Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Receives National Science Foundation Award

    The National Science Foundation has awarded Sam Houston State University an intended total amount of more than $2 million to support the project entitled, “A Comprehensive Model for Improving the Success of STEM Majors through…

  • Comptroller Glenn Hager Updates Monthly Sales Tax Revenue

    (AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $779.2 million in local sales tax allocations for August, 1.3 percent more than in August 2016.…

  • Congressman Kevin Brady in Huntsville Today

    Local constituents are invited to come visit, ask questions and hear Congressman Kevin Brady speak this afternoon at the City Hall Cafe from 3 to 4 PM.  Refreshments will be served.

  • Paris Terrorist Attack

    Police in France started a manhunt today after a vehicle crashed into soldiers close to their barracks in a Paris suburb  Six were injured, three seriously. The vehicle sped off following the incident. The attack…

  • Trump Speaks Out About North Korean Threat

    In response to recent threats from North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, President Trump has promised to respond with “fire, fury and frankly power, the likes of which the world has never seen.” The president…

  • Singer Glen Campbell Dead at 81

    Singing legend Glen Campbell is dead at the age of 81. His death follows a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Six years ago he was diagnosed with alzheimers. In his long career, he sold over…

  • HISD Terminates Employee Dillon Gaffney

    In a press release, Huntsville ISD has informed us that on June 29, 2017, the District was made aware and publicly reported the arrest of Dillon Gaffney. On August 1, 2017, Mr. Gaffney was arrested…

  • SHSU Food Pantry Distributions

    The Sam Houston State University Food Pantry strives to help SHSU students who struggle with food insecurity, to raise awareness about food insecurity, and to provide a space for students to volunteer and network with their…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday police investigated a forgery case in the 900 block of 11th Street. In the 900 block of Fish Hatchery Road, Chavon Levenstone was arrested for…

  • New Waverly Man Charged with Capital Murder

    The Huntsville Item reports that 18-year-old Roman Pray of New Waverly was taken into custody Friday for the charge of capital murder in connection with a shooting in Montgomery County a few weeks ago. Pray…