Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Forest Service Offering Temporary Jobs To Qualified Veterans

    The U.S. Forest Service is seeking qualified veterans for paid training in prescribed burns and wildland fire suppression for temporary positions. Veterans selected for the eight-week program must be 18 years or older with an…

  • Local Candidate Debate Tonight

    The big debate is tonight, and you’re invited. Sam Houston Tea Party is hosting a candidate’s debate tonight from 5:45 to 8 at the Veterans Conference Center on Highway 75. Spokesperson Linda Thompson tells us…

  • City Accepts Victims’ Service Coordinator Grant

    A Victims’ Service Coordinator Grant for $121,800 plus a $30,450 cash match grant was on Tuesday night’s City Council session “Consent Agenda” for acceptance consideration.  The City’s Dr. Sherry McKibben addressed the council . .…

  • SHSU Gala To Support Art Plus Community

    The SHSU Department of Art will host its second annual “Art + Community” gala tonight at 7 in the Lowman Student Center Ballroom. This year’s gala will honor Dan Phillips as “Outstanding Supporter of the…

  • Speaker Boehner Sets Record Straight on McCarthy & Benghazi Inquiry

    In a House GOP news conference Wednesday, candidate for speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy made clear to reporters, over the over the reaction to his recent comments on the purpose of the Benghazi investigations,…

  • Private Sector Jobs Added In Texas

    The State of Texas added 14,300 private sector jobs during the month of September, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report. The ADP Regional Employment Report measures the change in regional and state non-farm private…

  • TxDOT Meeting Scheduled

    The Texas Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting for Thursday, October 15th, at 4:00 p.m. to receive comments on the November 2016 updates to the 2016 Unified Transportation Program (UTP). You may participate…

  • National Night Out Held Tuesday

    Local law enforcement held their big National Night Out in the Ravenwood Shopping Center Tuesday. We caught up with HPD Lt. Jim Barnes out at the event, and he commented on what was going on…

  • City Council Approves Applications For Cultural District Grants

    At Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers considered approval of two applications for grants for the City’s Cultural District, in particular along Town Creek. Cultural Services Coordinator Linda Pease explained the grants. The first,…

  • Jeffrey Martinez Trial To Begin

    The KBTX website reports that selection of a jury and the opening statements in the Jeffrey Martinez trial for manslaughter got underway on Tuesday in Huntsville. Martinez is on trial for driving in the wrong…