Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • THE STAFS AT SAM HOUSTON STATE FEATURED ON CNN SHOW

    The Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility, or “body farm,” at Sam Houston State will be featured on the 2016 season of Morgan Spurlock’s “Inside Man” television show on CNN. The show tells compelling stories…

  • LARGEST SCOREBOARD IN FCS NOW AT SHSU

    Bearkat spectators are going to be well informed when the various programs take to the field or courts this fall. New state-of-the art LED video display scoreboards are being installed that will provide up-to-the-minute information…

  • TDCJ LOOKING FOR CO APPLICANTS

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is still seeking qualified applicants to serve the department as correctional officers. According to the TDCJ website, qualified applicants could be eligible for a $4000 sign on bonus. Applicants…

  • SHSU BEARKATS TABBED #2 IN THE NATION

    Another national preseason football publication has tabbed Sam Houston as the favorite to win the 2015 Southland Conference championship and finish as one of the top five teams in the FCS rankings. Sporting News College…

  • HUNTSVILLE IS 180 YEARS OLD

    You might not have noticed, but Huntsville turned 180 years old over the weekend. The city as we know it began its development in 1835. Pleasant Gray, along with his wife and children, petitioned the…

  • CITY ELECTIONS SIGN-UP

    Candidate Packets for the 2015 City of Huntsville General Election are available at City Hall or on the City web site at huntsvilletx.gov/Elections. The City Council seats of Mayor Mac Woodward, as well as the…

  • COMPTROLLER’S TAX SEMINAR

    The Comptroller’s office will conduct 18 free taxpayer seminars across the state this month and August. At these seminars, taxpayers can learn how to properly fill out tax forms and file and pay taxes electronically.…

  • NWVFD & ESD #2

    The New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and representatives from Walker County Emergency Services District #2 met with Walker County Commissioner’s Court recently and asked to be removed from the County budget. NWVFD Chief Jacob Slott…

  • Commissioner’s Court Meeting

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court will meet for a regular session this morning at 9 at the courthouse.There will be a presentation regarding approval of a candidate for the vacant Agrilife Extension Family and Consumer Sciences…

  • Wynn Home Activities Today & Tuesday

    At the Wynne Home Art Center, starting today their art classes will be running. They will be having an artistic book creation–creating books with mixed media. This evening they will be having a “Summer Fantasy…