Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Council Votes Again on Buxton Retail Recuritment Study

    At last night’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, the council had to reconsider a $60,000 dollar contract with the Buxton Company for a retail recruitment and retention study. The council’s original mistake occurred…

  • HPD Arrests Shepherd Men for Alleged Participation in Car Chase

    HPD has arrested two Shepherd men for alleged participation in a car chase through the city last week that included shots fired at a vehicle driven by local residents. Nineteen-year-old Eric San Juan Gonzales has…

  • City Plans Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies for Homes

    The City of Huntsville has some special ribbon-cutting events coming up. Community Development Specialist, Dr. Sherri McKibben, updates us . . . . RIBBON#1-2-19-13 Dr. McKibben explained how the program worked for qualified participants .…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a commercial burglary was investigated in the 700 block of I-45 South where unknown suspects entered a storage building and stole items. On Monday’s night shift,…

  • Wynne Home’s Linda Pease Updates Scheduled Spring Classes

    City of Huntsville Cultural Services Coordinator Linda Pease has more information about the Wynne Home’s upcoming spring classes beginning the week after Spring Break on March 18th . . . . WYNNSPRING2-19-13

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. A proclamation will be read proclaiming Peace Corps Week in Huntsville. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes ratification of an…

  • TSU System Board of Regents Update SHSU Master Plan

    A campus master plan update, a degree name change, and a room and board increase have been approved for SHSU by the Texas State University System Board of Regents in Austin. Associate Director of Communications…

  • Texas Independence and Sam Houston Birthday Celebration Planned

    Mark your calendars. Texas Independence and Sam Houston’s birthday will be celebrated here next month . . . . TEXIND2-18-13 For luncheon reservations, call Jamie Matthews at 291-5931.

  • TxDOT Updates Work on I-45

    Today, weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will reopen the outside main lane of northbound IH 45 from the northbound entrance ramp south of SH 30 to 0.25 miles north of SH 30.  The contractor will…

  • Item Announces Citizen of the Year

    The Huntsville Item’s 2013 Citizen of the Year is Bette Nelson. Ms. Nelson is known for her volunteer work in the community. She’s done volunteer work for many organizations, including Huntsville Main Street, the Downtown…