Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU “Bearkats Fight The Night” On Campus Tonight

    Tonight, between 7 PM and 9 PM, officers with the Sam Houston State University Police Department’s Community Out-Reach Efforts (C.O.R.E.) program will be conducting an on-campus safety event called “Bearkats Fight the Night” on Bearkat…

  • Election Info

    The November 4 Regular Election is fast approaching, and the deadline to register to vote or make any changes to name or address information is October 6. Early voting for the November election will be…

  • Councilmember Olson Praises Community Efforts Of New Academy Store

    In trying to counter any anti-growth sentiments among councilmembers and others, at the last council session Councilmember Olson reiterated what the new Academy did earlier this month for the community. First off, he said the…

  • Commissioners Discuss Possible Uses Of Remaining Jail Bond Funds

    At Monday morning’s meeting of the Walker County Commissioners’ Court, commissioners discussed various options of what could be done with the $975,000 left from the Walker County Jail project. Commissioner Ronnie White filled us in…

  • Air Strikes On ISIS Terrorists In Syria Begins

    Around 7:30 our time last night, the U-S and five Arab allies began air stikes on ISIS targets in Syria. The air assault included fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missles. The ISIS militants are…

  • CGG Bedias Creek To Begin Seismic Testing Soon

    During a slide presentation, CGG Bedias Creek’s representative Mr. Kell spoke to Commissioners Monday morning to ask for permission or a “letter of no objection” for seismic testing in Walker County . . . .…

  • ATF Agent To Give “Real Talk” Tomorrow At SHSU

    With the rash of armed robberies of cell phone stores and pawnshops in the Houston area, Alex Johny is assigned to a task force to catch the criminals behind those serial attacks. A special agent…

  • SHSU Career Expo To Offer More Than 100 Top Job Choices

    Sam Houston State University’s Career Services will provide students and alumni who are ready to enter the workforce or a graduate program with the opportunity to meet with more than 120 organizations during the Career…

  • Electrical Fire At HEB

    The Huntsville Fire Department was called to a structure fire at 5:22 this morning at HEB on Sam Houston Avenue. No flames or smoke were visible on arrival. The fire was caused by electrical issues…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. County Clerk Kari French will discuss the possible approval of Sheriff’s and Constables’ fees for 2015. From the County Treasurer Department, Amy Klawinsky…