Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Local Candidate Debates Held Thursday

    A good crowd showed up for the Sam Houston Tea Party debate presentation last night at the Veterans Complex. The Tea Party’s Myrt Gribble hosted the event, and yours truly was the moderator asking candidates…

  • Sam Houston Statue “Tribute To Courage” Refreshing Drink Competition

    Director of Tourism and Cultural Services Kimm Thomas tells us that, in conjunction with celebrating the Statue of Sam Houston’s 21st anniversary, “we will be having a drink competition entitled ‘The Legend’ after Sam Houston.”…

  • New Sidewalks Coming To Huntsville

    If you haven’t heard, there was good news on sidewalks for Huntsville at this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council. Mayor Mac Woodward said sidewalks grants have come through. City Manager Matt Benoit…

  • Main Street Program Looking For Volunteers

    Huntsville, Texas is a city which has always been aided by a lot of volunteer support. Main Street Coordinator Lindsay Lauher fills us in on another way you can help . . . .  …

  • Forest Service Offering Temporary Jobs To Qualified Veterans

    The U.S. Forest Service is seeking qualified veterans for paid training in prescribed burns and wildland fire suppression for temporary positions. Veterans selected for the eight-week program must be 18 years or older with an…

  • Local Candidate Debate Tonight

    The big debate is tonight, and you’re invited. Sam Houston Tea Party is hosting a candidate’s debate tonight from 5:45 to 8 at the Veterans Conference Center on Highway 75. Spokesperson Linda Thompson tells us…

  • City Accepts Victims’ Service Coordinator Grant

    A Victims’ Service Coordinator Grant for $121,800 plus a $30,450 cash match grant was on Tuesday night’s City Council session “Consent Agenda” for acceptance consideration.  The City’s Dr. Sherry McKibben addressed the council . .…

  • SHSU Gala To Support Art Plus Community

    The SHSU Department of Art will host its second annual “Art + Community” gala tonight at 7 in the Lowman Student Center Ballroom. This year’s gala will honor Dan Phillips as “Outstanding Supporter of the…

  • Speaker Boehner Sets Record Straight on McCarthy & Benghazi Inquiry

    In a House GOP news conference Wednesday, candidate for speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy made clear to reporters, over the over the reaction to his recent comments on the purpose of the Benghazi investigations,…

  • Private Sector Jobs Added In Texas

    The State of Texas added 14,300 private sector jobs during the month of September, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report. The ADP Regional Employment Report measures the change in regional and state non-farm private…