Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • False Text Alerts Sent Out

    KBTX Channel 3 reports that last night some area college students received emergency text alerts that were not legitimate. The alerts went to several schools, including SHSU, Texas A&M and Blinn College. The report says…

  • Barney Fuller, Jr. Executed

    Fifty-eight year old Barney Fuller, Jr. was executed last night at the Huntsville Unit for the murder of a married couple in Lovelady in 2003. He no longer wanted his appeal requests to be pursued…

  • Republican Roundup Tonight

    The Republican Party of Walker County will have their Republican Roundup tonight from 5:30 to 8 at the Walker County Education Center at 1402 19th Street in Huntsville. You’re invited to join them in meeting…

  • “State of the City Address” Coming Up

    The annual “State of the City Address” is coming up soon. Mayor Andy Brauninger reminded everyone of the upcoming event at this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council . . . .

  • Man Arrested in Connection with Classified Info

    The U-S Department of Justice announced Wednesday that a contractor who worked for Booz Allen Hamilton, the same cyberoperations company that Edward Snowden worked for, was arrested in connection with the theft of classified hacking…

  • Homecoming Parade Traffic Update

    The 2016 Homecoming Parade is scheduled for Thursday, October 13th. This year’s parade will be larger than in years past, as SHSU and HISD will combine their celebrations for a single big homecoming. Parade participants…

  • Sam Houston Museum Presentation on Austin Colony Ahead

    When it was established in 1824, San Felipe de Austin became the social, economic and political center of the Stephen F. Austin Colony, eventually growing to become ranked as No. 2—behind San Antonio—as a commercial…

  • City Council Focuses on Gulf Coast Strategic Highway Coalition Issue

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers spent much time focusing on a request by Councilmember Allen to discuss the City’s membership with the Gulf Coast Strategic Highway Coalition. The coalition…

  • V-P Debate Last Night

    Donald Trump running mate, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, will face Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, in a vice-presidential debate tonight. The debate is scheduled to take place at 8 tonight at Longwood…

  • “Myths About Immigration” Presentation Today at SHSU

    Sam Houston State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences will welcome a panel of immigration experts to discuss the truth behind a hotly debated topic tonight. “Myths about Immigration” is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in…