Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Restorative Justice Ministries Help Ex-Offenders

    We’ve been talking to you about rehabilitative programs and other facets of TDCJ’s operations through our recent conversations with the agency’s director Bryan Collier. We have also been talking to the Executive Director of the…

  • FBI’s Director Comey Questioned at Oversight Hearing

    The saga of the email server that just keeps on raising questions continues. Wednesday in Washington, FBI Director James Comey was questioned at an oversight hearing regarding the FBI’s operations. He was questioned on FBI…

  • Fair on the Square Has Activities for Kids

    We’ve been telling you about the upcoming Fair on the Square this weekend. On Friday night there will be special music. Saturday at nine in the morning the huge fair kicks off with vendors of…

  • 4-H Members Recognized by Commissioners Court

    Coming up October 2nd through the 8th, it will be National 4-H Week and, to celebrate, local members of 4-H read a special proclamation about the 4-H organization during Monday morning’s regular session of Commissioners’…

  • Offender Programs at TDCJ

    The City of Huntsville is the criminal justice center for the state. We learned several interesting aspects in regard to TDCJ’s operation recently. In talking with the agency’s executive director, Bryan Collier, we asked him,…

  • Staff Council Meet and Greet at SHSU

    Sam Houston State University employees can learn about the Staff Council and meet their division’s representatives during the first Staff Council Meet and Greet today. The come-and-go event will be from 10-11:30 a.m. in the…

  • Homeland Security Threats Examined

    In Washington Tuesday. several government officials testified before a hearing on homeland security threats 15 years after the terrorist attack of 9/11. Recently, it was reported that over 800 people seeking U-S citizenship were granted…

  • Shimon Peres Dead

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres is dead. He was 93. Approximately two weeks ago, Peres suffered a stroke. Doctors had kept him on a breathing tube and unconscious in hopes of his brain healing.…

  • Last Night’s Presidential Debate

    The deadly verbal zingers flew and often hit their mark on both sides at last night’s presidential debate at Hofstra University. It was a lively night of sparring over emails, tax returns, temperament and trade.…

  • New Waverly ISD Burglary & Vandalism

    The Item reports that law enforcement is looking into a burglary in September at the New Waverly High School. Three suspects were reported to have stolen property and vandalized the premises back on September 3rd.…