Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Texas Stash House Rewards Program

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized nearly 70 pounds of marijuana and more than four pounds of hash oil on Sept. 16 at a residence in El Paso. The seizure was the result…

  • TDCJ Hiring Seminar

    Current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers and other positions with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be presented at a hiring seminar on Monday, October 5th, at 6:30 p.m. at the…

  • Astro Turf At SHSU

    Don Sanders Stadium at Sam Houston State University, already one of the top college baseball facilities in the Southwest, will be further enhanced this spring with the addition of an 183,040-square-foot AstroTurf playing surface. The…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments on Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

    This Week Senate Democrats refused to let a vote on a 20-week abortion ban go forward. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act failed 54-42. The Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, needed 60 votes to moved ahead…

  • Several Hundred Killed In Stampede Near Mecca

    According to Saudi Arabian officials, yesterday at least 450 people were killed during a stampede near the holy city of Mecca. Hundreds of others were reported injured. Approximately two million muslims are involved in the…

  • Pope Francis’ Schedule For Thursday

    In his visit to the United State, Pope Francis will address a Joint Session of Congress at nine this morning, followed by an appearance on the West Front of the Capitol. At 10:15, the Pope…

  • Pope Francis Makes Address From White House Lawn Wednesday

    In his speech Tuesday outside the White House, Pope Francis, among several areas touched on, talked about traveling to Philadelphia for a conference on the family to, as he said, “celebrate and support the institutions…

  • Sixth Annual Ruck March Taking Sign-ups

    Veterans Resource Center Director Fernando Chavez tells us that the Sixth Annual Ruck March is taking place Saturday, October 10th, in the Huntsville State Park . . . .   They’re raising funds for the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a known suspect assaulted a victim with a knife in the 2200 block of Bobby K. Marks Drive. A commercial business was burglarized in the 700…

  • Congressman Brady Comments On VA Issues

    Congressman Kevin Brady says he’s “not happy. It’s been nearly two years since the internal watchdog for the Veterans Administration has left . . . .”