Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Tree Sale Ahead

    Mark your calendar for next weekend. The Walker County Proud Communities is having there Tree Sale, Saturday, February 6th, from 7 AM to Noon at the Walker County Storm Shelter at 455 Highway 75 North…

  • New SHSU-HISD Partnership Promotes Higher Education for All

    Approximately 250 Huntsville High School seniors visited Sam Houston State University recently to get a first-hand, up-close view of some of the things they might experience as a college student, including individual assistance with the…

  • Strategic Design Team Plan Introduced at HISD Trustee’s Thursday Session

    At HISD’s Board of Trustees meeting last night, those in attendance heard what the Strategic Design Team’s basic plan was to improve HISD. Thirty-eight people from diverse segments of the community had come together for…

  • Donald Trump a “No-Show” for Thursday’s Debate

    The lack of Donald Trump in the lineup didn’t deter the other 7 Republican candidates for president from exchanging barbs with each other at last night’s debate. The usual issues were covered from immigration to…

  • Candidate Forum Saturday

    Sam Houston Tea Party spokesperson Linda Thompson informs us that tomorrow, January 30th, from 11 to 3 PM, the Tea Party is hosting candidates for U-S Congress and statewide positions to participate in debate .…

  • Rita B Huff Adoption Center Planning February Events

    A couple of very important events for the Rita B Huff Adoption Center are coming up in February. Rita B Huff board president Elaine Brown tells us all about it . . . .  …

  • Two Individuals Will be Recognized at The Wall of Honor Ceremony at SHSU

    The Sam Houston State University College of Humanities and Social Sciences will recognize two individuals during the 2016 Wall of Honor ceremony on Feb. 19th whose service and accomplishments for the college have been exemplary.…

  • Ken Zonker Exhibit Opening at Wynne Home

    Make plans to visit the Wynne Home for “Ken Zonker: A Retrospective (1941-2002).” The exhibit will be on display from January 30th through April 30th. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, January 30th,…

  • Trump Explains to Fox’s Bill O’Reilly Why He Will Not Appear at Tonight’s Debate

    Wednesday night during an interview with Bill O’Reilly, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump did not relent on his choice of not attending the Fox News/Google Republican presidential debate tonight. Trump expressed to O’Reilly that he…

  • James Garrett Freeman Executed

    Former Wharton County resident James Garrett Freeman was executed last night at the Huntsville Unit for the shooting death of Texas Game Warden Justin Hurst nine years ago. Approximately 100 game wardens and other law…