Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Vietnam Vets Walkway Dedication Planned

    Mark your calendars. Coming up this Saturday at 11:30 there’s a dedication ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Walkway at the HEARTS Veterans Museum. HEARTS Museum President Richie Harris tells us more . . .…

  • New Book on Builder Dan Phillips

    SHSU graduate students enrolled in Professor Paul Ruffin’s Editing and Publishing Course in 2011 have written and designed Texas Review Press’s newest publication “Resurrecting Trash: Dan Phillips and the Phoenix Commotion.” The book focuses on…

  • Game Warden Ingram on Boat Safety Requirements

    This time of the year more people head out to our area lakes. We asked Walker County’s Game Warden Stephen Ingram about safety requirements for boats in Texas. . . . BOATSAFE5-2-13  

  • HISD Board Okays Construction Company to Upgrade Football & Soccer Fields

    At a special called meeting Thursday, the HISD Board of Trustees chose Paragon Sports Construction to complete $1.5 million dollars in upgrades to the high school football and soccer field, including building two more practice…

  • Law Enforcement Roundtable Held Thursday

    8th District Congressman Kevin Brady held a roundtable for law enforcement officers from Walker and nearby counties at the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Thursday afternoon to get their input on local and other legal…

  • General Sam Houston Folk Festival Kicks Off

    The Sam Houston Memorial Museum will celebrate the lives of the Houston family by recreating the 1800′s Huntsville atmosphere in which they lived during the 26th annual Gen. Sam Houston Folk Festival this Friday through…

  • Farmers Market & Airing of Quilts Saturday

    The Farmers Market returns and other events will be taking place in downtown Huntsville Saturday. Main Street Coordinator Kim McCauliffe updates us . . . . FARMMKT5-2-13

  • Thursday’s Houston Airport Shooting

    The man who died from gunfire about 1:30 Thursday afternoon near the Terminal B ticket counter at the Bush Intercontinental Airport was 29-year-old Carnell Marcus Moore from Beaumont. It’s unclear who fired the shot that…

  • 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…