Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • FM 3478 Flooded Over Weekend

    Sunday afternoon, TxDOT media representative Bobby Colwell informed us that FM 3478 at the Trinity River was closed due to flooding and would be closed for several days.

  • Andy Brauninger Wins Mayoral Runoff

    In the runoff for Mayor of Huntsville, culminating over the weekend., Andy Brauninger was elected to the position with 992 votes over opponent Keith Olson who garnered 788 votes.

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for their regular session at the courthouse at nine this morning. Walker County Tax-Assessor Collector Diana McRae will discuss for approval a payment of accrued leave for two retiring employees…

  • Facilitator David Yebra Comments on SHSU’s Leadership Course

    This past weekend’s “Around Town” program had to do with SHSU’s High Potential Employee Leadership Academy in which various working leaders in the community are exposed to scenarios in which leadership is learned. Participants acted…

  • House Speaker Ryan Holds Weekly Briefing

    In his House Speaker Weekly Briefing last week, Paul Ryan updated everyone on where the House is headed for the new year . . . .

  • Boy Scout Troop #114 100-Year Celebration

    Local Boy Scout Troop #114 is celebrating their 100-year anniversary tomorrow from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Josey Lodge on Sam Houston Avenue. They will demonstrate how to build a rope bridge, make…

  • Bearkat Game Day Update

    The “Today at Sam” page at SHSU’s website reports that with severe weather in the forecast for Huntsville on Saturday night, the kickoff for the FCS Quarterfinal between Sam Houston and Colgate has been changed…

  • Mayoral Runoff Election

    The City’s “This Week in Huntsville” reports that the Huntsville City Council at its November 10th special session voted unanimously to hold the runoff election for the mayor’s race on Saturday, December 12th. The City…

  • Sheriff McRae Announces for Re-election

    Clint McRae announces he is pursuing another term for Sheriff of Walker County. McRae began his law enforcement career in the late 80’s while working in the Jail Division of the Walker County Sheriff’s Office.…

  • High Potential Employee Leadership Academy Meets For Exercise at City Hall

    This week, participants in SHSU’s High Potential Employee Leadership Academy went through a couple of scenarios as members of the Huntsville City Council in the actual council chambers. The Academy’s facilitator, David Yebra, has led…