Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Thursday & Friday SHSU “Welcome Week” Update

    The activities continue during “Welcome Week” at Sam Houston State University. Student Activities Assistant Director Brandon Cooper fills us in on tonight and tomorrow . . . . THURSSHSU8-28-13

  • Elections Update

    In the upcoming November election, Sam Houston Tea Party member Linda Thompson will face Position #3 incumbent and HISD Board President J.T. Langley for a school board position. In the New Waverly City Council race,…

  • Councilmember Allen Running Unopposed

    Ward #3 Huntsville City Council incumbent Ronald Allen will run for re-election unopposed in November. Mr. Allen is a lifelong Huntsville resident and has lived in Ward #3 all his life. In a recent Huntsville…

  • Wednesday Update for SHSU “Welcome Week”

    “Welcome Week” continues at Sam Houston State University. Student Activities Assistant Director Brandon Cooper updates us about tonight . . . . WELCWKWED8-27-13

  • HPD Implements “No Refusal Initiative” Thursday Night

    The Huntsville Police Department will have additional patrol officers on duty in an effort to reduce the number of intoxicated drivers out on local roadways this Thursday night. We asked police spokesperson, Officer Joseph Murray,…

  • Commissioners Hear Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster Presentation

    Walker County Commissioners heard a presentation on formation of a Walker County Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster, or VO-AD, at their Monday morning meeting. County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis filled commissioners in on the…

  • Commissioners Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Raise in Taxes

    Monday afternoon, Walker County Commissioners held a public hearing on a raise in the tax rate. The overflow crowd that showed up to the Commissioners courtroom had to be moved to the larger courtroom on…

  • Council Race Update

    Two more candidates will be running for City Council in Huntsville. Joe Rodriguez, a retired FBI agent from Elkins Lake, will be running unopposed for Ward #4 since incumbent Clyde Loll did not file for…

  • Commissioners Move Forward on Tax Abatement Reinvestment Zone

    Monday morning Walker County Commissioners took step one toward creation of a Tax Abatement Reinvestment Zone Number One. Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel said the Chemex Company has acquired 12.81 acres just outside the city…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on the Economy

    8th District Congressman Kevin Brady comments on the economy . . . . BRADECO8-23-13