Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Fund Set Up For Medical Expenses of Riverside Man Injured In Accident

    A fund has been set up to offset the medical expenses for Riverside resident Stanley James who was badly injured in an accident on the 6th of June. To donate for medical expenses, go to…

  • JP Precinct #2 Phones And Computers Reported Down

    JP Precinct #2 Judge Mike Countz informs us that the phone lines, as well as the computers, in the JP Precinct #2 office are down.  However, business is being conducted as usual.

  • EMC Davis Updates Emergency Operation Center Activities For Commissioners

    At Monday morning’s Commissioners’ Court session, County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis was keeping a close eye on the weather. He updated commissioners on the Emergency Operation Center status . . . . Mr. Davis…

  • City Council Holds Regular Session Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets tonight at six at City Hall. Tonight, IT Director Chris Vasquez will preview the City’s Department of Tourism and Cultural Services websites. Director of Community and Economic Development Aron Kulhavy…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet this evening at six at the Hawkins Administration Building at six. Tonight, in regard to staff, the Board will recognize the Support Person of the Year. Also, there…

  • Walker County Genealogical Society 50th Anniversary

    The Walker County Genealogical Society will be celebrating their 50th anniversary Saturday, June 20th, from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Walker County Storm Shelter on Highway 75 North. Spokesperson Johnny Willis tells us…

  • Workshop To Provide Students With Loan Repayment Advice

    Not only are students being forced to take out larger amounts of student loans due to rising tuitions, but more students than ever are relying on student loans to earn their undergraduate and graduate degrees.…

  • County Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss for approval an order declaring a local state of disaster. Mr. Davis will…

  • Groundbreaking Ceremonies Held For Fred Pirkle Building

    The groundbreaking ceremonies for the Fred Pirkle Engineering Technology Center took place at the corner of Sam Houston Avenue and Bowers Boulevard on the SHSU campus Friday. The late Fred Pirkle was an SHSU alumnus…

  • Explorer Scouts Visit SHSU

    As part of the Boy Scout Venture Program, 19 medical explorer scouts from Portland, Texas, were scheduled to visit SHSU today to take part in medical technology and leadership exercises. Medical explorers is a co-ed…