Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • COME Auction & Dessert Party Fundraiser Saturday

    The Community Organization for Missionary Endeavor, or COME, is having an Auction and Dessert Party on Saturday, November 9th, at 7p.m. at the Prison Museum on Highway 75 North. The organization has a new building…

  • SHSU Annual Tree Light Ceremony Scheduled

    Students, faculty, staff, and community members will celebrate the spirit of the holiday season during the 93rd Annual Tree of Light Ceremony on Tuesday, December 3rd, from 6 to 7 PM in Bearkat Plaza.  SHSU…

  • Elections Results

    In Tuesday night’s local elections, 4,039 ballots were cast out of 29,519 registered voters in Walker County–that’s a voter turnout of 13.68 percent. In the local option liquor election in Justice of the Peace Precinct…

  • Veterans Week Coming

    The Sam Houston State University Veterans Resource Center will join forces with other campus organizations Nov. 11-15 to salute America’s troops and honor veterans with a week full of opportunities that will help those who…

  • Sam Houston Museum Presentation Tonight

    Sam Houston Memorial Museum Collections Registrar Sandra Rogers tells us that Texas State University Anthropology Department archeologist and adjunct faculty member W.W. “Dub” Crook will make a presentation regarding “The Peopling of the Americas” at…

  • October City Water Maintenance Successful

    The City of Huntsville conducted a successful maintenance process on its water distribution system during October, and the staff would like to thank all residents for their cooperation and patience during the process. According to…

  • Testimony on the Obamacare Rollout Continued Tuesday

    The back-and-forth on Obamacare in Washington continues. Tuesday–before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee–Republican Senator from Tennessee Lamar Alexander questioned Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner on issues related to…

  • Texas Equine Incentive Program

    Horses are a big focus of interest in our part of the state. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says, “The horse industry has a statewide economic impact of more than $5 billion a year.” To…

  • Elections Held Today

    The November 5th  Regular and Special Election, to be facilitated by Walker County, will include City races for Mayor at-Large, four Council ward positions and a Special Election for Position 1 at-Large, as well as…

  • Santa’s Helpers Bowling Tournament Saturday

    You are invited to participate in or help sponsor the Santa’s Helpers Bowling Tournament scheduled for Saturday, November 9th, at noon at Huntsville Lanes. Registration will begin at 11:30. Santa’s Helpers is a ministry that…