Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Master Gardener Classes Scheduled

    Walker County Texas Agri-Life Extension Agent Reg Leppley tells us that the Master Gardener class will begin on January 17th. It’s the annual training session where they introduce volunteers to the Master Gardener program .…

  • HPD Investigating Aggravated Robbery Outside Walgreens

    HPD Lt. Jim Barnes reports that Friday morning around 2:30 police were dispatched to an aggravated robbery outside Walgreens on 11th Street . . . . AGGROB1-4-13

  • Dead Trees on Pinedale Road Pose Safety Issue

    Jim Davis, a resident of Pinedale Road, a couple miles north of town off I-45, recently brought to our attention a safety issue regarding falling dead trees on the road . . . . TREES#1-1-4-13…

  • City Manager Benoit on Economic Development

    Our guest on “Around Town” this Sunday was new City Manager Matt Benoit. Economic Development has been increasingly focused on by the City Council. We asked him to comment on the issue . . .…

  • Library Art Contest Deadline Extended

    Due to popular demand the Huntsville Public Library’s 2nd annual Library Art Contest entry submission deadline has been extended to Monday, January 14th.  Students are encouraged to submit artwork of creatures friendly and ferocious for…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Gun Control

    We talked with Congressman Kevin Brady last week about a number of national issues–gun control was one of them. With all the controversy about recent shootings, we asked him to comment on any gun control…

  • Update on Saturday’s Bearkat “Tailgate Town”

    The SHSU Bearkats take on North Dakota State in Frisco tomorrow, and a special event is scheduled to begin adjacent to to FCS Dallas Stadium in the Gold Parking Lot. Associate Director of the Department…

  • New City Manager Matt Benoit Comments on Finances

    Our guest on “Around Town” this Sunday will be new Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit. We asked him if he had any comments on the finances of the City and the budget. How were they…

  • Wounded Warriors Banquet Keynote Speaker Chosen

    The keynote speaker for the Wounded Warriors Banquet in Huntsville on January 17th has been announced.  He is 29-year-Army-veteran, Purple Heart recipient, and veterans advocate Colonel David W. Sutherland. Col. Sutherland, who has served in…

  • Governor Perry Declares January Crime Stoppers Month

    Governor Rick Perry has declared January Crime Stoppers’ month in Texas. Since they began in 1976, Crime Stoppers programs have empowered citizens across our state to take a stand against crime. These programs bring together…