Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Entergy Texas Helps Local Communities

    You know summer has arrived when Entergy Texas, Inc. sets out to help customers “Beat the Heat” by giving away fans to help many of them stay more comfortable during Southeast Texas’ sweltering summer. The…

  • Summer Repertory Theatre Begins Soon At SHSU

    The Sam Houston State University Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre will continue its rich history of summer play production with a series of five shows in 10 days for its Summer Repertory Theatre program.…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. On today’s “Statutory Agenda,” County Clerk Kari French will discuss the Records Management Plan and various fees. District Clerk Robyn…

  • Economic Development Director Aron Kulhavy Update On Residential Construction

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Huntsville’s Community and Economic Development Director Aron Kulhavy. Aron filled us in on residential construction in our area . . . . RESID7-11-14  

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Data Issues For Obamacare

    And you thought the problems with the data in Obamacare computers were over? Not so. Congressman Kevin Brady explains . . . . BRADACA7-11-14  

  • Sales Tax Revenue Up

    Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said state sales tax revenue in June was $2.24 billion, up 3.7 percent compared to June 2013. Combs said, “Sales tax revenues continue to grow at a moderate pace.” She said,…

  • George Ancira Fund Set Up

    Huntsville resident, George Ancira, (known to friends & family as “Big George”) is battling pancreatic cancer. An online fund has been set up to assist the family with medical expenses. You can go to giveforward.com…

  • “Fizz, Boom, Read” At Library Tomorrow

    As part of the science-themed summer reading program “Fizz, Boom, Read,” the Huntsville Public Library will offer a Kid’s Science Series program for junior scientists aged 5 to 12 on various Tuesdays at 3 PM.…

  • HISD Trustees Meet On Superintendent Decisions

    In their meeting last night, HISD Trustees decided to have a search done for a new Superintendent to replace Dr. Steve Johnson who is retiring from the position. Trustees Sam Moak and Justin Brock were…

  • New Waverly Man Recovering From Accidental Gunshot

    A 45-year-old New Waverly man is recovering from a gunshot wound to the arm following a target-shooting accident Wednesday. The man was walking through the woods on his property on FM 1375 East near New…