Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston Honored

    The American Correctional Association has awarded Brad Livingston, Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the 2015 Edward R. Cass Correctional Achievement Award. The award was created in 1962 in honor of Edward…

  • City Is NOT Under Boil Water Notice

    The City of Huntsville is NOT under a Boil Water Notice. Residents may have been incorrectly informed by outside sources that the city was under a notice. City system pressures have been maintained above levels…

  • Water Main Break

    Around 8:30 this morning the City reported that water service has been interrupted on FM 2821, FM 247, and Quality Boulevard due to a water main break.  City crews have been on site since approximately…

  • Robert Daniel Rodriguez Found Guilty

    The verdict is in on 31-year-old Walker County resident Robert Daniel Rodriguez. Thursday afternoon, Rodriguez was found guilty of the aggravated kidnapping of a 22-year-old unidentified woman back in September of 2013. A pre-sentence investigation…

  • Federal Judge Orders State Department And FBI To Cooperate On Clinton Investigation

    Thursday, a federal judge ordered the State Department to work with the FBI to ascertain if any of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s e-mails on her server while secretary of state could be recovered.…

  • Update On Candidates For City Offices

    Position 1 at-large councilmember Andy Brauninger filed with the City Secretaries office on Wednesday to run for Mayor of Huntsville. Mayor Mac Woodward recently announced he would not be running again. According to his City…

  • “Welcome Week” To Get Underway At SHSU

    SHSU ushers in Welcome Week beginning this weekend. Assistant Director for the Department of Student Activities Brandon Cooper updates us . . . .

  • HISD’s Dr. Wright Comments On Teacher And Course Alignment In The District

    HISD Schools first day gets underway this Monday. We recently asked Superintendent, Dr. Howell Wright, “What’s the district’s basic plan to assure all teachers are aligned in subject matter and coverage of courses in their…

  • Construction On New SHSU Technology-Engineering Building Underway

    If you happened to be noticing a lot of construction work on the SHSU campus at Bowers Boulevard and Sam Houston Avenue, you’ve been seeing the beginnings of the new Engineering-Technology building. We asked SHSU…

  • Rodriguez Trial Continued Wednesday

    The trial of 31-year-old Robert Daniel Rodriguez continued at the Walker County Courthouse Wednesday. Rodriguez is charged with the aggravated kidnapping and sexual assault in September of 2013 of a 22-year-old woman whose identity is…