- A Warrior and Family Support Center Fundraiser is January 16 at the Walker County Fairgrounds at 5:30 p.m. For ticket information call (936) 295-2617 or stop by Ace Hardware in Huntsville.
- Former Sec. of Defense Robert M. Gates will be on hand for a book sale and signing January 21 at Rudder Auditorium at Texas A&M. Things kick off at 11 a.m. For information visit georgebushfoundation.org.
- She'll still be part of the KBTX team, but after more than 12 years, Barbara Smith has decided she wants some more family time, and that the middle-of-the-night alarm is a bit too early.
- Farmers operate on very thin margins, and with the capital required to farm today, it would be easy to understand why some might choose a different career path, but thankfully enough people choose to farm, and that’s what keeps the rest of us fed.