Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Willie Fritz Named Liberty Mutual NCAA Coach of the Year

    SHSU Head Football Coach Willie Fritz has been named the Liberty Mutual FCS NCAA Coach of the Year. Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations, Paul Ridings, fills us in . . . . FRITZRIDING1-7-13  

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Director of Community and Economic Development Aron Kulhavy and City Attorney Leonard Schneider will discuss and have the…

  • Supreme Court Refuses to Review Case of Woman Scheduled for Texas Execution

    Monday, the U-S Supreme Court refused to review the case of 51-year-old Kimberly McCarthy who is scheduled to be executed later this month for the murder of retired college professor Dorothy Booth in 1997 in…

  • SHSU Global Center for Journalism and Democracy Conference in Beirut Planned

    Executive Director of SHSU’s Global Center for Journalism and Democracy, Kelli Arena, says the Center is “teaming up with a Beirut-based organization called the Samir Kassir Eyes to host a conference focusing on the coverage…

  • 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…