Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Donald J Trump Signs Pledge With GOP

    Thursday, Donald J. Trump signed a pledge with the Republican Party to forgo a 3rd party run if he doesn’t get the nomination to run as their presidential candidate. He told a big group of…

  • Rita B Huff Shelter Director Marjolein Lemmon Talks About Spay-Neuter Program

    We remind you again that the Pins for Pets Bowling Tournament is coming up a week from this Saturday at noon. They’re looking for bowling teams to enter this fund raising event for the Rita…

  • Labor Day Garbage And Recycling Pick-up Schedule

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste Services Division will run both regular and residential and commercial garbage pick-up routes on Monday, September 7, 2015, Labor Day. The Solid Waste Transfer Facility will also be open…

  • SHSU Student Reportedly Criticizes Slain Harris County Deputy In Tweet

    According to a story on the Houston Chronicle website, Sam Houston State University student Monica Foy has been receiving a lot of flak lately for a tweet she allegedly sent out following the shooting death…

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. Back In Court

    John Ray Falk, Jr. returned to 278th Judicial District Court Wednesday. Falk was part of an escape from TDCJ that resulted in the death of TDCJ officer Susan Canfield eight years ago. Falk has pleaded…

  • City Employee Wage Hike Not Passed By Council

    At this week’s regular council session, one of the Decision Packages for the 2015-16 budget that was discussed involved proposed funding sources and levels of various employee benefits. Councilmember Andy Brauninger said he “wants our…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday officers responded to 8 accident scenes in Huntsville between 1:15 and 2:14 PM. All were minor accidents with two vehicles that fled the scene. Officers also…

  • Laws Seminar Scheduled At SHSU

    During its 84th legislative session, the Texas Legislature passed 1,282 laws related to everything from search warrants, to the publication of criminal records, to debit card charges, to the releasing of student academic information, and…

  • Iran Nuke Deal Appears To Have Enough Senate Votes

    It looks now as if the Obama administration now has enough support to hold off Republicans in their efforts to stop the president’s Iran nuclear deal. Retiring Maryland Democratic Senator Barbara Mikulski has announced her…

  • Fire Reported On Morris Lane This Morning

    At 5:30 this morning, a fully involved structure fire in the 100 block of Morris Lane was reported. Several fire department units were dispatched to the scene.  Walker County Dispatch reported no injuries in the…