Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • DSHS Fish Consumption Warning

    For your health information, we’ve been informed that the Texas Department of State Health Services issued a fish consumption advisory for Lake Livingston and portions of the Trinity River after laboratory testing of fish samples…

  • Police News

    Police News

    Looking back over the week in Huntsville Police news, on the night shift last Friday 31-year-old Eric Thomas was arrested on a harassment warrant in the 2500 block of Sam Houston Avenue. On the day…

  • COME Organization Offering Scholarship

    The local COME Organization is offering a $500 Ruth Finnegan Scholarship to a 2016 Huntsville High School graduate for college freshman educational expenses. Applications are available at the COME Resale Shop or at the College…

  • Texas Independence Day & Sam Houston’s Birthday

    Texas Independence and Sam Houston’s Birthday were celebrated on a beautiful day of sunshine at Sam Houston’s grave at Oakwood Cemetery Wednesday. Several local dignitaries were on hand to comment on the occasion. The guest…

  • HISD Announces Athletic Department Administrative Changes

    Huntsville ISD announces upcoming changes impacting the district’s athletic department. The district congratulates Coach Marcus Evans, HISD Athletic Director for Girls/Co-Ed Sports & Head Golf Coach, on his retirement announcement. This week, after a 35…

  • Statue Visitor Center Renovation & Architect Issue Discussed by City Council

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers talked about possibly approving an agreement with architects to complete design and provide construction observation services for a remodel and expansion to the Sam Houston Statue and…

  • Business Expo and Taste of Huntsville Event Tonight

    Don’t forget the Chambers Business Expo and Taste of Huntsville is tonight from 5 to 7:30 PM at the Walker County Fairgrounds. Admission is ten dollars. Five dollars for children under ten.

  • GOP Debate in Detroit and a Romney Speech in Utah Today

    Taking a look at national politics going on today. The Fox Republican presidential debate will be tonight at 8 in Detroit at the Fox Theatre. Also, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be giving…

  • Texas Independence and Sam Houston Birthday Celebrated Today

    The 35th Annual Texas Independence Day and General Sam Houston Birthday commemoration will be held today. Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center spokesperson Jamie Matthews tells us more . . . .   There will be…

  • Special Chef Presentation This Week

    SHSU professor of Hospitality, Tourism and Event Planning, Ryan Fenley, tells us that professional chef Michael Gabriel, who has appeared on “Hell’s Kitchen,.” will visit Sam Houston State University tomorrow . . . .  …