Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Councilmember Johnson Comments On Greater Houston Partnership

    Huntsville city leaders are always looking ahead. In our recent talks with Position #3 At-Large councilmember Don Johnson, he updated us on the Greater Houston Partnership and our relationship with them . . . .…

  • Suspect Critically Wounded Following Demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri

    Late Sunday–a day following peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri commemorating the anniversary of the death of Michael Brown–police in St. Louis County say a gun battle ensued when a suspect started firing at plainclothes detectives…

  • Houston Man Kills Eight

    In Houston Saturday evening, 49-year-old David Conley confessed to Harris County Sheriff’s investigators that he broke into his former residence by way of an open window, restrained eight people with handcuffs, and shot them in…

  • HISD Accountability Ratings

    Huntsville ISD is happy to report that progress was made this year under the state accountability ratings for campuses. Both Stewart and Samuel W. Houston Elementary campuses and the district’s Texas Online Preparatory Middle School…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners will get together for their regular meeting this morning at nine at the courthouse. Maintenance Director Ken Nabors will discuss for approval repairs to the Highway 75 North buildings. Walker County Emergency…

  • New SHSU Scoreboard For Bowers Stadium

    We talked with assistant athletic director for media relations at SHSU, Paul Ridings, last Friday afternoon, and he informed us that installation of the new state-of-the-art video board at Elliot T. Bowers stadium was almost…

  • City Manager Benoit Talks About Dealing With Future Growth

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit. We talked with him about the good possibility now of I-45 being expanded from 4 to 6 lanes coming up from…

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Planned Parenthood Issues

    The issues with Planned Parenthood have been the topic of many discussions in the media. 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady reports that he is taking steps to assess the situation . . . .

  • SH 30 On-Ramp Closed For A Time For Water Main Repair

    Around 10:30 this morning, the City of Huntsville reported that the SH 30 on-ramp will be closed for the next 3 to 4 hours while city crews work to repair an 8″ water main break…

  • 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Debate A Lively Event

    Live from Cleveland, the 2016 Republican presidential candidate debate was dominated by real estate mogul candidate Donald Trump. “The Donald,” as he is known, deftly defined himself to a cheering audience . . . .…