Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Business Expo & Taste of Huntsville Ahead

    The Business Expo and Taste of Huntsville are coming to town. Huntsville-Walker County spokesperson Scott Francis tells us all about it . . . .   Mr. Francis said, “There is a business-only hour for…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a known suspect made an alarming threat in the 200 block of FM 2821 West. An unknown suspect damaged a City radar trailer in the 400…

  • Cedric Charles Lister Sentenced

    The Huntsviille Item reported that 55-year-old Huntsville resident Cedric Charles Lister was sentenced to 40 years in District Judge Hal Ridley’s court Tuesday for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. In September, a Walker County…

  • Students to Showcase Bearkat Scrappy Quilts

    Family and consumer science students currently enrolled in the “Introduction to Soft Textiles” course will debut their “Bearkat Scrappy Quilts” today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Margaret Lea Houston Building Courtyard. The…

  • Trump Wins Nevada

    Tuesday, Donald Trump triumphed in the Nevada Caucus vote . . . .   Trump came out on top with 45 percent of the vote, followed by Rubio with 24 percent and Cruz with 21.…

  • Schools Burglarized in New Waverly

    KBTX Channel 3 reports school vandalism caught on camera is being investigated in Walker County. The Walker County Sheriff’s office reported that four New Waverly campuses were burglarized on two different days. Some local businesses…

  • SM Energy Reimburses County

    At Monday morning’s meeting, Walker County commissioners considered accepting reimbursement from SM Energy for $57,412 for damage to roads due to oil traffic. Precinct #3 Commissioner Glen Reader commented . . . .   Commissioners…

  • SHSU Professor’s Study Reveals Texas Voting Ballot Order Not Randomized

    In this year’s hotly contested presidential primaries, only a small percentage of votes has determined which candidate has won and received that state’s delegates for the parties’ nominations. But preliminary findings from a study by…

  • SHSU LEAP Center Student Volunteers Locally

    We checked recently with SHSU Political Science Professor Mike Yawn on how the Center for Law, Engagement and Politics at the university is going. One of the student ambassadors of the organization, Megan Chapa, updated…

  • President Obama Moving Forward to Close Guantanamo Facility

    Tuesday, President Obama announced he is following through with his promise in regard to the future of the U-S facility at Guantanamo Bay . . . .   The plan includes the transfer of 30…