Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Public Meeting on Coach & Athletic Director

    The HISD Board of Trustees is holding a community meeting tonight to get input about the characteristics and experiences the community-at-large would like to see in the new Director of Boys’ Athletics and Head Football…

  • SHSU Walker County Area Alumni Second Annual Meeting

    SHSU Walker County Area Alumni and friends will host their second annual meeting on Monday, January 13th, from 6 to 9 PM at the Elkins Lake Clubhouse. Spokesperson Toni Bruner tells us more . .…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular sesion this evening at six at City Hall. Councilmembers will hear a presentation on Huntsville Police Department Best Practices Recognition. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes the second reading…

  • Commissioners Approve Filing Appeal to TCEQ

    In a special session Monday morning, Walker County Commissioners approved making an appeal to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding an out-of-compliance delivery certificate on equipment at a Precinct #2 fuel facility. Commissioner White…

  • 116-Year-Old Farmhouse Destroyed in New Waverly Fire

    New Waverly Firefighters responded just before 1 PM Monday to a house fire on Marion Lane, just South of the City. Within five minutes of the initial 9-1-1 call, the first crews were on the…

  • Hard Freeze Warning

    From the National Weather Service: THERE’S A HARD FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 THIS MORNING. A HARD FREEZE WATCH THAT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING WILL LIKELY BE UPGRADED TO…

  • City Manager Benoit Reflects on New Officers Added

    Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit was our guest on “Around Town” this weekend where he highlighted several accomplishments by the City and council this past year. One had to do with the Huntsville Police Department…

  • Houston Symphony to Perform at SHSU

    On March 18th, the Houston Symphony will perform a community concert at Sam Houston State University. “The Four Seasons,” a famous Vivaldi composition, will be performed with Concertmaster Frank Huang. Huang will be both conductor…

  • New Laws for 2014

    There are new laws on the books for Texans this new year. A first-time applicant for unemployment benefits must take a preliminary written screening test for drugs. If this test indicates the applicant is likely…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on 2014 Elections

    We asked Congressman Kevin Brady if he thinks the president’s current position in the polls will affect the 2014 elections . . . . BRADOBAM1-3-14