Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Architect Burns Addresses Commissioners On Justice Building Project

    In Commissioners Court Monday, commissioners discussed the status of the project to rehabilitate the Justice Complex by Burns architecture. Architect Ken Burns addressed commissioners in regard to what was planned . . . .  …

  • SHSU Alumni To Be Honored

    Four SHSU alumni who have made names for themselves in business, the NFL and politics, and two alumni whose service to their alma mater and their communities is distinguished in itself, will be recognized during…

  • HPD Lt. Jim Barnes First Day Of School Traffic Alert

    HPD Lt. Jim Barnes reminds us HISD begins school today and SHSU starts this week . . . .

  • Welcome Week For Monday At SHSU

    “Welcome Week” continues at SHSU. Assistant Director for the Department of Student Activities Brandon Cooper updates us on what happens today . . . .

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet at the courthouse at nine this morning. Commissioners will receive department reports. Commissioners will have a public hearing on the Proposed Budget. They will discuss and vote to set salaries, expenses…

  • Avenue J Street Work Underway

    The City informs us that construction efforts are underway for the new dorm at the south end of the SHSU campus between Avenues I and J. A new 12″ water line is being installed to…

  • SHSU Nursing Program A Success

    The nursing program at SHSU has been a great success. SHSU President, Dr. Dana Hoyt, updated us on it on “Around Town” this past weekend . . . .  

  • HISD’s Dr. Wright Comments On New Courses

    HISD classes get underway today in Huntsville. We recently asked HISD Superintendent, Dr. Howell Wright, what kind of courses had been added to the District’s curriculum lately? . . . .   Dr. Wright also…

  • TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston Honored

    The American Correctional Association has awarded Brad Livingston, Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the 2015 Edward R. Cass Correctional Achievement Award. The award was created in 1962 in honor of Edward…

  • City Is NOT Under Boil Water Notice

    The City of Huntsville is NOT under a Boil Water Notice. Residents may have been incorrectly informed by outside sources that the city was under a notice. City system pressures have been maintained above levels…