Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Alumni Recognized for Distinguished Accomplishments and Service

    Three SHSU alumni who have made a name for themselves in business, entertainment and news, and two alumni whose service to their alma mater and their communities is distinguished in itself, will be recognized during…

  • Internet Control Issue Looms

    There is much concern that the U-S will lose what internet control they have to less democratic entities internationally. Republican Tennessee Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn addressed the House Tuesday . . . .   The U-N…

  • Courthouse Closed Today

    Administrative Assistant to Walker County Commissioners Sonja Tennant has reported to us that County Judge Danny Pierce has closed the courthouse for the rest of the day today. There are air conditioning issues causing temperatures…

  • Gene Myrick Passes Away

    Gene Myrick, age 85, passed away September 2nd at his home. Mr. Myrick was active in many organizations in Huntsville, including Friends of the Library and the Old Town Theatre, and contributed greatly to the…

  • Houston Ship Channel Closed this Morning

    Following a tanker fire early this morning, the Coast Guard reports that the Houston Ship Channel was closed. A tanker known as the Aframax River may have struck an underwater sewer line. The accident breached…

  • Huntsville Bond Election Facility Tours

    Huntsville City Secretary Lee Woodward tells us, “The City of Huntsville is happy to provide facility tours for all of the locations for the upcoming bond election . . . .”

  • Voter Registration Open Through October 11th

    Don’t forget. The last day to register to vote for the November 8th election is October 11th. Make sure you get your registration in on time to cast your vote in the November election. Visit…

  • Leppley’s Comment on Trip to Buenos Aires Cattle Market

    This past weekend on “Around Town” we aired a very interesting interview with Texas Agri-Life Extension Agent Reg Leppley and a 4H Livestock Ambassador, Shelby Leppley. They had recently returned from an agricultural tour of…

  • “Not on My Campus” to Spread Sexual Assault Awareness

    Sam Houston State University’s Office of Equity and Inclusion–Title IX will launch its “Not On My Campus” campaign today with a table set up in the Lowman Student Center Mall Area from 11 a.m. to…

  • Hurricane Hermine Hits Florida

    Hurricane Hermine arrived at Florida’s Gulf Coast around 1:30 in the morning as a Category 1 hurricane.  In four hours, it was downgraded to a tropical storm classification. Hermine brought with it sustained winds of…