Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Council Discusses One-Way Street Changes & Paid Parking Issues

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed changing two major streets two one-way and installing paid parking. City Engineer “Ram” Ramachandra explained the change to councilmembers in a “First Reading” .…

  • TMZ Reports Prince Treated for Drug Overdose Last Friday

    Several sources have told TMZ that the late rock musician Prince was treated for a drug overdose six days before his death. The news organization says his “private jet made an emergency landing in Moline,…

  • SHSU Author Talks About His Safety in Mexico

    As everyone knows from the headlines coming out of Mexico from time to time, drug cartels and their operations there can sometimes pose a threat to personal safety. SHSU assistant professor of security studies, Nathan…

  • House Speaker Ryan Comments on Improving Economy

    In his weekly House Speaker Briefing, Paul Ryan seems optimistic about improving the U-S economy . . . .   Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady is chairman of the Ways & Means Committee.

  • Special Election Coming Up

    The City of Huntsville will hold a special election on Saturday, May 7th to elect a Councilmember-At-Large for Position #1. Early voting will be conducted at the Walker County Annex at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue,…

  • HISD Board Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet for a regular session at the Hawkins Administration Building at six this evening. They will recognize students, staff and the high student and staff attendance campuses. Tonight’s “Consent…

  • City Hiring Economic Development Services Group

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers considered and approved an amended motion authorizing the City Manager sign a contract with Mike Barnes Group for professional economic development services and interview him that night.…

  • Harriet Tubman to be on $20 Bill

    Wednesday, the Treasury Department said that Abolitionist Harriet Tubman will take the place of former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Jackson will be put on the back of the bill. The Secretary of…

  • Conference at SHSU to Discuss Criminal Justice Issues

    Sam Houston State University’s chapter of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice will host its fourth annual “What Would Lady Justice Do?” mini-conference on April 23rd from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments on Clinton E-mail Server Issue

    Our Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, thinks Hillary Clinton’s e-mail server jeopardized national security. He spoke from the flloor of the senate recently on the matter . . . .