Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Citizenship Class Presented At Last Council Session

    At this week’s City Council session there was a presentation of 2015 Citizenship Class participants and SHSU student assistants. SHSU’s Center for Law Engagement and Politics Director and Political Science Professor, Mike Yawn, addressed councilmembers…

  • Local Firemen To Get New Radios

    Walker County And City firemen are going to upgrade to a new radio. We talked with Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White who explained the grant and purchase recently approved in Commissioners’ Court . . .…

  • Congressman Brady Met With Local Officials Wednesday To Discuss New Available Funding

    Our 8th District Congressman, Kevin Brady, recently helped pass a two year extension of the Secure Rural Schools funding program in Congress, assuring financial support continues for East Texas counties with federal forest lands. Wednesday…

  • Tornadoes Damage Homes in Oklahoma, Nebraska and Kansas Wednesday

    Wednesday, a tornado damaged homes at Bridge Creek and Blanchard, Oklahoma, which is southwest of Oklahoma City. Around 10 homes were destroyed in Amber, Oklahoma, and 25 were blown apart in Bridge Creek. A dozen…

  • Stroke Prevention Month

    At this week’s regular City Council session, Mayor Mac Woodward read a proclamation for Stroke Awareness and Prevention. Huntsville Memorial Hospital CEO Shannon Brown addressed councilmembers about how the hospital is involved with the issue…

  • PBR Texas Shootout Ahead

    The big Professional Bull Riders Texas Shootout is set for this weekend. Spokesperson Shane Davis tells us more . . . .

  • Applications For Serving On City Board Or Commission Available

    Applications are available for Huntsville residents interested in serving on a City board or commission, or to be considered for re-appointment to current positions ending August 31, 2015. Residents may submit applications to the City…

  • Senator Cornyn Questions Information Officer On Clinton Emails

    The Honorable Joyce A. Barr, the State Department’s chief freedom of information officer, was questioned Wednesday in a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on open records laws. In focusing on the issue of the missing emails…

  • Bomb Threat At SHSU Library Tuesday

    Tuesday afternoon, a written bomb threat was discovered in the SHSU Library. The University Police Department evacuated the building because of the threat Tuesday. Following a thorough search, the “all clear” was given and the…

  • Town Creek Drainage Issue Discussed At Council Session

    At Tuesday’s Huntsville City Council session, much of the discussion focused on amending the Klotz and Associates’ Phase I contract for the Town Creek Drainage Project to include an additional $360,000 for Phase II which…