Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Texas Baptist Historian Dr. Alan Lefever Addresses Sam Houston Celebration Attendees

    The life of Sam Houston was celebrated in prayer, songs and speeches Monday morning at the Mance Park Middle School auditorium, down the street from the Sam Houston grave site. Guest speaker was Dr. Alan…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet at six this evening at City Hall. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda” is consideration of the abandonment of a sanitary Sewer Easement on the Smyth/Gibbs property. Tonight’s “Statutory Agenda” includes…

  • Local Rodeo Athlete Wins Big In Arlington

    Huntsville resident and recent SHSU graduate 23-year-old Taylor Price has won big, and I mean really big, in RFD-TV’s The American Rodeo in Arlington. He split winnings with 24-year-old Resse Riemer of Stinnett, Texas and…

  • Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Addresses AIPAC

    Monday, the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu addressed AIPAC, or the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, about the speech he’ll make before congress tomorrow regarding the Iran nuclear weapons issue. He stressed that anything…

  • EMC Butch Davis Comments On Storm Shelter

    On our “Around Town” public affairs program this past weekend, County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis and City Administrator John Waldo were our guests. Walker County has a very large, modern storm shelter now. For…

  • DPS License Renewal Online

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging customers to plan ahead for the busy weeks surrounding Spring Break and take advantage of early renewals, online services or visit a driver license  center when renewing…

  • Homeland Security Bill Debate Continues

    Shortly before the midnight Friday deadline, the House approved funding a bill for Homeland Security for only a week. Friday’s action was the result of a 357 to 60 vote. House SpeakerJohn Boehner has said…

  • Texas Independence & Sam Houston Celebration

    Huntsville’s Director of Tourism and Cultural Arts Kimm Thomas tells us she’s very excited to be celebrating Texas Independence Day and General Sam Houston’s birthday today . . . .

  • SHSU Criminal Justice Students Career Week

    SHSU Career Counselor Michelle Meers tells us that, “The College of Criminal Justice will introduce students to important skills that will help them during their job searches over a couple of workshops during Career Week,…

  • John Waldo Comments On Downtown Fire Station Usefulness In Severe Weather Emergency

    On “Around Town” over the weekend we talked to Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis and City Coordinator John Waldo about various issues connected with this week’s observance of Severe Weather Awareness Week. We asked…