Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Three Officers Killed in Shooting in Baton Rouge

    Sunday morning, three policemen were killed and three others were wounded at a shooting at a gas station in Baton Rouge.  The suspect in the shooting was shot by police.  The shooter who killed three…

  • Republican Convention Underway

    The 41st Republican National Convention gets underway today at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Over 4,770 delegates, including alternates, are expected to be there. The convention will continue through Thursday July 21st when Donald…

  • Commissioners Meet

    The Walker County Commissioners Court will have a special session this morning at nine in the Commissioner’s Courtroom. Among the topics Commissioners will look at are the proposed budget for fiscal year 2016-2017. Commissioners will…

  • SHSU One-Way Street Conversions Completed

    The conversion of Bobby K. Marks Drive and Bearkat Boulevard to one-way traffic has been completed. The over 200 paid parking spaces have also been added along these street segments. Paid parking signs explaining the…

  • Genealogy Weekend at Library

    The  Annual Frances Sprott Goforth Memorial Geneaology Weekend will be held next month at the library.  It’s an opportunity to learn, study and gather information about your family’s history. Librarian Mary Kokot tells us more…

  • TDCJ Hiring Seminar

    Current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers and other positions with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be presented during a seminar to be held Thursday at 6:30 at the Texas Prison…

  • City’s Beautification Golf Tournament

    The City of Huntsville’s Park and Leisure Department will host their 13th Annual Beautification Golf Tournament at Raven Nest Golf Course on Friday, September 9th. Money raised will go to efforts to beautify Huntsville. Penny…

  • “G-Bombs” at Huntsville Library

    Do you happen to know what “G-Bombs” are? If not, you’ll want to participate in a one-day informative session at the Huntsville Library on Wednesday at 5:30. Library spokesperson, Mary Kokot, explains about “G-Bombs Plus…

  • City Accepts Credit/Debit Cards at Garbage Transfer Station

    The City of Huntsville is making it easier to dispose of recyclable items, garbage or other debris at the city’s transfer station. The City started accepting credit cards a couple of weeks ago along with…

  • SHSU Season Football Tickets On Sale

    2016 season tickets are currently on sale for the upcoming SHSU football season. The package includes five home football games at Bowers Stadium plus the “Battle of the Piney Woods” game at NRG Stadium in…