Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Sam Houston Memorial Museum Plans 150th Death & Funeral Anniversary Event

    The Sam Houston Memorial Museum in Huntsville will be honoring the memory of Sam Houston with the 150th Anniversary of Sam Houston’s Death and Funeral July 26th and 27th. We talked with Museum Historical Interpreter…

  • Fish Fry Fundraiser Today

    The Community Praise Ministry is having a Fish Fry fundraiser to raise money to provide local students with school supplies today at New Life Church on 512 11th street starting around 11 and ending around…

  • Gas Leak Has Been Sealed (Fixed)–Area Being Opened Up to Returning Residents

    Around 6:30 PM, KSAM was notified by City Secretary Lee Woodward that the gas leak at 13th and University had been sealed (fixed). Law enforcement and emergency personnel are now opening up the area so…

  • Breaking News–Gas Line Broken in Huntsville–13th & University Area Evacuated

    Around 6 PM Thursday evening Huntsville City Secretary Lee Woodward notified KSAM personnel that a contractor had broken a 3-inch gas line at 13th and University in Huntsville.  Law enforcement and emergency personnel have been…

  • Public Works Director Reed Update on New Well

    At this week’s regular Huntsville City Council session, Public Works Director Carol Reed filled councilmembers in on the completion process of a new well, Well #21, in Huntsville. Ms. Reed said construction on the new…

  • Congressman Brady Questions Advisor to Treasury Secretary

    In Washington Tuesday, the House Ways & Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady questioned the Senior Advisor to the Treasury, Secretary J. Mark Irwy, on the delay of the Obamacare employer mandate as well as…

  • Vaughn Ross to be Executed Tonight

    Forty-one-year-old Vaughn Ross is scheduled to be executed at the Walls unit in Huntsville at six this evening. In 2002, Ross was sentenced to death for the murder of 53-year-old Douglas Birdsall and 18-year-old Viola…

  • Pedestrian Hurt in Accident

    Tuesday afternoon, a 38-year-old Huntsville woman was hit by a truck while walking through the Kroger parking lot. The accident resulted in non-life threatening injuries to the woman, and she was taken to Huntsville Memorial…

  • Texas Comptroller Joins Fight Against Childhood Obesity

    This week, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced a partnership with the Texas Library Association to provide all public libraries and more than 1,100 public elementary schools with nutrition and fitness-related books and DVDs geared to…

  • City Council Discusses Charter Issues

    The Huntsville City Council met in regular session last night at City Hall. One of the issues under consideration by the council regards recommendations by the Charter Review Committee. Two of the issues being focused…