Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Plans Gallery for Professional Dancers

    A special dance festival is planned at Sam Houston State University. Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt updates us . . . . Gauntt said, “The concert will feature a diverse and international dance program from…

  • National Museum Day on September 29th

    The Sam Houston Memorial Museum will open its doors to visitors on Saturday, September 29th, making cultural education accessible to everyone by allowing them to explore the museum for free as part of National Museum…

  • Fire Chief Grisham Passes Along Safety Tips on Burning

    With the lifting of the ban, some local residents have begun burning accumulated brush. We talked with Fire Chief Tom Grisham recently about burning . . . . Grisham said, “Setting large brush piles on…

  • Robert Wayne Harris to be Executed Today

    Forty-year-old Robert Wayne Harris is scheduled for execution in Huntsville tonight for the murder of five people at a car wash in Irving, Texas in March of 2000. He had worked at the car wash…

  • Senior Center Fundraiser Tonight

    The Walker County Senior Center is having their big “Saddle-up for Seniors” fundraiser tonight from 6 to 9 o’clock at the fairgrounds. Spokesperson Rachel Williford tells us more . . . .

  • HEARTS Veterans Museum Garage Sale Starts Tomorrow

    The HEARTS Veterans Museum garage sale is almost here. Museum Director Richie Harris fills us in . . . . The garage sale is scheduled from 8 to 6 Friday and from 8 to 3…

  • National Night Out Scheduled for Huntsville

    The City of Huntsville’s National Night Out is scheduled for Tuesday, October 2nd. At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, Officer Justin Schubert told councilmembers, “The purpose of National Night Out” is to…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Obamacare

    Congressman Kevin Brady comments on the effects of Obamacare on small businesses . . . .

  • City Council Discusses Boys & Girls Club Funding

    At Tuesday’s meeting of the Huntsville City Council, FEMA’s funding of a tornado shelter at Emancipation Park which would also be used as a facility for the Walker County Boys and Girls Club was discussed.…

  • Walker County Republican & Democrat Party Debates Scheduled

    Mark your calendar. The Walker County Republican and Democrat Parties are hosting a Walker County candidate debate at 6 PM Thursday, October 4th, at the Veterans Conference Center. Local Democratic Chair Cindy Blaylock tells us…