• Updated

BEVERLY, Mass.  — Enormous amounts of addictive narcotics are stolen from U.S. hospitals every year and no federal agency is tracking the problem with a national data base, a special report by the Salem News in Massachusetts has disclosed.

WILLIS – The shovels hitting the dirt this morning marked a new chapter for reliable, affordable energy across Southeast Texas. Entergy executives, elected officials and community leaders gathered to celebrate a groundbreaking marking the ceremonial start of construction on the Montgomery County Power Station.

  • Updated

Get ready to taste a number of wines from around the area at the second annual WineQuest event at the Magnolia Lakes ballroom in Huntsville

The search for the finest foods and beverages in the Lone Star State continues with the Sixth Annual H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best contest. The call for entries is now open, submissions will be accepted Wednesday, February 27th through Friday, April 5th. Participants will compete for a combined $70,000 in cash prizes and the opportunity to feature their product on H-E-B shelves across the state.

A 36-year-old Huntsville man was taken into custody Wednesday evening after charging an off-duty officer with a knife at a local gym.

A state politician that serves Walker County is pursuing regulation that will require a public vote for any municipal annexation, involving populations over 200 people. 

The Sam Houston State University Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre presents the first act of the spring season in a compelling onstage production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’, “Our Lady of 121st Street.” The show, running Feb. 20-23 in the Erica Starr Theatre, is a funny, raw and moving performance, set in modern-day Harlem.

  • Updated

Fifth grader Gabrielle Chen approached her first regional spelling bee with confident recitations at this year’s Zone 8 Spelling Bee Tuesday evening at Huntsville High School, as she secured first place during the two-hour competition. 

  • Updated

Although both men are already well known around campus, the Texas State University System recently recognized two Sam Houston State employees for going above and beyond their job descriptions. Bill Jasper, professor of mathematics education, and Mac Woodward, director of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, recently received the 2018 TSUS Regents’ Awards.

  • Updated

While the Secretary of State has placed a heavy focus on voter registration and cyber security initiatives, election officers in Walker County are taking steps to replace a near 25-year-old voting system. 

Huntsville First United Methodist Church will host a free concert Sunday featuring Deux Voix, a duo of classical musicians based in Southeast Texas. 

The Huntsville Planning Commission is moving forward with changes to the city’s development code geared towards regulating student housing. 

  • Updated

The statewide gas price average in Texas is $1.98 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. 

Nearly 44 percent of all traffic stops in Walker County involved minority drivers, according to the state-mandated racial profiling report that was released last month.

ALBANY, N.Y.  -- New York Democrats stood firmly in support of the state's new, broader abortion law Wednesday in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s scathing criticism that it is an assault on the right to life.

ALBANY, N.Y.  -- New York Democrats stood firmly in support of the state's new, broader abortion law Wednesday despite President Donald Trump’s scathing criticism of it as an immoral assault on the right to life.

Huntsville City Council took no action on Tuesday in response to a request for nearly $1.5 million of local funding for rebuilding and resurfacing several city streets. 

The Sam Houston State University Department of Dance will present an evening-length concert fully produced by the graduate students. The Master of Fine Arts  candidates create work that showcases an eclectic range of vision, talent and hard work. ​

Sam Houston State University alumni Adrian Lopez and Dominic Pecikonis are quickly making great strides in their careers. The two theatre and musical theatre graduates were recently cast in the Broadway production of “SPAMilton,” a parody of the hit show “Hamilton.”

Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX-08) congratulated D’Anne Emmett Spence of Huntsville, Texas, as she was promoted to the rank of Colonel of the United States Air Force, and invited her to be his guest at the State Of The Union Address.

The Huntsville Independent School District is continually looking to ensure more students are ready to enter college or the workforce following their high school careers.

This Week's Circulars