Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Texas Ag Commissioner Staples Talks About Allergy Season

    According to Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples, the weather has been pretty tough on allergy sufferers in Texas this year Staples said in some parts of Texas, “We had some early warming, then freezing temperatures…

  • White House Press Secretary Earnest Comments on Anonymous Versus Identified Sources

    Anonymous sources can sometimes be the only information released on a story a reporter is covering that gets closest to the truth. Remember the famous “Deep Throat” character during the Watergate Scandal of the President…

  • Spanish Lessons Offered At Library

    Beginning Tuesday, August 12, the Huntsville Public Library will again host free beginner and advanced Spanish lessons led by instructor Beth Williamson. City Librarian Linda Dodson says, “The Library is fortunate to have Beth Williamson…

  • Scam Artist May Be Trying Access Local Accounts

    A local citizens called up KSAM News this morning saying someone had  tried to trick him into giving out his local bank account number information. Please be advised not to give out your account numbers…

  • City Council Holds Special Session On Budget Tonight

    This afternoon beginning at five the Huntsville City Council will hold a presentation, discussion and possibly move forward with action on major funds to be contained in the 2014-15 budget. This will include but is…

  • Governor Perry Announces Troop Deployment To Border

    Texas Governor Rick Perry announced yesterday that he is deploying 1,000 National Guard troops to our border with Mexico. The Texas border has recently been overwhelmed by thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America illegally…

  • Elections Director McRae Updates Commissioners On Polling Places

    At Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, Elections Director Diana McRae filled commissioners in with a brief recent history of combining polling places and the polling set up for the November 2014 elections . . .…

  • City U Returns

    The City of Huntsville is excited to announce the return of the City U. program, an opportunity for citizens throughout Huntsville and Walker County to learn more about municipal staff and processes. City Secretary Lee…

  • SHSU Sports Information Director Paul Ridings Honored

    Longtime Sam Houston State sports information director Paul Ridings has been named the 2014 recipient of the Southland Conference’s Louis Bonnette Sports Media Award. The honor will be presented during the Southland’s Football Media Day…

  • Commissioner White Comments On TxDOT Grant

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Precinct #2 Commisioner Ronnie White. Commissioner White and other Commissioners are dealing with a TxDOT grant which will help repair local roads damaged by oil field…