Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Kat Safety Bash Ahead

    The Big Kat Safety Bash is coming to SHSU. University Police Officer Jeff Butterworth has the information . . . .

  • Dance Classes for Kids at the Library

    Huntsville Public Library Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail informs us that the “library is partnering up with Express Vibe Studios to host six weeks of free dance classes . . . .”   Registration is required…

  • Speaker Ryan Weekly Update on Congress

    In his weekly update to reporters Thursday, Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan passed along some of the things congress has just recently accomplished . . . .

  • Texas Comptroller Announces Record $270 Million in Unclaimed Property Returns

    The Texas Comptroller’s office returned a record $270 million in unclaimed property to rightful owners during the past fiscal year. This breaks the previous record of $248 million returned in fiscal 2015. The Comptroller’s office…

  • Gitmo Bill Discussed on Floor of the House–Bill Passed for Temporary Block

    A bill discussed on the floor of the House in Washington this week concerned the release of Gitmo prisoners. Republican Alabama congressman Bradley Byrne said HR 5351 would prohibit the transfer of any individual detained…

  • I-45 Accident Wednesday Results in Fatality

    Regarding that traffic tie-up on I-45 we were telling you about Wednesday morning, an accident along the Interstate near FM 1696 north of Huntsville took the life of a truck driver for UPS. Around 2:30…

  • Bond Issue Vote Ahead–New Facilities Sought by Police, Fire and Others

    On August 16th, the Huntsville City Council voted unanimously to pass an ordinance calling a bond election containing three propositions. Huntsville residents will be asked to go the polls Tuesday, November 8th, to consider authorizing…

  • HISD Regular Board Meeting

    The Huntsville Independent School District will have a regular board meeting at six this evening at the Hawkins Administration Building. Trustees will have board recognition of students and staff. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes Board approval…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on First Amendment Threats

    More and more, political correctness seems to become an impediment in conducting one’s normal daily life. Congressman Kevin Brady tells us, Republican Commissioner on the Federal Election Commission, Lee Goodman, “thinks our first amendment is…

  • Film Series Coming to Old Town Theatre

    The Sam Houston State University Department of Mass Communication and assistant professor of film Grant Wiedenfeld will continue their ongoing film screening series at historic Old Town Theatre in downtown Huntsville. The first of the screenings, “Port…