Articles Posted in the News Category

  • SHSU First-Year College Program

    According to a U.S News ranking, as many as one in three first-year students won’t return for their sophomore year. The first year of college has emerged as the critical threshold for determining college success,…

  • Early Primary Voting Update

    Walker County Elections Manager Julie Cooper reports that the total number of voters checked-in during early voting Wednesday was 494–of those voters, 81 voted in the Democratic Primary and 413 in the Republican Primary. This…

  • Republican Debate Tonight

    Another Republican Presidential Debate will be held tonight. The five remaining candidate’s will get together to spar over the issues tonight at 7:30 at the University of Houston’s Moore’s Opera Center. The center seats 800…

  • Business Expo & Taste of Huntsville Ahead

    The Business Expo and Taste of Huntsville are coming to town. Huntsville-Walker County spokesperson Scott Francis tells us all about it . . . .   Mr. Francis said, “There is a business-only hour for…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a known suspect made an alarming threat in the 200 block of FM 2821 West. An unknown suspect damaged a City radar trailer in the 400…

  • Cedric Charles Lister Sentenced

    The Huntsviille Item reported that 55-year-old Huntsville resident Cedric Charles Lister was sentenced to 40 years in District Judge Hal Ridley’s court Tuesday for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. In September, a Walker County…

  • Students to Showcase Bearkat Scrappy Quilts

    Family and consumer science students currently enrolled in the “Introduction to Soft Textiles” course will debut their “Bearkat Scrappy Quilts” today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Margaret Lea Houston Building Courtyard. The…

  • Trump Wins Nevada

    Tuesday, Donald Trump triumphed in the Nevada Caucus vote . . . .   Trump came out on top with 45 percent of the vote, followed by Rubio with 24 percent and Cruz with 21.…

  • Schools Burglarized in New Waverly

    KBTX Channel 3 reports school vandalism caught on camera is being investigated in Walker County. The Walker County Sheriff’s office reported that four New Waverly campuses were burglarized on two different days. Some local businesses…

  • SM Energy Reimburses County

    At Monday morning’s meeting, Walker County commissioners considered accepting reimbursement from SM Energy for $57,412 for damage to roads due to oil traffic. Precinct #3 Commissioner Glen Reader commented . . . .   Commissioners…