Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Senator Ted Cruz Speaks Out on Senate Bill 1696

    The Senate Judiciary Committee met this week on Senate Bill 1696 known as the Women’s Health Protection Act. According to the National Right to Life Committee, the new legislation would invalidate nearly all existing state…

  • BFI Crossroads Incentive Agreement Sparks Debate

    Incentives for a development proposed by BFI Crossroads for an area near Ravenwood Shopping Center which would offer the community a new Spec’s store, a sit-down restaurant and other businesses was the focus of intense…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news over the past several days, on the night shift Friday a building was burglarized in the 1300 block of Rhodes Drive. On the night shift Saturday, three individuals were arrested in…

  • Deadline for Enrollment Of Newborns In Prepaid Tuition Program Coming Up

    The deadline is July 31st for Texas families to enroll their newborns in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and avoid future increases in tuition and required fees at Texas public colleges and universities. Newborns are…

  • Former Vice-President Cheney Comments On Strategic Threat Of Terrorists

    Former Vice-President Dick Cheney was asked this week at a Politico Playback luncheon what he fears from terrorist enemies of the U-S in the Mideast at the present time . . . . CHENEY7-15-14

  • New Web Portal On Economic Impact Of Military Installations

    Texas Comptroller Susan Combs has announced a new web portal that will provide information on the economic impact of military installations in the state. The portal, located at www.TheTexasEconomy.org/military, will highlight the many ways the…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Previous to the main session, they will hold two work sessions beginning at 4:30 this afternoon. Intern Makeebba Deterville…

  • EMC Butch Davis Comments To Commissioners On Food For Shelters

    Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis told Walker County Commissioners Monday that they have an agreement regarding all of their shelters, which are run by American Red Cross. He said their plan is to have…

  • “Heartwalk” Coming To Huntsville

    Monday, Huntsville Memorial Hospital Manager of Community Relations Karen Bilsing and CEO Shannon Brown spoke before Walker County Commissioners and Judge Pierce on behalf of the Walker County American Heart Association. They work with the…

  • Entergy Texas Helps Local Communities

    You know summer has arrived when Entergy Texas, Inc. sets out to help customers “Beat the Heat” by giving away fans to help many of them stay more comfortable during Southeast Texas’ sweltering summer. The…