Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Walker County Alumni Scholarship Fundraiser

    Many Bearkats who live in Walker County beyond their college years have a desire to serve the university. True bearkats model the “measure of a life is its service” motto of Sam Houston.   A few…

  • The President Speaks with Reporters on Immigration Policy

    After meeting with Republican Senators to discuss immigration policy Thursday, President Trump spoke with members of the press about future legislation in regard to new policy . . . .

  • Governor Abbott Announces Approval of Request to Authorize Harvey FEMA Assistance for Houses of Worship

    Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton announced this week that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved their request to allow churches and religious organizations to receive the same public assistance available…

  • Mayor and H-E-B Teaming Up to Tackle Hunger

    City of Huntsville Mayor Andy Brauninger and H-E-B Huntsville will be participating in the Souper Bowl of Caring. That’s souper–spelled s-o-u-p-e-r. The food drive runs from January 5th through February 4th. Mayor Brauninger will be present…

  • SHSU Quarterback Receives National Honor

    The Division I Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA), in coordination with the 13 FCS conference offices, has announced Sam Houston State quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe being named its 2017 Offensive Player of the Year.…

  • Council Considers Contract with Public Sector Personnel Consultants

    At this week’s regular Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers considered authorizing the city manager to approve a contract with Public Sector Personnel Consultants to conduct a classification and compensation study in the amount of $48,000.…

  • Mayor Dons NDSU Tee-shirt to Fulfill Bet Agreement

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Mayor Andy Brauninger had to fulfill his part of a bet with Fargo, North Dakota Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney over the North Dakota State University…

  • Another Cold Night, Another Heating Fire

    New Waverly firefighters were preparing for a frigid start to their 24-hour shift at 7 Wednesday morning when they were dispatched to the first of a series of back to back emergency calls. The first…

  • Girls Who Code Club-Huntsville Public Library

    The Girls Who Code Club is being launched at the Huntsville Public Library. Those interested can learn how to build an app, design a videogame, and change the world through code? The club is a…

  • Hunger Strike Ends

    TDCJ Spokesperson Robert Hurst informs us that all 37 offenders who had been on a hunger strike at the Allred Unit in Iowa Park accepted meals Wednesday.