Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Community Christmas Celebration

    ‘Tis the Season, and University Heights Baptist Church Worship Pastor Chris Hoover tells us that on Thursday night, December 8th, at 7 PM at the Church there will be a Community Christmas Celebration . .…

  • “A Wynne Home Nutcracker” This Week

    After a successful, sold-out presentation last year, Huntsville dance company, Nicolay Dance Works, invites audiences on a Christmas journey as they bring A Wynne Home Nutcracker back to the Wynne Home Art Center. The holiday…

  • Rita B Huff Humane Society Upcoming Events

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Rita B. Huff Humane Society executive director Deborah Turner. The organization has several events coming up . . . .

  • Paul Ryan Comments on Carrier Air Conditioning Deal

    House Speaker, Republican Paul Ryan, seems okay with President-elect Trump’s recent moves to help save jobs at Carrier Air Conditioning in Indiana. A reporter at his Weekly Briefing asked him if he was “uneasy in…

  • Army Corps of Engineers Refuses to Grant Easement for Pipeline in North Dakota

    Sunday, the U-S Army Corps of Engineers has refused to grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in a southern region of North Dakota. The Standing Rock Sioux tribe and those supporting them…

  • Trinity ISD Van Accident

    KTRE Channel 9 in Lufkin reports that 7-year-old Journey Magness, the daughter of Trinity County Sheriff’s Deputy David Magness, died in a Trinity ISD van accident on FM 1893 Thursday morning. The van was reported…

  • SHSU Rodeo Team to Appear on NBC’s “1st Look”

    The Sam Houston State University Rodeo Team’s skills include calf roping, bull riding, steer wrestling and becoming nationally recognized on-air talent. The team, along with their coach Bubba Miller and his family, will appear on…

  • Deborah Turner Comments on Rita B Huff Operational Change

    Following more than a couple of decades of operating as a traditional shelter, the Rita B Huff Humane Society has recently decided to become a “no-kill” facility. We asked their new executive director, Deborah Turner,…

  • Trump Begins “Thank You” Campaign in Ohio

    Last night, before a huge crowd in Cincinnati, President-elect Donald J. Trump began his “Thank You” tour of states that supported him in the 2016 election . . . .   At the rally, Trump…

  • TxDOT Launches Safe Phone Zones

    AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Transportation announced the implementation of Safe Phone Zones at 55 Safety Rest Areas and Travel Information Centers (TICs) across the state. The GEICO sponsored Safe Phone Zones are part of the Department’s Sponsor…