Articles Posted in 2013

  • POW-MIA Remembrance Day Observances in Huntsville Friday

    POW-MIA Remembrance Day will be celebrated throughout the nation tomorrow. SHSU Military Science Chair Lt. Col. Rob McCormick spoke to Huntsville City Councilmembers this week about his organization’s plan for local observance . . .…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will have their regular meeting tonight at six at the Hawkins Administration Building. Trustees will recognize staff and others. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes consideration of Board approval of the 2013-14…

  • City Council Approves Funds for Downtown Fire Station Restoration

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers approved $75,000 dollars for further restoration and repair of the downtown fire station. More funds will need to be allocated in the future for…

  • Robert Gene Garza Scheduled for Execution Tonight

    Thirty-year-old Robert Gene Garza is set for execution by lethal injection in Huntsville this evening. The South Texas gang member was convicted of two counts of capital murder for the 2002 slayings of four women…

  • City Council Approves Budget and Tax Rate

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council approved a $58.5 million budget without a tax increase. Position #4 Councilmember Keith Olson commented on the move and complimented City Manager Matt Benoit’s recent work on the project…

  • Police News

    Police News

    Looking over police news for the past several days, on the day shift last Friday police were called to the 1500 block of 11th Street to a sexual assault by a known suspect. An assault…

  • SHSU’s “Real Talk with C-J” Features Insurance Fraud Investigator

    Tuesday in SHSU’s Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom, Insurance Fraud Investigator John Todaro gave a recruitment talk for his employer PhotoFax, Incorporated . . . . SHSUREAL9-17-13

  • Congressman Brady Comments on IRS Investigation

    In our recent conversation with Congressman Kevin Brady, we asked him to update us on the continuing investigation of the IRS. He said, “The Ways & Means Committee is doing the investigation along with the…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples on Fall Equinox

    Come September 22nd, the Fall Equinox begins resulting in an equal number of daylight and nighttime hours. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples comments . . . . TODDEQUIN9-17-13 Commissioner Staples says, “Producers in South Texas…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets tonight at 6 at City Hall. The council will hold a public hearing to receive input regarding the Fiscal Year 2013-14 Annual Budget. Several items are on the “Statutory Agenda”…