Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Congressman Brady Comments on New Chairman Position

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady recently accepted the position of Chairman of the House, Ways & Means Committee. I recently asked him how the job was going, and that I understand he gets no…

  • Change to Off-Campus Dialing Coming Soon at SHSU

    In collaboration with local law enforcement, Sam Houston State University’s Division of Information Technology will change the process for placing off-campus calls from a university line. Beginning Aug. 15, individuals must dial 8, rather than…

  • Sheriff’s Office Seeking James Edward Tubbs

    On July 1st, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in Riverside at the residence of 65-year-old James Edward Tubbs. Investigators had received numerous complaints of drug dealing at the residence, and it…

  • Council Hears Rita B Huff Budget Request

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, former mayor and a member of the Rita B Huff Humane Society Adoption board, Mac Woodward, spoke to councilmembers regarding a budget request . .…

  • Walker County Needs Election Workers

    The Walker County Elections Department is actively seeking citizens to serve as election workers during early voting and on election day. County Election Officer Diana McRae said,“The Secretary of State’s Office is predicting a record…

  • Speaker Ryan Comments on Hillary Clinton and FBI Director Comey

    In a news conference in Washington Wednesday, Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan expressed strong feelings in regard to FBI director Comey’s decision not to recommend Hillary Clinton for indictment for classified email on…

  • FEMA Update

    More Texans are eligible for federal disaster assistance for the April storms, and many more have additional time to register with FEMA for aid. FEMA extended the period during which those affected by the storms…

  • SHSU & Texas A&M Will Share $500,000 for Monarch Butterfly Study

    Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has announced Texas A&M University and Sam Houston State University will share about $500,000 in funding for a research project to study the monarch butterfly. The research will document the monarch…

  • Lake Road & Sam Houston Avenue Development Agreements Approved By Council

    Tuesday night the Huntsville City Council discussed two development agreements for infrastructure, street and apartment units to be constructed on Lake Road and Sam Houston Avenue, including the City’s financial participation in infrastructure development. The…

  • More Comments from FBI Director Comey on Clinton’s Personal Email Issues

    No charges were recommended against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton Tuesday by FBI Director James Comey based on intent and similar legal situations. And Director Comey, in stating the facts, contradicted Hillary Clinton’s statement that…