Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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…

  • Aquatic Center Renamed

    A good number of local citizens spoke at last night’s Huntsville City Council session in recommending that the Aquatic Center be renamed in honor of Frank D. “Poncho” Roberts. Chamber President Carol Smith, among them,…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Sunday’s night shift a 28-year-old woman was arrested at the intersection of 12th Street and Avenue H for possession of a dangerous drug and possession of a controlled substance. A…

  • Collision Sends One to Hospital

    A Monday afternoon collision between a pickup truck and a van at the corner of State Highway 75 and FM 2793 severely damaged both vehicles, leaving one driver trapped in the mangled remains of his…

  • Huntsville Community Theatre Readying for New Season

    Huntsville Community Theatre is gearing up for a great theatrical season. Community Theatre public relations rep Rich Walters stopped by to fill us in on what will be happening. . . . HCT7-15-13 The performance…