Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Big Top Science Comes to the Library Saturday

    You’re invited to the Huntsville Public Library tomorrow at 1 PM for Big Top Science by Mad Science of Houston.  This spectacular event demonstrates the science of the circus.  It features incredible demonstrations that safely…

  • Operation Military Embrace Works with HEARTS Museum to Help Vets

    When we visited the HEARTS Veterans Museum this week as they honored the local quilt sewing group, we met several volunteers–among them, Jerry Reed, president and director of Operation Military Embrace out of Tomball. They…

  • Hornets Boys Basketball Coach Resigns

    Monday, Hornets boys basketball coach Larry Carlson turned in his letter of resignation to HISD Superintendent, Dr. Steve Johnson. Coach Carlson has headed the boys basketball program for six seasons. He will serve out the…

  • Sewing Group Honored at HEARTS Museum

    Wednesday afternoon, the HEARTS Veterans Museum got together with various volunteers for a luncheon to honor the ladies that make the lap quilts for the wounded warriors that they donate to Operation Military Embrace. In…

  • SHSU Mass Communication’s Department Offering New Masters in Digital Media

    In the ever-changing media world, Sam Houston State University is offering students and working professionals, alike, the opportunity to gain advanced knowledge and experience in working with digital media. Approved by the Texas Higher Education…

  • DPS Rescued 39 Missing or Exploited Kids in 2013

    The Texas Department of Public Safety announced today that DPS officers – with the support of the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) program – rescued 39 missing or exploited children in 2013.…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on New Bill to Stop IRS Targeting

    In another step that signals House Republicans will fight the Obama White House efforts to intimidate conservative Americans, the House Ways & Means Committee approved on a party-line vote the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs…

  • Republican Primary Candidate Forum Held Tuesday

    Last night at the Walker Education Center, Republican Primary candidates presented their platforms and answered question submitted by local citizens. The moderator was Gerald Skidmore. Incumbent Tim Paulsel, Jimmy Henry and Frank Novark are running…

  • Historical Commission Seeking Office Space

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Lois Blake and Donna Coffen from the local Historical Commission addressed commissioners on their finances and activities as well as future needs. Ms. Blake informed commissioners…

  • Special Lecture on Child Protection at SHSU Today

    Criminal Justice Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us a special lecture is scheduled this afternoon at SHSU . . . . WEDLECT2-11-14 The presentation also will be available live on the web at cjcenter.org/live.