Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Toy Gun Confiscated from Student at Huntsville Intermediate School

    Huntsville ISD reports that a Huntsville Intermediate School student brought a toy gun with an embedded laser to school Monday. Upon being displayed in class, the device was confiscated by the teacher. Appropriate disciplinary action…

  • HISD Planning Session Held Monday

    HISD boardmembers and local citizens met for another bond package planning session at Huntsville Intermediate School last night. Trustees presented eight separate bond package options to those attending. The options included taking no action to…

  • Bulletproof Wall Funding for D-A’s Office Approved

    In Monday morning’s court session, Walker County Commissioners agreed to accept the low bid from the LMC company for $39,470 to construct a bulletproof wall for the Walker County D-A’s office. Money to pay for…

  • Duck’s Unlimited Banquet this Week

    That famous annual banquet for duck hunters is coming back around again this week. Spokesperson Johnny Holland has the information . . . . DUCKSUNL2-10-14 Tickets are available at Huntsville ATV & Marine, The Gallery,…

  • HISD Bond Development Planning Session Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees is holding a Bond Development Planning Session this evening at 6:30 at the Huntsville Intermediate School on Highway 190 East. The public is invited to participate.

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. On today’s “Statutory Agenda,” Assistant District Attorney Quentin Russell will discuss approval of a resolution for capital trial reimbursement. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford…

  • SHSU’s “Real Talk with CJ” Features Task Force Chief’s Presentation on Fraud

    SHSU is having another “Real Talk with C-J” presentation this afternoon on campus. Criminal Justice Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles has the details . . . . KUHLESCJ2-7-14  

  • SHSU’s National Pan-Hellenic Council Taking Nominations

    In honor of Black History Month, Sam Houston State University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council is taking nominations for students, faculty and staff who have impacted the community and exemplify leadership skills to pay tribute to historic…

  • Use of Technology Continues to Grow in Libraries

    We had a couple members of the Huntsville Public Library’s staff as our guests on “Around Town” this past weekend. We asked Assistant City Librarian Tosha Gibbs, “How important is technology in today’s public libraries.…

  • Texas Named Number One Exporting State

    Texas has again been ranked the number one exporting state in the nation by the U.S. Census Bureau, making it the 12th consecutive year Texas has held this position. The state’s export revenues for 2013…