The Board of Managers for the Walker County Hospital District have called a special meeting on Friday at 12:30 p.m.
When Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport expanded in 1977, less than 20 aircraft were based at the single runway airport. Over four decades later, the airport houses 68 aircraft, but officials are wanting much more as the city of Huntsville continues to grow.
A grand jury returned two first-degree felony indictments last week against a man accused of sexually assaulting two different children under the age of 14.
Ross Korkmas, the chief executive officer for AllianceHealth Woodward in far northwest Oklahoma, near the Panhandle, on Friday accepted an offer from the Palo Pinto County Hospital District Board of Trustees to become PPGH's new top administrator.
It’s that time again. You are making plans for a summer vacation or July 4th extended holiday. You have the mail covered. The dog or cat is either being boarded or going with you. The thermostat is set for vacation time. You have a hold put on your newspaper being delivered or mailed. The oven is off and so is the ironing board. Oh, wait a minute! What do we do about our plants?
With the spring semester complete, and internships beginning for many Sam Houston State University students, one summer opportunity stands unique to most. Years ago, while still broadcasting at CBS, alumnus Dan Rather established an internship for SHSU mass communication students. That internship continues today, as Rather provides a chance for one student to spend the summer at his New York City based company, News and Guts Media.
Seven frustrating decades spent searching for a missing high school diploma ended happily recently, thanks to modern-- technology. With the click of a computer mouse, 87-year-old Jacksonville resident Loretta Nachand Sperling can consider herself a high school graduate of Ballard High School in Seattle, Washington.
Although drug take-back events and programs exist in Huntsville on a semi-annual basis, new measures will provide the first comprehensive, countywide drug collection and disposal program.
TYLER — The game of 7 on 7 football may not be for everyone, but for at least two Jacksonville High School Class of 2019 graduates (and former Fightin' Indian football players) it is something that they deeply miss.
The Learning Academies at Sam Houston State University completed a first-ever training program for SHSU staff and faculty who volunteered to change another employee’s life by becoming a “Master Mentor.”
The city of Huntsville will be holding a 4th of July Celebration on Thursday, July 4, in the celebration of Independence Day with family entertainment and a large-scale firework show at Kate Barr Ross Park.
A Huntsville High School graduate and Petty Officer 3rd class in the United States Navy returned home Friday night to surprise her parents at the American Legion Sam Houston Post 95.
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Combining love for animals with a desire to serve the community, students from the Walker County Junior Master Gardener Summer Boat Camp found a creative way to help animals awaiting adoption.
Strip away the enormity of rebuilding Interstate 45 and the promise of speedier trips from Huntsville to the coast, and two questions about the once-in-a-generation project still remain:
“Jesus said, ‘My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jewish leaders. But now my kingdom is from another place.’” John 18:36
Many problems within a real estate transaction can be solved if one or both parties are willing to be flexible. A common problem that occurs is when a buyer receives a real estate inspection report and there are quite a few minor issues on the report. Some buyers and their agents overreact and ask for every small item to be repaired. This can be overwhelming to a seller and cause a transaction to fall through. The best approach for a buyer is to ask for the 3 most important repairs and be willing to have the minor items fixed or replaced after closing. As a homeowner, maintenance is a regular requirement.
Summer officially begins on June 21, and temperatures will be hitting triple digits before you know it. A warmer than normal summer is expected for much of the country. BBB reminds consumers that now it is time to prepare your home for hot temperatures. Utility bills can skyrocket during the summer months, but there are some things you can do to stay cool without breaking the bank. One of the most important, is getting that pre-summer tune-up from a trustworthy HVAC company.
“Toy Story 4” was not supposed to happen. At least, that’s what I remember most about the responses to the news that Pixar would be returning to the world of its very first feature film once again. I remember feeling like it was excessive. I remember friends calling it a cash grab. Mostly, I remember everyone thinking there couldn’t possibly be a good reason to return to the story after the wonderful, seemingly definitive conclusion of the saga in “Toy Story 3,” a near-perfect film that still ranks among the best Pixar offerings.
Sam Houston State University Provost Richard Eglsaer is well known for his friendly demeanor and service to others around the university and now that recognition has gone to a national level. Recently, Eglsaer was honored with the William M. Plater Award by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. The Plater Award is the first national award established specifically to honor and recognize chief academic officers for their leadership in higher education.
Hundreds of people Thursday celebrated and cheered anyone and everyone who has played a role to bring to fruition the start of construction to restore, renovate and in three years reopen the Baker Hotel.
Sam Houston State University has announced Justin Ball as director of the Office of International Programs, effective July 1. Ball joined the office in 2013 and has served in the interim director position since January 2018. He came to Sam Houston State from Navarro College where he was the international student coordinator and academic advisor.
Many household items contain hazardous substances that pose health and environmental risks. These substances can leach into the groundwater if poured down the drain, thrown in the trash or dumped directly onto the ground.
The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.37 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is four cents less than on this day last week and is 32 cents less per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in Texas, drivers in Midland are paying the most on average at $2.60 while drivers in McAllen are paying the least at $2.17 per gallon. Drivers in Walker County are paying an average of $2.37 per gallon of gas.
Twenty-three students from Jacksonville ISD will represent the district as members of the Student Ambassador Team during the 2019-20 school year.
In Proverbs 24, God asks you and me a very significant and difficult to answer question with eternal consequences. We should consider our answer very carefully. We also ought to understand that our answers are not given so much by our words but with our future actions.
State leaders have recently cheered record-low unemployment rates in Texas. But the economic success has made it that much harder for the state to run a crucial agency — it can’t keep its prisons staffed.
Members of the Walker County Amateur Radio Group will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day Exercise, June 22 on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum.
New education reform bills and their implementation remain a key focus for superintendents across the state of Texas. That includes Huntsville ISD leader Dr. Scott Sheppard.
This Week's Circulars
- Woman killed in FM 51 wreck; WC roundabout work continues; Local man removed from AA flight, arrested
- Classmates, family mourn death of Springtown 18-year-old at vigil
- All-Parker County 2019 Baseball Team announced
- 18-year-old dies following single-vehicle wreck
- Weatherford woman, unborn baby die after FM 51 wreck
- Weatherford man removed from AA flight, arrested
- Local Target takes stance on breastfeeding
- All-Parker County 2019 Softball Team announced
- County Fourth of July events scheduled
- Baker Hotel and Spa to begin historic three-year renovation 'immediately'