Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • New SHSU Food Pantry Program To Fill Need

    Sam Houston State University’s appetite for serving others is proving voracious this fall as volunteers prepare for the opening a new Food Pantry for SHSU students. The SHSU Food Pantry’s first distribution date is scheduled…

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Tax Issues

    If you’ve been complaining about taxes, you have every right to. Congressman Kevin Brady says, “The United States of America, a country built on free enterprise, is now nation number #32 on the International Tax…

  • Breaking News–Dallas Ebola Patient Dead

    Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has announced that Thomas Eric Duncan, the man who recently traveled from West Africa to Dallas infected with the Ebola Virus, is dead.  He died this morning. His death…

  • Stabbing Reported In Huntsville Monday

    Tuesday afternoon, HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes filled us in on a violent incident that occurred in Huntsville on Monday . . . .      

  • SHSU Football Players Arrested For Fighting

    According to SHSU’s Houstonian newspaper, two SHSU football players were arrested Sunday for fighting. At 12:44 AM Sunday, Freshman player Jaylen Fails and sophomore wide-receiver Kiante Griffin were arrested at the Brookplace Student Apartments by…

  • National Night Out Celebrated Last Night In Huntsville

    Last night’s National Night Out event in the Academy and Target parking lots brought out the finest in law enforcement in Walker County including HPD, the Fire Department, Sheriff’s Office, EMS, DPS, SHSU Police, the…

  • Homecoming Underway At SHSU

    It’s that time of the year again for that big celebration at SHSU, and Associate Director for Student Activities Brandon Cooper tells us what’s on for Wednesday . . . .   More to come…

  • Council Approves Changes In City’s Health Plan

    A resolution regarding some changes in the City’s Health Plan was up for approval at last night’s City Council session. One of the changes would include a $50 surcharge for smokers. The City’s Human Resources…

  • National Night Out Kicks Off At 4 PM

    HPD Officer Mark Jenkins tells us that the City of Huntsville is hosting National Night today from 4 to 7 PM in the Target and Academy parking lot . . . .   In addition…

  • Cypress Hospital Treating Patient With Low Risk For Ebola

    According to a story on KTRK News in Houston, Cypress’ North Cypress Medical Center is treating a patient who has what they say is an “extremely low risk” chance of having Ebola. The report says…