Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Samuel Walker Houston 110th All-School Reunion

    Former students and teachers of the Samuel Walker Houston High School will gather July 21-24 for the 110th All-School Reunion. The school was founded by Samuel Houston who came back home to Huntsville shortly after…

  • Diabetes Workshop at HMH

    If you are suffering from diabetes, Huntsville Memorial Hospital is sponsoring a special workshop in conjunction with the Walker County Healthy Initiatives program. The 6-week course starts tomorrow (today) and runs through August 16th. Lisa…

  • Teacher Welcome Packets

    School bells will soon be ringing in local districts as summer is just about over for teachers and students. Huntsville and New Waverly districts will have their first day of classes on Monday, August 22nd,…

  • Five Dallas Police Officers Killed Thursday-Update

    Thursday night in downtown Dallas five Dallas Police officers were killed and six wounded following an anti-police march. The shooter, 25-year-old Micah Xavier Johnson, was eventually blown up by a police robot carrying an explosive…

  • FBI Director Comey Testifies Before House Committee

    Thursday, FBI Director James Comey testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on his department’s investigation of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server in the basement of her home…

  • Good Shepherd Mission’s Reverend Dave Smith Introducing “Mission Mobile Ministry Machine”

    Even another ministry is getting underway at the Good Shepherd Mission. It all involves the Mission Mobile Ministry Machine. Mission executive director Reverend Dave Smith tells us more . . . .   Reverend Dave…

  • Mayor Brauninger Salutes SHSU Baseball Team

    If you haven’t heard, this week the City proclaimed July 5th SHSU Baseball Team Day. Mayor Andy Brauninger made the proclamation at this week’s regular meeting of the council . . . .

  • 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…