Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • George P. Bush Speaks at Reagan Dinner in Huntsville

    A big crowd was on hand for the Reagan Dinner last night at the Lowman Student Center on the SHSU campus. The featured speaker was Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office, George P. Bush,…

  • Huntsville Man Dies Following Accident East of Town

    The Huntsville Item reports that Charles Zang of Huntsville died Monday afternoon at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston as a result of severe injuries sustained in an accident in the 1600 block of Highway 190…

  • Commissioners Approve Purchase of Bullet-Proof Vests

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, Precinct #4 Constable Gene Bartee discussed approving Constable Sale Commission funds from the Tax Sale held in December 2016 to purchase ballistic vests and gun cases for all four constables…

  • Library Art Contest

    The time for entries to the art contest at the Huntsville Public Library is about to come to a close. Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail updates us . . . .   If you’d like more…

  • “Baptized a Texan” Ceremony

    Every year, in conjunction with the Texas Independence Day/Sam Houston Birthday Celebration, the Huntsville Tourism Department hosts the “Baptized a Texan” event. This event is to ceremonially transform non-Texas natives into official Texans! The City…

  • President Trump Addresses Joint Session Tonight

    Tonight, President Trump will make his first address to a Joint Session of Congress. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Trump will deliver a “bold agenda.” Spicer said the president will talk about a…

  • Rita B Huff Representatives Meet with Commissioners

    At Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, Rita B Huff Humane Society Representatives Misty Harrelson and Sharon Rose met with commissioners to talk about their contract with them. Several months ago, the Rita B Huff Humane…

  • HPD LT. Jim Barnes Comments on ALPR Electronic Device

    Modern policing now offers state of the art electronic tools to help police catch criminals. On our “Around Town” program this weekend, HPD Lt. Jim Barnes filled us in on a device known as A-L-P-R…

  • State Senator Schwertner Announces Filing of Telemedicine Bill

    Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) announces the filing of Senate Bill 1107, legislation that would provide a clear and accountable regulatory structure for the operation of telemedical services in Texas.  The term “telemedicine” generally refers to…

  • SHSU Mass Communications Department Brings Back “Singing in the Rain” Movie to Old Town Theatre

    Following the recent death of legendary actress Debbie Reynolds at age 84, the renowned entertainer’s most famous movie, “Singin’ In The Rain” has been dancing back onto the silver screen in theatres across America giving…