Articles Posted in the News Category

  • World & National News Update

    Two Coptic churches in northern Egypt were targeted by suicide bombers during Palm Sunday services resulting in the death of over 40 people. ISIS has claimed responsibility. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in conjunction with…

  • Walker County Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Assistant Maintenance Director Marvin Cannon will discuss taking action on all cash incentives from the Entergy CLEAResult energy efficiency program…

  • “Bearkat All Paws In” Needs Volunteers

    “Bearkat All Paws In” is the largest community service event undertaken at SHSU. It’s hosted by the Student Government and will have volunteers throughout the Walker County area volunteering at sites that need volunteers. The…

  • Texas Senate Passes Bill to Limit Tuition Growth

    The Texas Senate passed SB 19, a bill to limit tuition growth at public universities and tie future tuition increases to performance Senator Charles Schwertner offered an amendment to the bill that would limit future…

  • New Waverly Firefighters Respond to Early Morning House Fire Thursday

    New Waverly Firefighters were dispatched early Thursday morning to reports of a house on fire in the Emerald Lake area. The initial call came in before 4am, bringing two engine companies from the New Waverly…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a commercial burglary was investigated in the 100 block of I-45. In the 3100 block of Molly Drive an unknown suspect was reported to have stolen…

  • Bill Watrous Jazz Festival Underway at SHSU

    The SHSU School of Music will host the 7th annual Sam Houston State University Bill Watrous Jazz Festival March 31 through April 1 at the Gaertner Performing Arts Center. The festival, originally known as the…

  • Walker County Fair Parade Route Change

    Due to the various construction projects throughout the City, there will be some minor changes to this year’s Walker County Fair Parade route.  The parade will stage on 19th Street and then proceed northbound on…

  • Cedric Keith Oliphant Sentenced for Preparation of False Tax Returns

    The Huntsville Item reports that local businessman Cedric Keith Oliphant has been sentenced by U-S District Judge Keith Ellison to 36 months in federal prison and a year of supervised release for preparing false tax…

  • B&B Properties Announces Major New Business Development

    B&B Properties in Huntsville informs us that a major new business development is underway on the north side of Huntsville. Recently, the developer, High Grade Park, LTD., and it’s managing partner, Ben Bius, announced the…