Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Comedian Jerry Lewis Has Died

    Comedian, movie star and former host of the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation Labor Day Telethon, Jerry Lewis, is dead at the age of 91. His manager, Mark Rozzano, reported he died Sunday of natural causes at…

  • Mayor Brauninger to Speak Tonight

    Walker County Republican women will present Huntsville Mayor Andy Brauninger in a program called “Huntsville Growth: The Opportunities and The Challenges It Brings” tonight following a brief business meeting at 6 PM in the Auditorium…

  • Solar Eclipse Viewing Today

    Again a reminder that everyone is invited to join Sam Houston State University’s Society of Physics Students as they host solar eclipse viewing from noon to 1:30 p.m at the SHSU Observatory today. Students, faculty,…

  • Selections from the University Art Collection on View August 21st-31st

    Sam Houston State University’s Department of Art will exhibit selections from the University Art Collection at the LSC Gallery on Sam Houston State University campus from August 21, 2017 to August 31, 2017. The exhibition…

  • Barcelona Terrorist Incident

    Authorities in Spain have a manhunt underway to find the driver who crashed into pedestrians Thursday in Barcelona, which resulted in the deaths of 14 people and the injury of over 100 others. Several people…

  • Governor Signs Education Bill

    Governor Greg Abbott has signed House Bill 21 (HB 21) to create a school finance commission as well as provide immediate funding for public education, historic funding for charter school facilities and new programs for…

  • High School Board of Trustees Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will hold a regular board meeting tonight at six at the Hawkins Administration Building followed by a special board workshop. Board recognition for staff is on tonight’s agenda. Tonight’s “Consent…

  • SHSU Counseling Professor Receives Award

    Distinguished professor of counseling and Texas State University System regents’ professor, Richard Watts, recently received the Lifetime Service Award for his service to the Association for Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Values in Counseling. The association,…

  • Governor Abbott Signs Bill Which Limits Insurance Coverage for Abortion Procedures

    This week Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 214 which limits insurance coverage for abortion procedures.  Under this new law Texans will not be forced to pay for elective abortions through their insurance plans. This…

  • Agri-Life Extension Management of Whitetail Deer Program Ahead

    The Walker County AgriLife Extension office has an educational program on the management of whitetail deer harvest coming up. It will be Thursday, September 14th, at 6:30 PM at 102 Tam Road in Huntsville. The…