Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Calli Dretke Arrested Following Bond Revocation

    Twenty-six-year old Calli Dretke, originally arrested April 22nd after her Toyota SUV ran into a Breath Alcohol Testing van and two Montgomery County patrol vehicles on Research Forest Road in the Woodlands, has been arrested…

  • Geneaology Lock-in Planned

    Huntsville Public Library Adult Services and Interlibrary Loan Coordinator, Denise Tilson, informs us that the library and the Genealogical Society, after a year of no lock-ins, are having a summer lock-in on Friday, August 17th,…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Workshop

    The Huntsville Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold a Board Workshop at the Hawkins Administration Building this afternoon at 5:30. Trustees will discuss a facility needs assessment, considering financial implications and a possible…

  • Highway 19 Site for Research Park Still Under Consideration

    Although SHSU has requested that the City of Huntsville continues to help gather information about other possible locations for their proposed research park, university president Dana Gibson has confirmed in a published email that “the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a 22-year-old man was arrested in the 1000 block of Avenue N for possession of a controlled substance. On Tuesday’s night shift, in the 1500 block…

  • Senator Cornyn on Eric Holder’s Texas Voter ID Comments

    Closing arguments were set to begin in federal court in Washington this morning at a trial which will decide the legality of the Texas voter ID law. A three-judge panel will determine whether the law…

  • Main Street Program Planning Music Event this Fall

    Huntsville’s Main Street program is already looking forward to events for the fall. We talked with Main Street Coordinator Kim McCauliffe . . . . For more info, on the web go to huntsvillemainstreet.com.

  • New Display on Dogs at Texas Prison Museum

    Texas Prison Museum director Jim Willett will be our guest on “Around Town” this Sunday. Jim tells us one of the new exhibits at the museum is on dogs. One new display is on the…

  • Council Approves “Strategic Plan” for Huntsville

    The Huntsville City Council recently approved the Strategic Plan, which will serve as a guide for the City staff to develop the budget for the coming fiscal year. The “Strategic Plan,” which was adopted through…

  • Huntsville High School Ex-Student Reunion Coming Up

    Huntsville High School Ex-Student Association President Mickey Evans tells us that the organization is having their Reunion on July 21st at the Walker County Fairgrounds main building . . . . Paid reservations are required…