Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • “Tree Of Life” Celebrated At SHSU Last Night

    The 95th Annual Tree of Life Ceremony was held at SHSU last night on Bearkat Plaza. It was the biggest tree ever–almost 50 feet. University President Dana Hoyt addressed a big, festive crowd . .…

  • Mayoral Runoff Voting Update

    Early voting in the mayoral runoff continues at the Annex on Sam Houston Avenue. On Wednesday, November 25th, 205 voted. There was no voting last Thursday and Friday. On Monday, 223 people voted. And on…

  • HISD Holiday Food Drive

    The Huntsville ISD “Hornets Helping Huntsville” holiday food drive is underway.  The annual drive began yesterday and will conclude on Tuesday, December 15th.  The district is currently collecting donations of canned and non-perishable food items…

  • Huntsville Head Start’s Adopt-A-Family Program

    Huntsville Head Start is seeking groups, organizations, businesses or individuals to adopt a family for Christmas. The deadline for wrapped and labeled gifts is Wednesday, December 16th, at 4 PM. Social Services Coordinator Maria Dooley…

  • Long-Range Planning Ad Hoc Committee Meeting Friday

    The Huntsville City Council’s Long-Range Planning Ad Hoc Committee will meet this Friday beginning at 8:30 in the morning in the City Hall Large Conference Room. Committee Chair Don Johnson filled us in recently on…

  • Wynne Home Nutcracker Performance Ahead

    Cultural Services Coordinator Linda Pease informs us a brand new event is coming to Huntsville this month with six performances daily, on December 10th, 11th and 12th . . . .

  • More Classified Clinton Emails Found

    The latest release of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails by the State Department brings the total number of her emails that contain classified material to about 1,000. The latest 328 emails added bring…

  • Stolen Vehicle, Trailer And Equipment Sought

    According to last Sunday’s Huntsville Police day shift report, unknown suspects stole a truck, trailer and equipment in the 200 block of Highway 75 North. A report in the Item further clarifies the stolen items…

  • Tree-Lighting Ceremony Tonight At SHSU

    A big event is scheduled on campus at Sam Houston State University tonight. Associate director of student activities Brandon Cooper tells us all about it . . . .

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday police investigated five vehicle burglaries–in the 1200 block of Josey Street, the 5000 block of Sam Houston Avenue, the 2200 block of Bobby K Marks,…