Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Trump Speaks to Republican National Convention

    Billionaire real-estate developer Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican party’s nomination for the presidency at their convention in Cleveland last night. In the longest convention acceptance address since the 70’s, Trump declared to a packed…

  • Brandon Cooper New SHSU Director of Student Activities

    SHSU has a new Director of Student Activities. He is Brandon Cooper. Brandon has been a full-time staff member for ten years. We talked with him about his new job on Thursday . . .…

  • Leta Reiner Honored by City for Veterans Work

    Local real estate broker Leta Reiner was honored by the City during this week’s council session for her great work for veterans. Mayor Andy Brauninger read a proclamation . . . .   Mayor Andy…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday an unknown suspect entered a residence in the 2500 block of Pine Shadows Drive and took property while holding a handgun. On Wednesday’s day shift, a…

  • Councilmember Keith Olson Comments on Huntsville Streets

    One of the many areas of Huntsville’s infrastructure we talked with Position 4 At-Large councilmember and Mayor Pro Tem Keith Olson about recently was that part of Huntsville you drive on everyday—our streets. A study…

  • “Flick & Float” Tonight

    Join the Parks and Leisure Department tonight at ten for an evening “Flick and Float” at the Huntsville Aquatic Center. The movie “Jaws” will be shown while you float in the pool. Be sure to…

  • Ted Cruz Does Not Endorse Trump at Republican Convention

    Former Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz spoke at the Republicans’ national convention last night. Although he congratulated Donald Trump for winning the nomination, he did not endorse him—only suggesting people vote their conscience . .…

  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Texas Voter ID Law Violates the Voting Rights Act

    Wednesday, the 5th U-S Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans ruled that the Texas Voter ID Law violates the Voting Rights Act. The court has ordered changes prior to the November election. Lower courts…

  • Insurance Services Office Rating Improved for Huntsville

    Good news for most fire insurance policy holders in our area. Fire Chief Tom Grisham announced at this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council that Huntsville has received an improved Insurance Services Office rating.…

  • Falk Trial Hearing on Moving Trial Set for August 15th

    The Huntsville Item reports that on August 15th a hearing will be convened in 278th Judicial District Court where a ruling could be made on where the retrial of TDCJ inmate John Ray Falk, Jr.…