Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • More on New Riverside Fire Truck

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners approved $18,343 to participate in the cost of new fire truck for Riverside. Dick Goldin, assistant to the Riverside Fire Chief, was at the meeting and filled us in on the…

  • HISD Board Workshop

    The HISD Board of Trustees will have a board workshop this afternoon at 5:30 at the Hawkins Administration Building. Board members will hear a Campus Safety Presentation and discuss the HISD 2013-14 Budget Proposal and…

  • Education Commissioner Michael Williams to Speak at SHSU Commencement

    Texas Commissioner of Education Michael L. Williams will deliver the commencement address to more than 1,000 Sam Houston State University degree candidates during graduation ceremonies on Aug. 3rd. Williams will speak to students in the…

  • Election Filing Dates

    The City of Huntsville would like to remind all residents that the official filing dates for a place on the November 5, 2013 General Election ballot are now through August 26, 2013. City Hall, located…

  • Double-Murder Update

    At the close of last week, law enforcement authorities were interviewing relatives of 55-year-old Shanta Faye Crawford who–along with her 18-month-old grandson, Aidyen Benjamin Lewis–died in a double murder in Huntsville last Wednesday. No names…

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. County Auditor Patricia Allen will discuss the possible approval of payment to the Riverside Volunteer Fire Department for participation…

  • SHSU Ranks Among Top Colleges for Value

    SHSU Associate Director of Communications Julia May tells us that the university has been ranked number 115 among the “top 150 best colleges for the money” nationwide by College Factual–a new site that uses customizable…

  • HISD Career & Tech Education

    HISD Board of Trustee members heard reports on various aspects of overall campuses and areas of specialized education at last week’s regular meeting. David Rosser, Director of Career and Technical Education, reports that his department…

  • Entergy’s Stan Foley Update on Hurricane Readiness

    Texas Entergy Customer Service Manager Stan Foley was our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend. We asked Stan if we have another hurricane blow through, will we be better set for electricity restoration this…

  • Local Authorities Seeking Publics Help on Double Murder

    Authorities are seeking the help of the public for any information regarding Wednesday’s double murder in Huntsville. Dead are 55-year-old Shanta Faye Crawford, and her grandson, 18-month-old Aiyden Benjamin Lewis. Shanta Crawford’s husband, Robert, discovered…