Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Sammy Awards Nominations Underway

    SHSU’s Associate Director for Student Activities, Brandon Cooper, tells us that “The Sammys is the official student award ceremony for SHSU.” He says, “It’s the university’s opportunity to recognize those amazing student leaders and student…

  • DPS Changes Fingerprint Collection

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is statutorily required to enforce the laws passed by the Texas Legislature. As such and based on concerns and questions raised by a number of legislators regarding the statutory…

  • Library Activities For Kids

    There are several activities this week at the Huntsville Public Library designed with kids in mind. Children’s Coordinator Kristi Glasgow tells us all about it . . . .

  • Go Red For Women Day

    This is the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women Day.” You’re asked to wear red in support of the fight against heart disease in women. For 10 years, women have been fighting heart disease…

  • HISD Superintendent Wright On “90 Day Plan”

    HISD’s new superintendent Dr. Howell Wright has been acclimating himself with the District. We talked with him Thursday morning . . . .   Last night, Superintendent Wright met with HISD Board members for a…

  • Tree Sale Tomorrow

    The Walker County Proud Communities Tree Sale will be this Saturday from 7:30 to 11:30 at the Walker County Storm Shelter. Spokesperson James Necker has more information . . . .  

  • Issue Of Overuse Of Solitary Confinement At TDCJ Prisons Raised

    A report now out from the American Civil Liberties Union and the Texas Civil Rights Project says TDCJ overuses solitary confinement to the detriment of taxpayers, correctional officers, Texas communities and the prisoners whose mental…

  • President Obama Spurs Controversy At National Prayer Breakfast

    At Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast, in light of the recent barbaric acts of the Islamic terrorist group ISIS, President Obama decided to give Christians a pointed lecture . . . .   There was much…

  • Area “Go Texan” Walker County Salute

    The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will “salute” Walker County for the work it does to support the annual event during the rodeo’s evening show and concert March 20th. Walker County Area “Go Texan” Ambassador…

  • Camellia Show Tomorrow

    The 7th Annual Texas Camellia Show at the Katy and E. Don Walker, Sr. Education Center at 1402 19th Street will take place tomorrow, Saturday, from 1 to 4 PM. Plants will be available for…