Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week

    It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week through the 8th, and this week Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis we’ll be passing along safety tips and filling us in on how his department handles severe weather situations.…

  • Sign-Up Day for SHSU Rodeo Team

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was SHSU Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller. Each year Coach Miller recruits the best talent around, and today they’re here to sign up . . . . SHSURODEO2-28-14

  • Texas Independence Day & General Sam Houston Birthday This Weekend

    The Walker County Historical Commission, the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, and the Sam Houston Statue and Visitor’s Center will celebrate Texas Independence Day and Gen. Sam Houston’s birthday with a weekend of activities in Huntsville.…

  • “Trash Bash” Saturday

    Walker County Proud Communities will sponsor the Annual Trash Bash this weekend. Solid Waste Superintendent Esther Herklotz fills us in . . . . TRASHBASH2-27-14  

  • Navasota Intermediate School Staff Given Notice

    In the Grimes County town of Navasota, the complete staff of Navasota Intermediate School has received notice that their contracts will not be renewed. The reason is because of a “reconstitution plan” ordered by the…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Pro-Growth Tax Code

    A major overhaul of the 70,000-page federal tax code was introduced to citizen scrutiny Wednesday. The plan would reduce the present seven individual income tax brackets to only two–10% and 25%. A number of tax…

  • Huntsville FFA Attends Annual Texas FFA Day at Capitol

    Huntsville FFA attended the fifth annual Agricultural Education and Texas FFA Day at the Capitol hosted by the Texas FFA Association and the Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas. The Day at the Capitol was…

  • Representative John Otto Spoke to Rotarians Wednesday

    Our State Representative John Otto spoke to Huntsville Rotarians Wednesday about budget issues. In the 83rd Legislative Session, Representative Otto was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee and served as chair of the Education Subcommittee.…

  • Public Viewing of 2014 Instructional Materials Coming to HHS

    Huntsville Independent School District is providing an opportunity for viewing and public feedback on materials submitted to the district for adoption in Elementary and Middle school Mathematics, Elementary through High School Science and  Elementary through…

  • Bank Scam Phone Call Alert

    According to a story on KBTX, the Better Business Bureau of Brazos Valley has released to the media that certain automated phone calls that claim they are from Prosperity Bank and seek personal information are…