Articles Posted in the News Category

  • House Bill #3662 Discussed in House

    Congressmen discussed HR #3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act, in the House Wednesday. The bill prohibits the President from removing certain foreign financial institutions, including any financial institutions in Iran, from the list of…

  • Great Year for “Go Texan” Program

    Texas Department of Agriculture administrator Rick Rhodes says 2015 was a great year for their Go Texan Program, a program that “promotes the products, culture and communities that call Texas home–” like great products from…

  • President Obama Delivers his Final State of the Union Address

    President Barak Obama sang a self-congratulatory swan song at his departing State of the Union address in Washington last night. He spoke positively about past foreign and domestic policy, improving the economy, Obamacare, establishing relations…

  • U-S Sailors Released by Iran

    Iran has released the 10 sailors from two small U-S navy boats that they detained after the boats crossed into Iranian territorial waters Tuesday. One of the vessels had experienced mechanical problems and another navy…

  • SHSU in U-S News & World Report Annual Educational Rankings Again

    SHSU’s Associate Director of Communications, Julia May, tells us, “For the fifth consecutive year, Sam Houston State University has earned impressive national recognition in U-S News & World Report’s annual rankings of online education programs…

  • HISD Special-Called Board Meeting Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will have a Special-Called Board meeting at six tonight at the Hawkins Administration Building. “Action” agenda items include consideration of board approval of the 2014-15 Financial Audit Report, and a…

  • DPS Marks National AMBER Alert Awareness Day

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will join the nation in observing National AMBER Alert Awareness Day today. AMBER stands for “America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response,” and was named for 9-year-old Amber Hagerman, who…

  • Former Acting CIA Director Mike Morrell Emphasizes Threat from ISIS

    The House Armed Services Committee held a hearing this week on Combating ISIS. Former Deputy and Acting CIA Director from 2010-2013, Michael Morell, explained that the threat of ISIS to our homeland is real .…

  • Commissioners Decide on State Grant for Matching Funds on Upcoming FEMA grant

    At Monday morning’s meeting of Walker County Commissioners, one of several different natural disasters the County has had to deal with was discussed. The flooding damage in our area in October had been assessed at…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 200 block of I-45 South. On Friday’s night shift, an unattended death was investigated in the 200 block…