Saturday

    SHSU’s Political Science Junior Fellows annual fundraising game happens this weekend. Political science professor Mike Yawn updates us . . . . CHARITY5-1-13  

  • Charter Review Meeting Hears Citizen Input

    The City’s Charter Review Committee listened to citizen input during their meeting at City Hall Tuesday. Former council candidate and SHSU student Kendall Scudder said he would like to see the two at-large positions on…

  • Folk Festival Focusing on Crafts and Former Ways of Doing Things

    The General Sam Houston Folk Festival takes place this weekend on the Sam Houston Memorial Museum grounds. Spokesperson Mel Strait tells us festival planners have been focusing on having several people on hand demonstrating old…

  • Congressman Brady to Hold Law Enforcement Roundtable

    This Thursday, May 2nd, Congressman Kevin Brady is holding a series of roundtable meetings with local law enforcement officers, constables and deputies from Walker, Trinity, and San Jacinto counties to get their input on the…

  • “Shot in the Dark” Golf Tournament Planned This Month

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce is bringing their “Shot-in-the-Dark” golf tournament back this month. Spokesperson Tommy Stewart has the info . . . SHOTINDARK4-30-13 For more information, call the Chamber at 295-8113.