Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Economic Impact Study Released

    Sam Houston State University is making an economic impact at both local and regional levels, according to a new economic impact study authored by SHSU economic professors Ed Blackburne and Bill Green. During the 2012…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Shutdown

    Congressman Kevin Brady says the president and senate are not being truthful with the American people. The president is saying the House Republicans don’t want to pay the nations bills and want this government shutdown…

  • Second Arrest in Guevera Murder

    A second arrest has been made in connection with what is under consideration as the gang-involved homicide of 16-year-old Josael Guevera. Guevera was found dead last month in the Sam Houston National Forest. Thursday, the…

  • Bearkat Homecoming Week

    They’re rolling out Homecoming Week at Sam Houston State University. Associate Director for Student Activities Brandon Cooper updates us . . . . BEARKHOM10-4-13

  • Texas Prison Museum Update

    Our guest on “Around Town” over the weekend was Texas Prison Museum Director Jim Willett. Jim projects the number of visitors will be up this year . . . . TEXPRIS#1-10-4-13 Jim tells us they’re…

  • Fair on the Square a Success

    It looks like attendance was up for the 39th Annual Fair on the Square this weekend in Huntsville. One estimate was put at 10 to 15-thousand. Organizers, fairgoers, and vendors felt this fair was more…

  • Alarm Permits Update

    The City of Huntsville recently amended its alarm ordinance, requiring those utilizing commercial and residential alarms within the city to have permits. The ordinance also outlines penalties for excessive false alarm calls at a given…

  • Texas Prison Museum Update

    Our guest on “Around Town” over the weekend was Texas Prison Museum Director Jim Willett. Jim projects the number of visitors will be up this year . . . . TEXPRIS#1-10-4-13 Jim tells us they’re…

  • Flags Fly at Half-Staff Today for Sgt. Virgil LaRue

    The City of Huntsville was granted permission by Governor Perry’s office to fly flags at half-staff today in honor of Sgt. Virgil LaRue, a WWII veteran and survivor of the Bataan Death March. Sgt. LaRue…

  • Fair on the Square Kicks Off

    The big Fair on the Square hits town this weekend in Huntsville. Tonight, the Rosenwall Band and Aubrey Lynn will be featured in the Pre-Fair on the Square concert. Tickets are $5 at the gate.…