Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 83rd Legislature Got Underway in Austin Tuesday

    The 83rd Texas Legislature got underway Tuesday in Austin with many difficult issues ahead like school funding and choice, water supply, health care, and immigration. We talked with our State Representative, John Otto, a few…

  • HISD Facilities Workshop Today

    The HISD Board of Trustees will be having a Facilities Workshop meeting at the Hawkins Administration Building this afternoon at 5:30 to discuss long-range facility planning.

  • Meeting for Disaster Volunteers

    Mark your calendars. The first meeting to form the “Walker County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster” is scheduled for next week. Texas District Disaster Response Coordinator from United Methodist Church, Rick Carpenter, tells us more…

  • Commissioner Staples Comments on Bio-Technology

    The energy produced in our state is diverse and plentiful. Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples updates us . . . . STAPBIO1-8-13

  • Bearkat Boulevard Closed

    Around 1:30 this afternoon (Tuesday), Bearkat Boulevard was closed due to flooding.

  • Willie Fritz Named Liberty Mutual NCAA Coach of the Year

    SHSU Head Football Coach Willie Fritz has been named the Liberty Mutual FCS NCAA Coach of the Year. Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations, Paul Ridings, fills us in . . . . FRITZRIDING1-7-13  

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Director of Community and Economic Development Aron Kulhavy and City Attorney Leonard Schneider will discuss and have the…

  • Supreme Court Refuses to Review Case of Woman Scheduled for Texas Execution

    Monday, the U-S Supreme Court refused to review the case of 51-year-old Kimberly McCarthy who is scheduled to be executed later this month for the murder of retired college professor Dorothy Booth in 1997 in…

  • SHSU Global Center for Journalism and Democracy Conference in Beirut Planned

    Executive Director of SHSU’s Global Center for Journalism and Democracy, Kelli Arena, says the Center is “teaming up with a Beirut-based organization called the Samir Kassir Eyes to host a conference focusing on the coverage…

  • Master Gardener Classes Scheduled

    Walker County Texas Agri-Life Extension Agent Reg Leppley tells us that the Master Gardener class will begin on January 17th. It’s the annual training session where they introduce volunteers to the Master Gardener program .…