Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Bearkats To Take On Villanova Saturday

    A big crowd of Bearkat Football fans lined up for the sendoff of the team in buses around 11 Thursday morning from the Mafrige Field house to travel to play Villanova this weekend . .…

  • New Kroger Coming To Huntsville

    Kroger Store spokeswoman Kristal Howard reported to the Item newspaper that construction of a new 91,000 square-foot Kroger Signature Store will begin in Huntsville on Monday. It’ll have a Kroger Fuel Center and Pharmacy. It…

  • Crime Stopper Update

    Crime Stoppers reports that: On Monday, December 1, 2014, the Storeroom Inc. on Palm Street had two units broken into by a male suspect. The suspect was described as being 5`8″, about 150 pounds, and…

  • Firefighter Jimmy Williams Comments On Home Fire Safety

    New Waverly Firefighter Jimmy Williams tells us that cooking is a major cause of fires in the home . . . .  

  • Speaker Boehner Speaks At Press Briefing Thursday

    At the House Speaker Briefing in Washington Thursday, Congressman John Boehner was asked, “Aside from your plans on immigration, what else is at the top of your priority list once your party takes control of…

  • CIA Director Brennan On Effects Of Enhanced Interrogation Techniques

    CIA Director John Brennan held a press conference in reference to the recent study on CIA enhanced interrogation techniques released by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence following the 9-11 attacks. Director Brennan was asked…

  • Texas Silver Alert–Missing Senior Citizen From Trinity

    THIS IS A MISSING SENIOR ALERT ISSUED BY THE TEXAS SILVER ALERT NETWORK The Trinity Police Department is searching for Thomas Gentry, diagnosed with a Cognitive Impairment, White, Male, 88 years old, DOB 04/13/1926, HEIGHT…

  • Bearkats Depart For Villanova Today

    The SHSU Bearkat Football Team and coaches will leave Huntsville today from the Mafrige Fieldhouse at 11:00a.m. to travel to play Villanova in the FCS Quarterfinals. You’re invited to come out to send the Bearkats…

  • Senator Schwertner Files Bill Capping Tuition

    According to a press release from Texas Senator Charles Schwertner’s office, the senator has “filed legislation to make higher education more affordable by addressing the dramatic cost of growth at Texas’ public colleges and universities.…

  • Judge Pierce On Chemex Plant

    During our last “Around Town” presentation, County Judge Danny Pierce updated us on the new Chemex plant in New Waverly . . . . Judge Pierce says, “They should be in production by April 15th.”