Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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

  • SHSU Showcasing Short Films Friday

    The mass communication department at SHSU will present “Sam Houston Short Films” showcasing four films that will highlight a meet-and-greet event in Huntsville this weekend. We talked with SHSU mass communication major Chase Parker .…

  • Classes Begin–Drive with Care

    Today classes will begin for the Huntsville Independent School District. Classes begin Wednesday at SHSU. HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes fills us in on what to be aware of . . . . CLASSESBEG8-23-13  

  • “Welcome Week” Continues at SHSU

    “Welcome Week” continues at Sam Houston State University this week. Student Activities Assistant Director Brandon Cooper updates us on the next couple of days . . . . MONTUEWEL8-23-13 “Welcome Week” concludes this Saturday with…