Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Nursing Program Awarded Funds

    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is awarding $202,000 to Sam Houston State University’s nursing program to work toward meeting the state’s growing demand for nursing professionals. The coordinating board establishes several criteria for funding…

  • Speaker Ryan Looking For Bipartisan Cooperation

    Tuesday morning, House Republican leaders spoke with reporters following a meeting with the Republican National Committee. New Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, was enthusiastic about forming new ways to get things done in a…

  • Water Off For New Water Line Installation

    According to the City of Huntsville website, water will be shut off on Willowbend Drive to Eastham Drive for most of the day to tie in a new water line. Staff would like to take…

  • Election Day Arrives

    The Polls in Walker County will be open today through 7 PM and you are encouraged to vote. On today’s ballot will be a mayoral election which includes Wayne Barrett, Andy Brauninger, Keith Olson and…

  • City Manager Benoit On Transportation Alternative Grant

    At the recent State of the City Address, Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit was pleased to pass along that “we have been a recipient of a Transportation Alternative Program grant from the Texas Department of…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 5000 block of Sam Houston Avenue. Two thefts were reported–one in the 100 block of Augusta Drive and…

  • Wynne Home Show Update

    As Wynne Home Cultural Services Coordinator Linda Pease has been passing along information on special classes, she also informs us about upcoming entertainment at the Wynne Home . . . .

  • Congressman Brady Comments On More Texas Counties In Non-Attainment Areas

    Obama and the EPA are at it again. Congressman Kevin Brady reports, “By changing national air standards without congress’s approval, the Obama White House and the EPA put more Texas counties in the Ozone Non-Attainment…

  • SHSU Professor’s Work To Be Featured In Newseum

    The Newseum in Washington, D.C. is a museum that provides the public with dynamic, engaging and interactive exhibits that encourage the exploration of stories from the past and present through the eyes of the media,…

  • Robert Daniel Rodriguez Sentenced For Aggravated Kidnapping

    Thirty-one-year-old Robert Daniel Rodriguez was sentenced to 30 years in prison for aggravated kidnapping Friday for assaulting a woman who used the pseudonym Lena in court for identity protection. DNA evidence was found on the…