Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Former Secretary Of State James Baker Speaks At SHSU Today

    James A. Baker III, former United States secretary of state, will discuss the work he did under three U.S. presidents today for the Sam Houston State University President’s Speaker Series. Associate Director of Communications Julia…

  • HISD Board Of Trustees Meet

    The HISD Board of Trustees meet for a regular session this evening at six. The Board will recognize students and staff for their achievements. There will be a hearing for School FIRST–the Financial Integrity Rating…

  • Fiber Installation Approved By Council

    At this week’s City Council session, councilmembers approved a special fiber installation project to Maverick Communications to save the City money and a budget amendment for it. In regard to the installation, City Councilmember Joe…

  • Lecture On Ebola This Afternoon

    With the death of the first Ebola patient in Texas and growing discussion in the news over the potential for the disease to spread, Sam Houston State University’s health service and promotion department will explore…

  • Ebola Update Wednesday

    Fox news reports today that a second healthcare worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for the Ebola virus. The Texas State Department of Health Services confirmed the test but did…

  • Voter ID Decision Put On Hold

    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated the Texas Voter ID Law that a lower court judge had shot down recently. It is a temporary victory for proponents of the Photo ID measures implemented…

  • Safe Routes To Schools Project Discussed At City Council Session

    One of the main topics for discussion at the Huntsville City Council meeting last night regarded awarding a new contract for the completion of the Safe Routes to Schools project. The former contractor pulled away…

  • United Way Contributes To Local Agencies

    President of the Montgomery County United Way of the Piney Woods, Julie Martineau, addressed commissioners in court Monday morning in reference to the amount United Way is donating to helping organizations in our area. A…

  • Hunter Info Update From Texas Ag Commissioner

    Hunting is a big deal in Southeast Texas and the state’s Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says, “It’s very important to check the regulations on the Texas Parks & Wildlife website . . . .”  …

  • Update on Major Accident On Highway 19 In Riverside

    Texas DPS Officer Stephen McNeil has updated us on the major accident that occurred on Highway 19 in  Riverside Monday. Officer McNeil told us that around 11:35 AM Monday a Ford Taurus occupied by two…