Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Flu Update

    Texas health officials confirm six deaths from H1N1 in the Houston area. The four deaths at Conroe Regional Medical Center are included in this number. In Harris, Jefferson, and Montgomery counties at least 14 people…

  • Banquet Tickets for Warrior Family Support Center Available

    The banquet for the Warrior Family Support Center is coming up. Chairman of the Veterans Affairs Advisory Board for Huntsville, Wayne Keen, updates us . . . . BANQUET12-19-13 Keen says at the Warrior and…

  • Entergy Texas Completes MISO Integration

    Entergy Texas, Inc. completed its integration this week into the Midcontinent Independent System Operator or MISO, setting the stage for nearly a quarter-billion dollars in projected customer savings in the first decade alone. With Entergy’s…

  • Mysterious Illness in Conroe Results in Four Deaths

    According to Montgomery County Health officials, one of the eight people being treated for what’s been called “a mysterious illness” at Conroe Regional Medical Center has tested positive for H1N1. In 2009, an identical strain…

  • HISD Board Meeting Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will hold a regular board meeting at six this evening. Trustees will recognize students and staff. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes the approval of a budget amendment, a Texas Association of…

  • Athletic Field Rental Fees Approved by Council

    The Huntsville City Council approved the implementation of new fees for athletic field rentals at their session Tuesday night. Position #3 councilmember Don Johnson explained . . . . ATHFIELD12-18-13 Director of Parks & Leisure…

  • “Let’s Talk” Scheduled at SHSU

    SHSU is inviting everyone to become a part of a powerful evening of conversation with renowned experts from the worlds of sports, television, education, business and politics. The special get-together is called “Let’s Talk”–an annual…

  • Some Fireworks Restrictions Still in Effect for Unincorporated Areas of County

    Walker County officials remind everyone in the county that back on the 9th of December Walker County Commissioners’ Court determined that the normal danger of fire in the unincorporated areas of the county was greatly…

  • HISD Press Release-Suspicious Item Found at Stewart Elementary

    Huntsville ISD reports that an item was found at Stewart Elementary School which initially appeared to be a toy gun. Upon further investigation by the campus administration and the Huntsville Police Department, the item was…

  • City Council Awards Roxie Douglas Foundation $5,000 to Help At-Risk Kids

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council awarded $5,000 to the Roxie Douglas Scholarship Foundation and Learning Institute to aid in mentoring and after school programs. New councilmembers Joe Rodriguez and Andy Brauninger took issue with…