Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • United Way of the Piney Woods Needs Volunteers

    We’ve been telling you about how the United Way of the Piney Woods will be open to receiving grant applications beginning Friday, February 19th. Well, the local United Way is also looking for local volunteers…

  • SHSU To Host African World Documentary Film Festival

    Sam Houston State University’s film production program will host the Africa World Documentary Film Festival today in observance of Black History Month. The film festival will begin at noon in the Lowman Student Center Theater.…

  • Bernie & Hillary Square-off in Debate Thursday

    Thursday, presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton sparred over issues from minority rights to health care in a debate in Milwaukee sponsored by PBS. Sanders criticized Clinton for Wall Street contributions to her campaign…

  • Rita B Huff Roses for Rescues This Weekend

    This weekend the Rita B Huff Animal Shelter is holding their Roses for Rescues, and you’re invited to participate. Board member Sharon Rose updates us . . . .

  • United Way Grant Applications Open Up Soon

    United Way of the Piney Woods Coordinator Sheila Cannon tells us that their organization will be open to receive grant applications . . . . Ms. Cannon informed us that those who can apply for…

  • Phase II of the DMV’s Two Steps for Vehicle Inspection and Registration

    The Walker County Vehicle Registration Office is stepping up to assist customers during the second year of the “Two Steps, One Sticker” program for vehicle inspection and registration. Beginning on March 1, 2016, the transition…

  • Speaker Ryan Talks about North Korea Sanctions

    As we informed you, this week the U-S Senate passed a bill on sanctions against North Korea in regard to their dangerous and destabilizing efforts in the area of nuclear weapons and missiles. In his…

  • Christie and Fiorina Drop Out of Race

    Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie has officially suspended his campaign along with Carly Fiorina following the New Hampshire primary. Governor Christie finished sixth in the primary, while former HP executive Fiorina finished seventh. Remaining candidates…

  • Iranian Shaming of Navy

    Wednesday, state TV in Iran showed video of one of the ten captured U-S Navy sailors crying while he and the crew with him were being held captive by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard in the past.…

  • Sam Houston Tea Party Candidate Presentation Tonight

    The Sam Houston Tea Party is inviting you to Meet the Candidates this evening from 6:30 PM to 8 PM at Alpha Omega Academy 3891 Hwy. 30 West, in Huntsville. The doors will open to…