Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. Commissioners will hold a public hearing on a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone possibly on Dodge-Oakhurst Road. Judge Danny Pierce will talk about proceeding…

  • Property Acquisition Committee Meets

    A committee put together to discuss the city issue of property acquisition and disbursement policy will meet this afternoon at 5:30 in the City Hall Conference Room. Committee members include Councilmember Ronald Allen, Councilmember Andy…

  • SHSU President Gibson Comments on Budget Issues

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was SHSU President Dana Gibson. One of the several questions we asked her was to fill us in on how the university budget was going. She said they…

  • SHSU Coach Fritz Headed to Georgia Southern

    Sam Houston State University head football coach Willie Fritz will be the new head coach at Georgia Southern. A press conference is scheduled for today at 11 AM at Georgia Southern in Statesboro, Georgia. Head…

  • HISD Begins Saturday Tours

    Huntsville ISD is opening its doors for Saturday morning Campus Tours for the community to visit the top campuses with identified needs. These tour opportunities will allow local citizens to see for themselves the needs…

  • “Lone Survivor” Opens Today

    The movie about local Navy Seal hero Marcus Luttrell’s ambush by over 100 Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, “Lone Survivor,” opens today at Huntsville Cinema 10. In 2005, Luttrell was the lone survivor among his team…

  • SHSU President Gibson Update on Campus Courses

    Sam Houston State University continues to move forward in what they have to offer students. We asked SHSU President Dr. Dana Gibson about academic changes and improvements on the campus and in campus courses .…

  • Martin Luther King Program Planned at SHSU

    This is the month that many Americans will celebrate the birth of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In addition to other scheduled observances in Huntsville, a program is planned at…

  • HPD Receives Recognition

    Recently, the Huntsville Police Department achieved Best Practices Recognition through the Texas Police Chief’s Association. Texas Law Enforcement Best Practices Review Program Coordinator and retired La Porte Police Chief, Richard Reff, who reviewed HPD, presented…

  • HIV Study Reports Higher Rates in County

    According to a study in the May 2013 issue of “The Professional Geographer,” areas surrounding TDCJ prison facilities report higher HIV rates than those that don’t have the facilities. The study found that in ZIP…