Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. Previous to the council meeting, there will be a workshop at five on Harnessing Huntsville’s Potential. Deputy City…

  • AFSCME President Lance Lowery on Recent Raise

    President of the local AFSCME Union for correctional officers Lance Lowery said Monday that, in view of the most recent pay raise, the Texas legislature is treating correctional officers as the “ugly stepchild of the…

  • SHSU Wins 4th Southland Conference Cup

    You may have already heard the good news.  Sam Houston State University has claimed its fourth Southland Conference Commissioner’s Cup. Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations Paul Ridings tells us more . . . .…

  • TP&W Wildlife Rehabilitation Specialist Bill Heyde Offers Help

    Texas Parks & Wildlife Rehabilitation Specialist Bill Heyde has some special advice at this time of the year when you may see baby wildlife in our area forests . . . . WILDLIFE5-20-13  

  • Main Street Recognition

    The Huntsville Main Street Program has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National…

  • Rapid Response Training Tomorrow in Huntsville

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice Office of Inspector General along with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, Huntsville Police Department, and Sam Houston State University Police Department will be participating in the Advanced Law Enforcement…

  • Tea Party Presentation

    The Sam Houston Tea Party is having a special presentation tonight. Spokesperson Linda Thompson tells us more . . . . TEAPARTY5-17-13  

  • Texas Reading Club for Kids Begins in June

    The Huntsville Public Library will be hosting the Texas Reading Club for kids, birth to 18, beginning June 10th. Children’s Coordinator Janelle Valera tells us all about it . . . . TEXASREAD5-17-13 They’ll also…

  • Congressman Brady Questions IRS Commissioner at Friday Hearing

    At Friday’s hearing in Washington of the Internal Revenue Service Scrutiny of Non-profit Groups, our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady questioned Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller about the targeting of conservative groups . . .…

  • HISD Board Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Future Bond Issues

    The HISD Board of Trustees met Thursday night for a regular meeting at the Huntsville High School. Among many items discussed at the meeting, Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson informed Trustees about a meeting coming up…