Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Mayor Woodward Comments On Containment Solution Issue

    You may have heard by now that Containment Solutions, which was planning to come to Huntsville and offer several good-paying jobs, has now backed off the move. Chief Operating Officer Clay Finley was quoted in…

  • Commissioners Discuss Justice Center Repair Issues

    One of the issues Walker County Commissioners focused on in their regular meeting Monday morning were the problems with the Justice Center Building. Architect Ken Burns evaluated issues with the building recently. He pointed out…

  • Commissioners Consider Application To Fund Victim’s Coordinator

    In Monday morning’s Commissioners’ Court, First Assistant District Attorney Stephanie Stroud asked the court to help approve a resolution that would allow them to apply for a grant from the Criminal Justice Division of the…

  • Lecture On MADD Issues At SHSU Today

    Former police officer Ben Smith will share his experiences with drunk and drugged driving accidents today at 2 in the Criminal Justice Center’s Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom as part of the College of Criminal Justice’s…

  • Forest Restoration Project To Help Reduce Threat Of Wildfire

    The United States Department of Agriculture has announced $520,000 in investments to mitigate wildfire threats to Texas landowners and communities and to help improve the health and resiliency of forest ecosystems where public and private…

  • SHSU Police In Expanded Renovated Facility

    The SHSU Police Department is now in an expanded, renovated facility. They’re at the same address, but this time they have much more space to do their jobs. We talked with University Police Chief, Captain…

  • County Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will get together for their regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. District Attorney David Weeks will discuss possible approval of a short-term staffing addition for the D-A’s office with…

  • HISD Will Apply To Texas High Performance Schools Consortium

    HISD is moving forward in their effort to improve student learning and teaching technique throughout the district. At Thursday’s School Board session, Superintendent Howell Wright spoke in support of HISD applying to join the Texas…

  • Financial Literacy Week At SHSU

    Many students have heard their parents tell them that “money does not grow on trees” as a means of instilling financial responsibility in their children before they go to college. But when students arrive at…

  • 87th Annual Academy Awards Held Last Night

    The 87th Annual Academy Awards took place last night in Hollywood. “Best Picture” went to “Birdman.” Alejandro Inarritu won “Best Director” for “Birdman”. “Best Actress” went to Julianne Moore for “Still Alice.” Eddie Redmayne won…