Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • President Trump Visits Pope Francis

    President Trump and Pope Francis met for half-an-hour in the Vatican Wednesday. The president was accompanied by his wife Melania, his daughter Ivanka, her husband Jared Kushner and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The president…

  • SHSU Student Wins National Kennedy Center Theatre Award

    Dominic Pecikonis, a student in Sam Houston State University’s musical theatre program, recently won a National Kennedy Center American College Theatre Musical Festival Award, which gave him a full ride scholarship to a prestigious summer…

  • Microsoft Powerpoint Classes at the Library

    The Huntsville Public Library is offering free Microsoft PowerPoint classes this summer! Classes will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays or 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and on Thursdays starting June 6th through…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday an unknown person forged checks in the 100 block of Mary Lake Court. Two thefts were investigated—one in the 100 block of I-45 and the…

  • Regents Approve New Academic Programs for SHSU

    The Texas State University System Board of Regents approved several new academic offerings for Sam Houston State University during its quarterly meeting on Friday, May 19, at Texas State University in San Marcos. According to…

  • Late Frank “Poncho” Roberts “Lying in State” Viewing on Wednesday

    Frank D. “Poncho” Roberts passed away in his home surrounded by family on Sunday May 21, 2017 in Huntsville, Texas, at age 85. A “Lying in State” viewing is scheduled for Wednesday May 24, 2017…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss purchasing office chairs with money left over from copier expenditures. County Treasurer Amy…

  • Texas Economy Expands

    The Texas economy expanded in April with the addition of 30,400 seasonally adjusted non-farm jobs. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.0 percent. Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Andres Alcantar said, “Texas employers continue…

  • Frank “Poncho” Roberts Dies

    Services were pending early this morning at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home for Frank “Poncho” Roberts, Sr.  Mr. Roberts passed away on Sunday, May 21st.

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday in the 2100 block of Sycamore Avenue a small amount of marijuana was located and turned in. In a case of criminal mischief, in the 1600…