Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Addresses AIPAC

    Monday, the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu addressed AIPAC, or the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, about the speech he’ll make before congress tomorrow regarding the Iran nuclear weapons issue. He stressed that anything…

  • EMC Butch Davis Comments On Storm Shelter

    On our “Around Town” public affairs program this past weekend, County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis and City Administrator John Waldo were our guests. Walker County has a very large, modern storm shelter now. For…

  • DPS License Renewal Online

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging customers to plan ahead for the busy weeks surrounding Spring Break and take advantage of early renewals, online services or visit a driver license  center when renewing…

  • Homeland Security Bill Debate Continues

    Shortly before the midnight Friday deadline, the House approved funding a bill for Homeland Security for only a week. Friday’s action was the result of a 357 to 60 vote. House SpeakerJohn Boehner has said…

  • Texas Independence & Sam Houston Celebration

    Huntsville’s Director of Tourism and Cultural Arts Kimm Thomas tells us she’s very excited to be celebrating Texas Independence Day and General Sam Houston’s birthday today . . . .

  • SHSU Criminal Justice Students Career Week

    SHSU Career Counselor Michelle Meers tells us that, “The College of Criminal Justice will introduce students to important skills that will help them during their job searches over a couple of workshops during Career Week,…

  • John Waldo Comments On Downtown Fire Station Usefulness In Severe Weather Emergency

    On “Around Town” over the weekend we talked to Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis and City Coordinator John Waldo about various issues connected with this week’s observance of Severe Weather Awareness Week. We asked…

  • CPAC 2015

    Speakers at the at CPAC 2015, the Conservative Political Action Conference held last week, included a long list of conservatives, especially possible future presidential candidates including Jeb Bush, Dr. Ben Carson, Senator Ted Cruz, Carly…

  • Bearkat Mania At SHSU Today

    Huntsville area businesses and organizations will be at Sam Houston State University to chat with students about the services they provide, as well as hand out goodies, for the “spring edition” of Bearkat Mania today.…

  • TxDOT Construction Monday

    According to the TxDOT website, because of construction beginning Monday at 8 AM on Highway 75, southbound traffic will be closed under the bridge at I-45 and will be detoured south to State Highway 30.…