Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Martin Luther King Jr. Presentations Today

    Sam Houston State University’s history department will celebrate civil rights heroes and milestones with an afternoon of presentations of local and national scholars today. Associate Professor of History Jeffrey Littlejohn tells us the six, 30-minute…

  • County Clerk Office Update

    At this week’s regular Commissioners Court session, County Clerk Kari French thanked all her employees for their help for the past three years since she took over the office . . . . COUNTYCLRK1-15-14

  • Huntsville Youth Soccer Spring Registration

    Huntsville Youth Soccer Association spring registration dates are the next three Saturdays from 10am to 3pm at Carbonero Restaurant next to 3 Spoons. Kids ages 4 through 15 are eligible to play recreational soccer. For…

  • Assistant Ag Commissioner Rhodes Comments on Texas Water Future

    Water issues will affect the state of Texas for many years ahead. Texas Assistant Agriculture Commissioner Rick Rhodes says most people “associated with agriculture understand how important water is to our crops and to our…

  • Congressman Brady on Walmart Employee Coverage vs. Obamacare

    You might think that Obamacare provides better coverage than what Wal Mart offers its employees. If you thought that, you would be wrong. Congressman Kevin Brady explains . . . . WALVSOBAM1-15-14  

  • HPD Investigating Theft Ring

    The Huntsville Police Department is currently investigating a multi-jurisdictional theft ring that spans from Irving to Conroe. According to HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes, two instances of “purse snatching” in the Huntsville Wal-Mart parking lot were…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift last Friday police were dispatched to an aggravated robbery by a possibly known suspect out on FM 247. A residential burglary was investigated in the 100 block…

  • More Handicap Access at Courthouse Moving Forward

    Monday, County Judge Danny Pierce sought approval from County Commissioners on moving forward with plans for handicap access on the the east side of the courthouse . . . . HANDICAP1-14-14 Judge Pierce said he…

  • Online Programs at SHSU Receive National Rankings

    For the third consecutive year, Sam Houston State University has earned national recognition in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of online education programs. Of the four programs SHSU submitted for review in the…

  • Speaker Boehner Comments on Job Issues

    December 2013 was the weakest month for job growth in the U-S since January 2011. House Speaker John Boehner, spoke to reporters in Washington following a caucus meeting at the capitol on job issues .…