Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. A proclamation will be read proclaiming Peace Corps Week in Huntsville. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes ratification of an…

  • TSU System Board of Regents Update SHSU Master Plan

    A campus master plan update, a degree name change, and a room and board increase have been approved for SHSU by the Texas State University System Board of Regents in Austin. Associate Director of Communications…

  • Texas Independence and Sam Houston Birthday Celebration Planned

    Mark your calendars. Texas Independence and Sam Houston’s birthday will be celebrated here next month . . . . TEXIND2-18-13 For luncheon reservations, call Jamie Matthews at 291-5931.

  • TxDOT Updates Work on I-45

    Today, weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will reopen the outside main lane of northbound IH 45 from the northbound entrance ramp south of SH 30 to 0.25 miles north of SH 30.  The contractor will…

  • Item Announces Citizen of the Year

    The Huntsville Item’s 2013 Citizen of the Year is Bette Nelson. Ms. Nelson is known for her volunteer work in the community. She’s done volunteer work for many organizations, including Huntsville Main Street, the Downtown…

  • HPD Investigating Weekend Shooting with No Injuries

    HPD is looking into an incident that occurred Friday around 2 AM which started with an altercaton between a group from Shepherd and local residents at Shenanigan’s nightclub on 11th Street in Huntsville and escalated…

  • Two Bryan Firefighters Die in Fire

    A fire at the Old Knights of Columbus Hall on Groesbeck Drive south of downtown Bryan Friday night resulted in the deaths two Bryan firefighters. Two other firefighters were injured. Lieutenants Eric Wallace and Greg…

  • SAAFE House Staff Travels to Austin for Conference and March

    Victims of sexual and domestic violence seek sensitive and knowledgeable advocates, resources and assistance to take the first successful steps toward becoming survivors. At SAAFE House this happens daily. SAAFE House Executive Director Jolene Miller…

  • Chamber Lunch & Learn Series Features New Speaker

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn series will be having a new guest speaker soon. Chamber Events & Communications Manager Laura Green updates us . . . . CHAMBLUNCH2-15-13

  • SHSU Political Science Junior Fellow Comments on Inauguration Trip

    We finally got to talk with one of the SHSU Political Science Junior Fellows who went on a trip with other Junior Fellows to this year’s presidential inauguration. SHSU Junior, Jessica Rodriquez, recounts her impressions…