Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Councilmembers Discuss Employee Policies and Procedures Manual Update

    One of the agenda items focused on at last night’s meeting of the Huntsville City Council involved the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the City Manager to update the Employee Policies and Procedures Manual.…

  • Correctional Employee Lobby Day Tomorrow in Austin

    AFSCME correctional employee union president Lance Lowery tells us that tomorrow, March 21st, will be the TDCJ Correctional Employees Lobby Day at the State Capitol Building in Austin . . . . CORRECT3-19-13

  • Millionth Visitor Campaign Update

    The Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center Millionth Visitor campaign is still underway. We checked in with Visitor Center Manager Jamie Matthews . . . . MILLIONVIS3-19-13    

  • “Ignite the Night” Event Scheduled

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Wednesday, April 10th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, the SHSU Counseling Center and several university and Huntsville organizations will collaborate to host the 2nd Annual “Ignite the Night”…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a sexual assault was investigated in the 2500 block of Sam Houston Avenue. In the 1600 block of Sycamore Avenue, unknown suspects assaulted a victim causing…

  • Council Holds Rules of Procedure Workshop Monday

    The Huntsville City Council met for a workshop last night regarding their proposed Rules of Procedure to discuss issues they had with the draft they were working on. During the last council session, Councilmember Ron…

  • Train Derailment in Madison County Monday

    Monday evening there was a train derailment near the community of North Zulch on Highway 39 and King Road in Madison County. According to investigators, a freight train ran into a Sanderson Farms chicken truck…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Friday’s night shift a person was assaulted by a known suspect on Howard Circle. A 27-year-old man was arrested in the 2700 block of Angier road for delivery of a…

  • TDCJ Testing Managed Access System for Cell Calls at Stiles and McConnell Units

    TDCJ Public Information Officer Jason Clark tells us, “Right now, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is set to begin testing on a managed access system at the Stiles Unit in Beaumont, as well as…

  • KSAM’s Kooter Roberson Fair Parade Marshal

    The Walker County Fair Parade Committee announced this year’s Grand Marshal is KSAM’s Kooter Roberson.  Kooter has contributed for many years to the Walker County Fair serving on the Rodeo Committee, as well as participating…