Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a known suspect threatened another person in the 800 block of 12th Street. On Saturday’s day shift, a forced entry commercial burglary was reported in…

  • Fair at SHSU to Connect Students with Local Organizations

    Students who are interested in volunteer service opportunities are invited to attend the Volunteer Opportunities Fair today from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Mall Area. The volunteer opportunities fair is…

  • New Hampshire Primary Today

    Today, actually, is the day of the first primary in the country since in Iowa they “caucus.” And, that primary is in the state of New Hampshire. In the polls, Republican candidate Donald Trump has…

  • Stubblefield Lake Road Bridge Project Considered By Commissioners

    In Monday’s regular Commissioners’ Court meeting, commissioners discussed the status of the Stubblefield Lake Road Bridge project. Walker County Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell has been in discussion with a federal official connected with…

  • Update on SHSU Campus Construction

    As you drive by the SHSU campus, you can’t help but notice those huge cranes towering over everything. Indeed, construction continues on the university’s campus. SHSU president, Dr. Dana Hoyt, recently filled us in .…

  • Commissioners Consider Approving a Renewal and New HGAC Grant Funds Through the Victims of Crime Act

    At Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, commissioners considered approving renewal of a current grant for a victim assistant coordinator and an application for new HGAC grant funds through the Victims of Crime act. First Assistant District…

  • Texas Launches Student Loan Repayment Program for Mental Health Professionals

    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has formally launched the Loan Repayment Program for Mental Health Professionals to help expand the state’s mental health workforce and improve access to mental health services in Texas.…

  • Empty Bowls Luncheon

    Local craft artisan Tamara Chasteen informed us she is inviting the public to the Ninth Annual Empty Bowls luncheon today at the Eclectic Cafe Studio and Gallery at 1211 19th Street from 11 to 2.

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners get together for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. Walker County Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell will discuss approval of the relocation of office space assigned to…

  • SHSU Candidate Forum This Week

    Mark your calendar. There’s another candidate forum coming up this week. SHSU Student Government Association spokesperson Marshall Herklotz updates us . . . .