Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Rex Tillerson Sworn-in as Secretary of State

    Former Huntsville resident and former Exxon CEO, Rex Tillerson, was sworn in by Vice-President Mike Pence at the White House last night . . . .   Our 8th District Congressman, Kevin Brady, comments .…

  • Police News

    Police News

    The Huntsville Police Department is currently investigating three cases involving the theft or attempted theft of pickups.  This follows investigations into the theft or attempted theft of up to 16 pickups in the last several…

  • SAAFE House 2nd Annual “Designer Purse Bingo” Ahead

    SAAFE House, the organization that helps out and shelters women and children when they need a safe place to stay in situations of domestic violence and sexual assault, has a big fund raising event coming…

  • Richard Eglsaer Named Provost at SHSU

    Sam Houston State University President Dana Hoyt announced that Richard Eglsaer has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective Feb. 1. Eglsaer has been serving in the interim provost position since July…

  • City Finance Committee Discusses Unallocated Reserve Policy

    At their meeting Tuesday, members of the Huntsville City Council’s Finance Committee discussed, among other issues, the 25% Unallocated Reserve policy for the General Fund and Enterprise Funds. Councilmember Rodriguez speculated on the possibility of…

  • Wednesday White House Briefing

    At the White House Briefing Wednesday, Press Secretary Sean Spicer filled reporters in on the president’s schedule for Thursday . . . .   Spicer also introduced National Security Advisor General Michael Flynn to speak…

  • President Trump Nominates Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

    President Donald Trump made known his nomination to the Supreme Court last night. Our 8th District Congressman, Kevin Brady, was pleased with the selection . . . .   Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch addressed…

  • SHSU Traffic & Parking Configuration Discussed by City Finance Committee

    Tuesday, members of the Huntsville City Council Finance Committee met to discuss their current agenda items and hear presentations. One of the issues they focused on was a presentation and discussion of paid parking along…

  • SHSU Celebrates Black History Month

    Sam Houston State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences will celebrate Black History Month during February to highlight the achievements of black Americans and observe issues still present within society. On Feb. 1, poet…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday police investigated a case of criminal mischief in the 1000 block of 12th Street where property was damaged. In the 5000 block of Sam Houston Avenue…