Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Nursing Program Fully Accredited

    The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing has notified Sam Houston State University that its nursing program has been fully accredited. The action is retroactive to Jan. 1, 2013, meaning that all SHSU nursing graduates…

  • National Public Lands Day Celebrated Saturday at Sam Houston National Forest

    Access to several recreation sites in the Sam Houston National Forest will be free to the public on Saturday, September 28th. Fees at Stubblefield Recreation Area, Double Lake Recreation Area, Cagle Boat Ramp, and Scott’s…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments on U-S Debt

    Our U-S Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, delivered a quick lesson on America’s debt from the floor of the senate this week . . . . CORNDEBT9-24-13 Meanwhile, the senate voted yesterday to push forward…

  • Man Found Dead in Sam Houston National Forest

    Walker County law enforcement authorities have charged 22-year-old Cristian Zamora with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a young unidentified Hispanic man whose body was found Monday morning in the Sam Houston National…

  • HPD Looking for Robbery Suspect

    The Huntsville Police Department is asking for assistance from the community in solving three robberies that have occurred over the past two weeks. It is believed the suspect in each of the robberies is the…

  • “Political Theatre” Monday Night at City Hall

    It was pure political theatre starring Ward #3 Councilmember Ron Allen at City Hall in Huntsville Monday night. A special session ensued last night to reconsider two agenda items from the September 17th Council meeting…

  • Walker County District Attorney David Weeks Honored

    The hard working efforts of another Walker County citizen has made the County proud. County Judge Danny Pierce informed everyone at Commissioners’ Court Monday . . . . PIERCEWEEKS9-23-13

  • Tax Abatement Agreement Okayed by Commissioners for Chemex Modular

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners approved a tax abatement agreement in Tax Abatement Zone Number One in the New Waverly area between the County and Chemex Modular. Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel, who has been working…

  • “Burn Bans” Lifted

    Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis has informed us that the “Burn Ban” for Walker County was lifted at nine this morning. The San Jacinto County Commissioners Court has also lifted the “Burn Ban”…

  • HISD Emergency Safety Drill Today

    Huntsville ISD is conducting a district-wide Emergency Safety Drill this morning.  All campuses have been placed on”Lock Down” as of 9 AM.  Do not be alarmed, this is only a drill to test and evaluate…