Articles Posted in the News Category

  • SHSU Student Art Exhibit On Display

    The SHSU Student Satellite Gallery will host the third annual exhibition of student work curated and organized by students in associate art professor Michael Henderson’s “Museum and Gallery Practices” class. “Zeitgeist,” German for “Spirit of…

  • Senator Cruz Comments On American Rights

    This week our Senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, spoke out on American rights in his opening statement in a Subcommittee Hearing on the State of Civil and Human Rights. Senator Cruz said, “A disturbing pattern…

  • Strategic Planning Session For City Held

    The Huntsville City Council held a Strategic Planning Session in the Library’s Community Room Tuesday that began at 8:30 in the morning and finished around 2:30. Economic development was a major focus of discussion with…

  • Andy Isbell On Fair Housing Issues

    Walker County Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell addressed County Commissioners this week on issues of Fair Housing, including offering a chance for public input during a public hearing. There was no community input. Mr.…

  • Santa Slam Kickball Tournament Yields Toys For Kids

    The Huntsville Police Officers Association recently partnered with the Sam Houston State University Sigma Alpha organization to hold the second annual “Santa Slam Kickball Tournament,” benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Walker County. According…

  • House Oversight Committee Questions Jonathan Gruber

    MIT Economics professor Jonathan Gruber distanced himself in a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Tuesday in regard to his former negative comments about the Affordable Care Act, he advised on, by…

  • Senate Report On CIA Interrogations

    Tuesday, the Senate Select Committe on Intelligence Chair Dianee Feinstein presented the statement about her committee’s report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation techniques . . . .   South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham spoke…

  • Strategic Planning Meeting

    Huntsville City Councilmembers were slated to attend and participate in a Strategic Planning Session today in the Huntsville Public Library Community Room. The meeting began at 8:30 this morning. The event is open to the…

  • No Burn Ban Or Fireworks Ban In County

    In Commissioners’ Court, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis explained the current moisture situation in the county with a Keetch-Byram Drought Index map showing the condition on the ground Monday . . . .…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday a trailer and two mowers were stolen from the 600 block of Highway 190. A known suspect passed counterfeit money in the 2500 block of Sam…