Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners Move Forward on Subdivision

    Monday morning, Walker County Commissioners moved a step forward in bringing the Texas Grand Ranch subdivision development to FM 1374. They approved the variance request to drop going through the machinations of a detailed study…

  • Congressman Brady Seeking Ways & Means Chairmanship

    Our 8th District Representative Kevin Brady, who is the current chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, may quite possibly become the next Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee. The current chairman, Congressman Dave Camp,…

  • SHSU History Professor to Sign Copies of ‘Poverty’ Book

    In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a piece of legislation that became known as the “War on Poverty” in response to the national poverty rate reaching 19 percent. The legislation and its effects are…

  • Tornadoes Rip Across Central and Southern U-S Resulting in Several Fatalities

    According to a report from earlier this morning, at least 18 people were killed yesterday by three different tornadoes that ripped though the central and southern U-S. In Arkansas, the emergency management department there confirmed…

  • Texas Monthly Executive Editor Skip Hollandsworth Visits SHSU

    Friday afternoon, SHSU’s Warner Endowed Chair for Journalism, Peter Roussel, conducted a fascinating and informative interview about writing technique and journalism with Texas Monthly executive editor Skip Hollandsworth in Studio A of the Dan Rather…

  • Camp Hope Initiative-Proposed Hospital

    We’ve been telling you about the Camp Hope Initiative for veterans which will focus on treating veterans with PTSD here in Huntsville. The PTSD Foundation, in conjunction with the HEARTS Veterans Museum, is having a…

  • Trinity ISD Board Meets Tonight

    The Trinity ISD will meet for a regular board meeting at the Administration Building tonight at six. The Board will hear recognition of Staff and students. The Curriculum director will present a discipline report. The…

  • Volunteers Hand Out Food Saturday

    Thanks for a job well-done should go out to the SHSU athletes and other volunteeers who helped unload an 18-wheeler full of Houston Food Bank food in the Stewart Elementary School parking lot Saturday to…

  • Camp Hope Initiative Ahead

    One of our guests on “Around Town” this weekend will be Camp Hope Veterans Coordinator Jeff Clark. Jeff filled us in on the initiative to bring Camp Hope, which assists veterans with PTSD, to Huntsville…

  • Crime Stoppers Bowling Fundraiser Saturday

    Our local Crime Stoppers is having a fundraiser this weekend at Huntsville Lanes. Crime Stoppers’ Debra Jones has the information . . . . CRIMESTOP4-24-14