Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congressman Brady Speaks from House Floor on Tax Reform Bill

    Tuesday, from the floor of the House, Ways & Means Committee Chairman and our 8th District Congressman, Kevin Brady, talked about who the new tax reform package congress was about to vote on was for…

  • Shop Small-Shop Local Update

    Shop Small-Shop Local was a success for downtown Huntsville. Main Street’s campaign ran from November 1 through December 1. For every $20 spent in a participating downtown small business, customers received a ticket in a…

  • Homeland Security on Cyberattacks

    There was a major attack on computers across the world called the “WannaCry” attack last May which disrupted personal, hospital and business computer operations and demanded payment. It has been traced to North Korea. Tuesday,…

  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Resolution Approved

    Tuesday in Washington the House Administration Committee marked up and approved unanimously a resolution which provides mandatory anti-sexual harassment and discrimination training for all members of congress, as well as their staff. Chair, Mississippi Congressman…

  • SHSU Ag Professor Honored

    SHSU Ag professor Robert “Bobby” Lane was honored in a ceremony in Washington D.C on Nov. 11 at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities where he was recognized as one…

  • Ferguson Unit Offender Charged

    The Huntsville Item reports that 25-year-old TDCJ inmate Xavier Johnson, who is accused of assaulting a Wyndham School District teacher, has now been charged with aggravated sexual assault. The incident was reported to have occurred…

  • Train Derailment Update

    NTSB board member Bella Dinh-Zarr said late Monday that that Amtrak train that derailed in Washington state Monday was traveling at 80 miles-per-hour in a 30 miles-per-hour zone. The information comes from a data recorder…

  • House Votes on Tax Bill Today

    The House is scheduled to vote today on the tax bill, and Senate leaders are expected to bring the bill up as soon as they get it.

  • City Secretary Lee Woodward Receives Special Award

    The City Secretary of the City of Huntsville has been honored with a special award. We asked City Secretary Lee Woodward to tell us about the award and what her feelings were on receiving it…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Thursday police reported a stolen vehicle in the 100 block of I-45 South. On the day shift Friday, Cory Gonzales was arrested for municipal court warrants…