Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Weekend Homecoming Activities at SHSU

    Homecoming activities have been underway at Sam Houston State University this week. Director of Student Activities Brandon Cooper updates us on today and Saturday . . . .

  • HPD Lt. Jim Barnes Comments on Thefts from Drop Slot Payment Boxes

    For those of you that use drop slots for payments, HPD Lt. Jim Barnes passes along a crime prevention tip . . . .

  • 85-Year-Old Woman Injured in Hit-and-Run

    The Huntsville Item reports that an 85-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle in the Liberty Dialysis parking lot on I-45 Wednesday afternoon around 1:25. The report says a black SUV backed into the woman,…

  • Town Creek Drainage Project Underway

    The City’s big Town Creek Drainage Project is underway. City of Huntsville Neighborhood Resources Director, Dr. Sherry McKibben, tells us, “The drainage of Town Creek really starts up at Sam Houston State University, moves through…

  • SHSU Announces Founding Dean for College of Osteopathic Medicine

    HUNTSVILLE, TX—Following a national search, Dr. Charles Henley, associate dean of clinical affairs at Marian University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine in Indiana, has been named founding dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Sam…

  • Officers Shot in Boston and Baltimore

    Late Wednesday two Boston police officers were in “extremely critical” condition after a man, who had an assault rifle and was wearing body armor, shot them several times. Police had answered a “domestic” call. The…

  • Thursday Homecoming Parade Update

    Homecoming Week continues. Director of Student Activities at SHSU, Brandon Cooper, updates us on today . . . .  

  • Fire Public Protection Classification Upgrade

    At this week’s “State of the City Address,” City Manager Matt Benoit passed along that the Texas Department of Insurance Insurance Service Office has recommended that Huntsville received a “2” classification. A letter from the…

  • New Sheriff’s Office Vehicles Purchase Approved

    In Commissioners’ Court regular session this week, Commissioners considered the purchase of five Tahoes and related equipment for the Sheriff’s Office. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford addressed commissioners regarding the matter . . . .…

  • Assaults on Aleppo Citizens Continue

    In the White House Daily Briefing yesterday, Press Secretary Josh Earnest was asked about his response to the devastation going on in Aleppo, Syria . . . .   The only Obama administration action .…