Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Begins Saturday Tours

    Huntsville ISD is opening its doors for Saturday morning Campus Tours for the community to visit the top campuses with identified needs. These tour opportunities will allow local citizens to see for themselves the needs…

  • “Lone Survivor” Opens Today

    The movie about local Navy Seal hero Marcus Luttrell’s ambush by over 100 Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, “Lone Survivor,” opens today at Huntsville Cinema 10. In 2005, Luttrell was the lone survivor among his team…

  • SHSU President Gibson Update on Campus Courses

    Sam Houston State University continues to move forward in what they have to offer students. We asked SHSU President Dr. Dana Gibson about academic changes and improvements on the campus and in campus courses .…

  • Martin Luther King Program Planned at SHSU

    This is the month that many Americans will celebrate the birth of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In addition to other scheduled observances in Huntsville, a program is planned at…

  • HPD Receives Recognition

    Recently, the Huntsville Police Department achieved Best Practices Recognition through the Texas Police Chief’s Association. Texas Law Enforcement Best Practices Review Program Coordinator and retired La Porte Police Chief, Richard Reff, who reviewed HPD, presented…

  • HIV Study Reports Higher Rates in County

    According to a study in the May 2013 issue of “The Professional Geographer,” areas surrounding TDCJ prison facilities report higher HIV rates than those that don’t have the facilities. The study found that in ZIP…

  • I-45 Bridge Cage Discussed in Past

    According to a recent article published in the Huntsville Item, there are no plans to build a cage over the I-45 Highway 30 Overpass. On December 22nd, a 28-year-old man jumped to his death from…

  • SHSU Spring Break Alternative

    The spring semester hasn’t even officially started yet at SHSU, but a refreshingly constructive alternative to Spring Break revelry is already planned. Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt  fills us in . . . . SPRINGBREAK1-8-14…

  • Fundraiser for Brittany Buhler

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital registered nurse and mother of three boys, Brittany Buhler, suffered a hemorrhagic stroke near the end of last month. Brittany, the wife of local firefighter Tim Buhler, was flown to Houston’s Memorial…

  • Easement Issues Discussed at Tuesday Night’s Council Session

    A controversy over payment for easements from the City was one of the main focuses of Tuesday’s Huntsville City Council session. Owner of Jerry’s Appliance, Jerry Dewitt, who represented himself and five other citizens felt…