Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • National Terrorism Advisory System Updated

    The National Terrorism Advisory System, or NTAS, has upgraded their alert system. Since 201, it included an “Elevated Alert” and an “Imminent Alert.” It has never been deployed. They have decided to create an intermediate…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday police investigated a theft in the 400 block of University Avenue. In the 200 block of Young Road, a known suspect failed to comply with a…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on His New Chairmanship

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady is now Chairman of the important House Ways & Means Committee. We talked with him by phone Wednesday and asked him now the new job was going? . .…

  • Holiday Cooking Hazards

    It’s the time of the year where a lot of time is spent cooking those holiday meals. New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department Captain Jimmy Williams tells us, “Cooking is our number one cause of fires…

  • Councilmembers Discuss Retiree Insurance Issues

    The primary topic for discussion at last night’s Huntsville City Council centered around health insurance for City of Huntsville retirees. A new policy was slated to go into effect that when a retiree hits 65…

  • Debate in Las Vegas

    As could be expected, the verbal barbs flew among the presidential candidates at the debate in Las Vegas last night. One of the several highlights of the evening, the campaign rhetoric between candidates Jeb Bush…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a Vehicle Burglary was investigated in the 2100 block of Sycamore Avenue. An Aggravated Assault was reported in the 100 block of Smith Hill Road…

  • Texas Grand Ranch Estates Asks for Letter of Credit

    The 2,100 acre Texas Grand Ranch subdivision, off FM 1374 in the southwest part of the county near the National Forest, continues moving forward. Their authorized agent, Renee Howze, addressed County Commissioners this week about…

  • SHSU’s LEAP Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Among the many organizations on the SHSU campus, the Center for Law, Engagement, and Politics stands out as a premier organization for students interested in excelling in not only academics but also civic engagement. Led…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session at City Hall at six tonight. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda,” is a resolution for an agreement with Goodwin-Lasiter-Strong for professional engineering services for 2015-16 waterline replacement…