Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • New Waverly Public Library Fundraiser

    he New Waverly Public Library is having a fundraising event called “Grab a Book and a Bite!” on July 28th and 29th. They will have a large book sale with a variety of most genres.…

  • Fatality at Ohio State Fair

    One man was killed and seven injured when the Fire Ball Ride at Ohio State Fair malfunctioned Wednesday. Three people were reported to be in critical condition. The victims ranged in age from 13 to…

  • City Not Issuing Water Sampling Notices in Additional Areas of Town

    The City says that in regard to water sampling notices, there has been a report that the notices are appearing in additional areas around town. Local residents may have received a notice on their door…

  • DPS Releases Texas Gang Threat Assessment

    This week, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) released the Texas Gang Threat Assessment, which was developed to provide a broad overview and update of gang activity in Texas.   DPS Director Steven McCraw…

  • New Sports Color Commentator Comes to KSAM

    KSAM 101.7 FM RADIO is very proud to be the voice of SHSU Bearkat Sports. As the flagship station for SHSU Sports about 40 years the station has broadcast thousands of games, and for the…

  • Solid Waste and Recycling Facility Closure Postponed

    The closure of the Solid Waste and Recycling facility that was scheduled for Wednesday, July 26, has been postponed. The facility will remain open during regular business hours. Stay tuned for the new closure date…

  • Temporary Traffic Pattern Changes to Avenue J

    Be aware that there will be traffic pattern changes on Avenue J from Sam Houston Avenue to 21st Street in the upcoming weeks. These lane closures are not a City of Huntsville or Sam Houston…

  • Commissioners Meet for “Special Session” Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse at three this afternoon for a special session. In a “Budget Workshop,” commissioners will discuss the proposed budget for the fiscal year October 1, 2017 to September…

  • Walker County Hospital District Board Meeting Tonight

    The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District will hold a regular meeting at six this evening at the Huntsville Memorial Hospital 2nd floor Meeting Room A. Tonight’s meeting will include an opportunity…

  • SHSU “Welcome Week Leaders” Program Accepting Applications

    Sam Houston State University’s Department of Student Activities will launch the pilot program “Welcome Week Leaders” during the upcoming Welcome Week to focus on ushering freshman students into a community that lasts during their time…