Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Manager Discusses Infrastructure Work Ahead

    As the city manager, city departments, and city council prepare for another round of budget discussions, work continues around the city on infrastructure. City Manager Matt Benoit said during the really hot summer months maintenance…

  • Cheese Recall

    A cheese recall is underway. Whole Foods Market is recalling Crave Brothers Les Freres cheese due to a bacterial infection that made people ill in several states, resulting in at least one death.

  • Sam Houston Tea Party Hosts Forum

    The Sam Houston Tea Party will host another town-wide forum tonight in the Veterans Conference Center from 7 to 8.  Earl Carter will speak on “Fair Tax . . . End the I.R.S.”  Carter served…

  • City Plans Fourth of July Event Next Week

    The City of Huntsville has a great Fourth of July event planned. City of Huntsville Recreation Assistant Natalie Reid tells us more . . . . 4THCITY6-27-13 (2) Don’t forget to bring your coolers, blankets…

  • SHSU Announces Memorandum of Understanding with Patna University

    Sam Houston State University’s first agreement with the second-most populous country in the world will allow the exchange of research and teaching staffs, joint research projects, joint conferences, and, eventually, student exchanges. A memorandum of…

  • Congressman Brady Grills Acting IRS Commissioner on Report

    Acting IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel came before the House Ways & Means Committee Thursday to answer questions in the continuing investigation of the IRS and their targeting of conservative groups applying for tax exempt status,…

  • Immigration Bill Heads to House

    The immigration bill put together by a group of legislators known as the “Gang of Eight,” was passed in the U-S Senate Thursday by a vote of 68 to 32. It now heads to the…

  • DPS Boosts Patrols for July 4th Holiday

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols for a 10-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. From June 28 – July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations…

  • Child Injured in Accident Wednesday Afternoon

    As of Wednesday afternoon, a four-year-old boy was reported to be in serious condition after an accident in Huntsville. The child suffered life-threatening injuries in the accident shortly after noon Wednesday and was life-flighted to…

  • Kimberly McCarthy Executed

    While nearby protestors expressed their disapproval through chants, songs, and clapping, the State of Texas carried forth with its 500th lethal injection execution at Huntsville’s Walls Unit Wednesday night. Fifty-two-year-old Kimberly McCarthy was executed for…