Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Paris Terrorist Attack Morning Update

    The two terrorists involved in the murder of 12 people at the Paris offices of the satirical french newspaper Charlie Hebdo have been identified as two men in their 30’s–Said Kouachi and Cherif Kouachi. A…

  • SHSU Receives Grant From The Texas Joint Admission Medical Program

    Sam Houston State University’s Medical and Allied Health Programs office, in the College of Health Sciences, has received a $20,000 grant from the Texas Joint Admission Medical Program. The grant will provide for SHSU’s inaugural…

  • Sam Houston Tea Party Event Scheduled

    Sam Houston Tea Party spokesperson Linda Thompson informs us that on Tuesday, January 20th, the organization will host the Life, Liberty and Property Tour from 6 to 8 PM at the Veterans Conference Center on…

  • Need For A More Productive Senate Stressed By Senators McConnell & Durbin

    It appeared to be a kumbayah moment in the U-S Senate yesterday as Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democrat Dick Durbin talked about a more civil and productive Senate. Senator McConnell stressed bipartisanship…

  • Mayor Woodward Passes Along Items Of Community Interest

    At each Huntsville City Council session, “Items of Community Interest” are announced. At this week’s session, Huntsville Mayor Mac Woodward passed along some upcoming events . . . .   To keep up-to-date on City…

  • Terrorist Attack In Paris

    In Paris, at least 12 people were killed and four were seriously wounded in an attack at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris today. French President Francois Hollande told reporters, “This is a terrorist…

  • Council Discusses Economic Development In Workshop

    Tuesday, in a workshop, Huntsville City Councilmembers discussed possible ballot language to create an Economic Development fund to include eligible revenue increases as well as expenditure reductions. In his presentation, City Manager Matt Benoit talked…

  • Update On Commissioner Warren And Commissioners’ Court

    Walker County Precinct #3 Commissioner Bobby Warren was arrested last Friday morning for Class A misdemeanor driving while intoxicated in Montgomery County. He was released after posting bond. We asked Walker County Judge Danny Pierce…

  • Boehner Re-elected Speaker Of The House

    Tuesday, Republican Congressman John Boehner of Ohio was re-elected Speaker of the House . . . .   Boehner received 216 votes. Florida Republican Daniel Webster received 12 votes, with other votes spread among an…

  • Forest Service Says Controlled Burns Are Ahead

    U.S. Forest Service fire personnel will be burning areas in the national forests during the next few months. Sam Houston National Forest Fire Management Officer Brian Gidcumb says, “Folks may see a helicopter overhead, smoke…