Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Indigent Defense Funding Issues Addressed by Commissioner Daugette During Monday Session

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court this past week, Precinct #3 Commissioner Bill Daugette filed a report on the funding issues for indigent defense in Texas. Commissioner Daugette said the County spent $615,000 on indigent defense…

  • President Addresses Boeing Workers In North Charleston Friday-Later Heads to Melbourne for a Rally

    Friday, President Trump was a big hit at the Boeing Company facility in North Charleston, South Carolina where company officials had rolled out their new Boeing 787-10. Trump promised the crowd there an American economy…

  • Senator Schwertner Works to Protect Vulnerable Texans from Abuse

    This past week, Senator Charles Schwertner, MD (R-Georgetown) filed a slate of legislative proposals designed to increase the quality of care standards for seniors and other vulnerable Texans living in nursing homes and other long-term…

  • Coach Bubba Miller Talks About SHSU Rodeo Athlete Champions

    Our guests on “Around Town” over the weekend were SHSU rodeo athlete Trey Son and Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller. The rodeo program at SHSU has turned out a number of successful champions. Coach Miller passed…

  • Saturday@Sam Volunteers Needed

    Sam Houston State University is seeking student organization volunteers for the Saturday@SAM campus preview event for prospective students and families on April 8. Approximately 3,000 visitors will be on campus that day. The student organization…

  • SHSU Student Dies in Accident

    A 21-year-old SHSU student from Magnolia died in an accident Thursday. The Montgomery County Police Reporter reports that Alyssa Ann Mills was killed, and a second person suffered serious injuries around 2 Thursday afternoon on…

  • Portion of Avenue J Closed Today

    The City of Huntsville says a portion of Avenue J from Sam Houston Avenue heading towards SHSU will be closed today as part of the ongoing construction of new student apartments next to Jack in the…

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. May Represent Himself

    The Huntsville Item reports that on Monday Judge Bill McAdams at a hearing in Lufkin for TDCJ inmate John Ray Falk, Jr. ruled that Falk may represent himself following Falk’s passing of two competency evaluations.…

  • President Trump Criticizes Mainstream Reporters at News Conference

    President Donald Trump held a news conference at the White House. He named his new nominee for labor secretary, Alexander Acosta. Acosta is a former National Labor Relations Board member. The president eventually got around…

  • Kiwanis Pancake Supper Tonight

    Bring your entire family to the Huntsville Kiwanis Club’s annual Pancake Supper from  5:30 to 7:30  tonight in the Huntsville Public Library Community Room. The supper is $5 for all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausages, milk, coffee and orange…