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City Spotlight TV Begins Airing For Spring Semester

“City Spotlight,” Sam Houston State University’s student-produced television show that focuses on people, places and events in Huntsville, on campus and around Walker County, will begin airing for the spring semester on KSHU-TV, Channel 7, today at 4 p.m. Each week, the show will be re-broadcast on Wednesday, Friday, and Monday at the same more »

English Course Orientation At Library

The Huntsville Public Library will host English as a Second Language Orientations from noon to 4 PM today and from noon to 4 PM on April 5th. Students are required to attend either of the orientations to enroll. The classes will be taught by Lone Star College staff and will begin in April at Mance…read more »

Texas Bombings Update

It appears a “serial bomber” is involved in four explosions in Austin recently. According to officials, the most recent explosion injured two people on Sunday night after a bomb was detonated when the victims crossed a trip wire. Earlier this week, a bomb killed two Austin residents. Early this morning, a report from the San…read more »

Storm Damage Update

A story from KBTX Channel 3 reports that Walker County Emergency Management reports that “more than 50 homes were reported damaged by uprooted trees, wind and fallen power lines” in Walker County. Riverside was hit hard. Downed trees blocked several area roads. Crews throughout the County worked to clear the more »

Mid-South Synergy Outages

Mid-South Synergy reports that the severe storm of March 18th caused extensive damage to their distribution system. Crews have been working on the situation. Restoration on FM 247 and FM 980 is anticipated by Wednesday, March 21st. For an outage map, you may check more »

City Council Meets Tonight

The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Tonight Councilmembers will recognize Citizen of the Year Linda Pease and First Responder of the Year John French. The City’s 2016-17 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report will be presented by Patillo, Brown and Hill. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes approval of…read more »

Commissioners’ Court Allows Wireless Internet Installation For Texas AG

In Commissioners’ Court Monday afternoon, commissioners discussed a request from the Texas Attorney General’s Office regarding installing a circuit network with equipment and wireless internet which would allow their staff to access the internet while working in the Commissioners’ Courtroom. Dan Early from County I-T addressed commissioners . . . . Commissioners approved the installation.…read more »

Texas Bullet Train Update

Efforts are still underway regarding the proposed Texas Central Bullet Train to run between Houston and Dallas. The train will not be going through Walker County. However, there will be a station 25 miles west of Huntsville. Our station manager, Steve Everett, talked with a public relations firm representative for Texas Central, John McClelland, on…read more »

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