Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • New Dean of Allied Health at SHSU

    Associate Director of Communications at SHSU Julia May tells us that Dr. Michael Lacourse has been selected to develop a strategic plan for the expansion of allied health programs at the university. He comes to…

  • Kat Club Super Bowl Party at SHSU

    There will be superbowl parties going on around Huntsville and the nation Sunday. There’s one scheduled for SHSU students at the KAT Club on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center Sunday. Kat Club…

  • Senator Cornyn Opposed to Hagel Nomination for Defense Secretary

    The nomination hearing for Senator Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense got underway in Washington Thursday. Our U-S Senator from Texas is opposed to his nomination. He spoke on the issue recently . . .…

  • Joint Workshop at HISD’s Hawkins Administration Building Tonight

    HISD will host a joint workshop between the HISD Board of Trustees, the City Council, and County Commissioners tonight at 6 in the Hawkins Administration Building Boardroom. The topics of discussion will be HISD’s Long…

  • SHSU Receives Recognition for Online Education Programs

    SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt informs us that the university has again achieved high marks in U-S News & World Reports annual rankings of online education programs . . . . shsuonlin1-30-13

  • Jail Construction Update

    At the beginning of the week in court, Walker County Commissioners heard an update on how the County’s $20 million dollar jail project is coming along from Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith. By Monday, the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news on Sunday’s day shift, in the 1300 block of Utility Road unknown suspects entered a residence and stole items. In the 100 block of Dee lane, a known suspect committed sexual…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Future Budget

    Because of the recent “No Pay-No Budget” proposal in Washington, at least some kind of budget may be on the horizon. We talked with Congressman Kevin Brady recently about the issue . . . .…

  • Commissioners Discuss Proposed Redistricting Maps

    At this week’s Commissioners’ Court regular session, Commissioners discussed proposed redistricting maps for Walker County. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell explains . . . . REDISTRICT1-29-13

  • County Featuring Advice on Dead Trees on Website

    An article now on the Walker County website covers issues arising from dead trees. In the article, “Texas A&M Forest Service is encouraging homeowners and landowners to remove fire-and-drought-killed trees that are within falling distance…