Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • C.A.S.A. VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT

    When a child enters the foster care system because their home is no longer safe, a judge may appoint a committed volunteer to help them. That volunteer is called a Court Appointed Special Advocate, or…

  • HOMETOWN THROW DOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL, FRIDAY JULY 24TH

    The “Hometown Throw down Music Festival” in Huntsville has been scheduled for Friday, July 24th at the Walker County Fair Grounds arena on Hwy 30 West. The event will benefit a special scholarship fund that…

  • MEDICARE SEMINAR AT SENIOR CENTER

    Medicare fraud has become more prevalent recently. The Senior Center of Walker County will be presenting two local seminars entitled “Preventing Medicare Fraud” to help individuals understand the growing problem. The first event will be…

  • THE STAFS AT SAM HOUSTON STATE FEATURED ON CNN SHOW

    The Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility, or “body farm,” at Sam Houston State will be featured on the 2016 season of Morgan Spurlock’s “Inside Man” television show on CNN. The show tells compelling stories…

  • LARGEST SCOREBOARD IN FCS NOW AT SHSU

    Bearkat spectators are going to be well informed when the various programs take to the field or courts this fall. New state-of-the art LED video display scoreboards are being installed that will provide up-to-the-minute information…

  • TDCJ LOOKING FOR CO APPLICANTS

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is still seeking qualified applicants to serve the department as correctional officers. According to the TDCJ website, qualified applicants could be eligible for a $4000 sign on bonus. Applicants…

  • SHSU BEARKATS TABBED #2 IN THE NATION

    Another national preseason football publication has tabbed Sam Houston as the favorite to win the 2015 Southland Conference championship and finish as one of the top five teams in the FCS rankings. Sporting News College…

  • HUNTSVILLE IS 180 YEARS OLD

    You might not have noticed, but Huntsville turned 180 years old over the weekend. The city as we know it began its development in 1835. Pleasant Gray, along with his wife and children, petitioned the…

  • CITY ELECTIONS SIGN-UP

    Candidate Packets for the 2015 City of Huntsville General Election are available at City Hall or on the City web site at huntsvilletx.gov/Elections. The City Council seats of Mayor Mac Woodward, as well as the…

  • COMPTROLLER’S TAX SEMINAR

    The Comptroller’s office will conduct 18 free taxpayer seminars across the state this month and August. At these seminars, taxpayers can learn how to properly fill out tax forms and file and pay taxes electronically.…