Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Features Music and Culture of Mardi Gras

    Sam Houston State University will highlight the music and culture of Mardi Gras during the 15th annual Cajun Mardi Gras Festival on Thursday. The celebration, which falls days before Mardi Gras, February 9th, will include…

  • Financial Aid Form Help Available Today in SHSU Mall Area

    Sam Houston State University’s Financial Aid and Scholarships Office will provide students in need of help completing financial aid forms with assistance each Tuesday during the month of February from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.…

  • Obama to Visit U-S Mosque

    President Barak Hussein Obama will be visiting a Mosque in Baltimore County tomorrow . It will be his first visit to a mosque located in the United States while president. He will be speak to…

  • Fatal Head-on Collision on I-45 Sunday Night

    According to a report in the Montgomery County Police reporter, shortly before ten last night the Walker County Sheriff’s Office began receiving calls about a silver Lincoln headed northbound in the southbound lanes of I-45…

  • Iowa Caucuses Tonight

    The Iowa caucuses get underway tonight in what looks like a close race in the Democrat and Republican political camps. A couple of polls show Democrat Hillary Clinton with 45 percent voter support and Bernie…

  • Dr. Wright Explains Phases of HISD Strategic Design

    At last week’s regular meeting of the HISD Board of Trustees, Superintendent Dr. Howell Wright and various members of the Strategic Design Team introduced their multi-year improvement plan to Trustees. He filled everyone in on…

  • More Info on Rita B Huff February Events

    Another reminder to mark on your calendar for February are the events coming up for the Rita B Huff Adoption Center. They are launching a promotion for discount adoption for February for Valentine’s Day. You…

  • Master Gardeners Event

    City Secretary Lee Woodward tells us the Huntsville Public Library will be hosting the Walker County Master Gardeners Annual Spring Planting Workshop, “Starting Your Spring Vegetable Garden,” on Monday, February 15th, from 11 to 11:45,…

  • Tree Sale Ahead

    Mark your calendar for next weekend. The Walker County Proud Communities is having there Tree Sale, Saturday, February 6th, from 7 AM to Noon at the Walker County Storm Shelter at 455 Highway 75 North…

  • New SHSU-HISD Partnership Promotes Higher Education for All

    Approximately 250 Huntsville High School seniors visited Sam Houston State University recently to get a first-hand, up-close view of some of the things they might experience as a college student, including individual assistance with the…