Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congressman Brady Questions Participants in Hearing on Employer Mandate Delay

    The House Ways & Means Health Subcommittee held a hearing on the delay of the Employer Mandate Wednesday. Congressman Kevin Brady was in attendance asking questions to various participants testifying before the subcommittee. The hearing…

  • Solid Waste & Recycling Information Meeting Scheduled

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste and Recycling Division will hold an informational meeting Thursday, July 18th, to provide information on the curbside recycling program and general guidelines. All residents are welcome to attend, especially…

  • Bearkat Football Season Tickets on Sale Now

    There’s a great deal being offered right now on SHSU Bearkat Football tickets. SHSU’s Paul Ridings tells us all about it . . . . BRKTTKTS7-10-13

  • City Budget Workshop Planned

    The time and location is still tentative, but it’s been reported that a city budget workshop is planned for July 23rd. Depending on funds, City Manager Matt Benoit has said most of a draft budget…

  • Precinct #201 Polling Place Change

    During this week’s regular session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Election Director Diana McRae approached Commissioners about a new location for the Precinct #201 polling place. She said, “Due to redistricting, Precinct #201 lost its…

  • Abortion Bill Action Underway

    Tuesday, the Texas House gave initial approval to House Bill #2 that would ban abortion at 20 weeks and place stricter standards for clinics. Today, a final House vote is expected. Early next week, the…

  • “Diva Night” Planned

    “Diva Night” is coming back to Huntsville soon. Chamber of Commerce Events & Communications Manager Laura Green updates us . . . . DIVANIGHT7-9-13 Tickets are on sale now at the Chamber, Lisa’s Gift Box,…

  • Bearkat Football Dinner and Auction Coming Up

    If you’re a Bearkat Football fan, their big dinner and auction is coming up soon. SHSU Associate Athletic Director of Media Relations, Paul Ridings, has the information . . . . RIDINGS7-9-13  

  • Local Option Election Approved for Justice Precinct #2

    On Monday, County Commissioners considered the certification of the petition for the local option election for the sale of alcoholic beverages in Justice Precinct #2. Local Election Director Diana McRae filled Commissioners in on the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift last Saturday two unknown suspects were reported to have sexually assulted a victim in the 600 block of I-45 South. On Sunday’s day shift, police were called…