Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Matt Benoit on Future Tax Rate

    What will the future tax rate for the City of Huntsville be? That’s still very much up in the air. We talked with Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit on Around Town over the weekend .…

  • Congressmen Brady Seeks Second Disaster Declaration for New Flooding

    U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady is urging Texas Governor Greg Abbott to declare another major disaster for Texas counties impacted by last night’s storms. Brady, in contact with local officials throughout his district, said new damage…

  • HISD & Other School Districts Closed Today

    Huntsville ISD will be closed today due to severe inclement weather conditions.  School trips and extracurricular activities are also cancelled. Willis ISD is closed.  Premier is closed. Trinity opens at 10 AM–buses will run on…

  • HPD Lt. Jim Barnes Comments on Memorial Weekend Driving Safety

    The Memorial Day weekend is ahead. HPD Lt. Jim Barnes wants it to be a safe one for everyone . . . .

  • Walker County Man Indicted for Ramming Vehicle

    The Huntsville Item reports that a Walker County man, Jason Jefferson, was indicted by a Walker County grand jury this week on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for an incident that…

  • TSU System Approves Campus Carry Policies

    KBTX 3 reports that the Texas State University System has given their approval to campus carry policies. Sam Houston State University is included under the policy. In the policy, guns have been prohibited at certain…

  • TDCJ Pack Unit Damaged in Storm

    TDCJ Director of Public Information Jason Clark informs us that the Pack Unit in Navasota sustained some damage at approximately 4 pm Thursday from what appears to be a tornado. All offenders and staff are…

  • Trump Reaches Important Number of Delegates for Nomination

    According to the Associated Press, Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump now has enough unbound delegates to put him over the top of the 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the nomination. He reportedly, as of Thursday,…

  • In talking with Huntsville’s City Manager Matt Benoit recently, we asked him to update us on the outcome of recent studies for the City coming to a conclusion, and the possibility of a bond election…

  • Texas and Other States Fight Transgender Restroom Guidelines

    Ten states and Texas are suing the Obama administration regarding the recent directive which allows transgender students the use of public school locker rooms and bathrooms in public schools that agree with their gender identity.…