Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Walker County Needs Election Workers

    The Walker County Elections Department is actively seeking citizens to serve as election workers during early voting and on election day. County Election Officer Diana McRae said,“The Secretary of State’s Office is predicting a record…

  • Speaker Ryan Comments on Hillary Clinton and FBI Director Comey

    In a news conference in Washington Wednesday, Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan expressed strong feelings in regard to FBI director Comey’s decision not to recommend Hillary Clinton for indictment for classified email on…

  • FEMA Update

    More Texans are eligible for federal disaster assistance for the April storms, and many more have additional time to register with FEMA for aid. FEMA extended the period during which those affected by the storms…

  • SHSU & Texas A&M Will Share $500,000 for Monarch Butterfly Study

    Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has announced Texas A&M University and Sam Houston State University will share about $500,000 in funding for a research project to study the monarch butterfly. The research will document the monarch…

  • Lake Road & Sam Houston Avenue Development Agreements Approved By Council

    Tuesday night the Huntsville City Council discussed two development agreements for infrastructure, street and apartment units to be constructed on Lake Road and Sam Houston Avenue, including the City’s financial participation in infrastructure development. The…

  • More Comments from FBI Director Comey on Clinton’s Personal Email Issues

    No charges were recommended against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton Tuesday by FBI Director James Comey based on intent and similar legal situations. And Director Comey, in stating the facts, contradicted Hillary Clinton’s statement that…

  • SHSU Chooses New Director for Lowman Center

    SHSU has a new director for the Lowman Center. Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt tells us more . . . .

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a residential burglary was was investigated in the 1200 block of Thomason Street. A commercial burglary was reported in the 2500 block of Lake Road.…

  • HISD Announces Administrative Hires

    During the HISD Board of Trustees regular meeting on June 28th, trustees unanimously approved the hiring of district recommendations to fill several administrative vacancies.  Gary Juarez will be joining Huntsville ISD as the new Executive…

  • No Indictment for Clinton from FBI Director James Comey

    FBI Director James Comey held a special news conference in regard to the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server and classified emails she may have received or sent. Director Comey is not recommending…