Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Disaster Recovery Center Set Up Today

    A Disaster Recovery Center will open in Huntsville at noon Tuesday, July 7th. Disaster Recovery Center Manager here in Huntsville, Harry Anthros, informs us that they’ll be at the Annex Building . . . .…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet at six tonight at City Hall. Previous to the meeting, at 4, they will discuss proposed updates to the City of Huntsville Development Code. During a Public Hearing at…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Thursday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 1200 block of Martin Luther King Drive. On the day shift Friday, a vehicle burglary was reported in…

  • United Criminal Justice Employees of Texas President Olsen Credits TDCJ Director For Raises

    President of the United Criminal Justice Employees of Texas, Brian Olsen, recently acknowledged TDCJ’s director in being very instrumental in new raises for TDCJ employees . . . .   Mr. Olsen said his group…

  • Lt. Col. Allen West Scheduled To Speak

    Local spokesperson Jim Lanier tells us Lt. Col. Allen West, a frequent commentator on Fox News and other news networks, will be coming to Huntsville to speak this weekend . . . .   Tickets…

  • SHSU Staff Lab Assistant At Planetarium Talks About Chile Trip

    Staff lab assistant at SHSU’s Planetarium and Observatory, Mike Prokosch, recently joined eight other astronomy educators from across America to visit observatories in Chile, the astronomy capital of the world. He hadn’t seen much of…

  • Huntsville And New Waverly Hold Great 4th Of July Celebrations

    Local Huntsville and Walker County citizens celebrated the 4th over the weekend with a great fireworks celebration at Kate Barr Ross Park. There was food, music, games and rock climbing for all to enjoy. The…

  • Natural History Collection “Show And Tell”

    The Sam Houston State Natural History Collection will bring some of its “flashiest” holdings to the Huntsville Public Library today for a “show-and-tell” event, from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Among the items that animal…

  • TxDOT Closings & Detours Tomorrow

    Beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2015, weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will close the northbound SH 75 lanes between the east frontage road and IH-45. This closure will allow the contractor to build…

  • HPD Lt. Jim Barnes Talks About Local Drug Issues

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Huntsville Police Department Lt. Jim Barnes. We asked him, “How’s it going with keeping illegal drugs off the streets in Huntsville? . . . .”  …