Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Speaker Ryan Comments on Sexual Harassment Prevention Efforts

    In his weekly press briefing Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan talked about how the House is at present looking into ways to deal with sexual harassment . . . .

  • Trump Officially Orders Move of American Embassy to Jerusalem

    It’s official. Wednesday, President Trump addressed members of the press at the White House in formally recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and announced the future move of the U-S Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem…

  • Head Start Help for Children & Families’ Christmas

    The Huntsville Head Start Program is helping out children and their families again this year. We talked with Head Start Social Service Coordinator Virginia Lou Danford about their effort . . . .   Ms.…

  • Walker County Grand Jury Indicts Man for Obstruction or Retaliation

    The Huntsville Item reports that Huntsville resident Christopher Barrientez has been indicted by a Walker County Grand Jury for obstruction or retaliation, a felony, which could allow a sentence of two to ten years if…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a theft by an unknown person was reported in the 1200 block of 22nd Street. In the 400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, an…

  • Council Approves Street Overlay Work

    On Tuesday’s regular Huntsville City Council session “Statutory Agenda,” councilmembers considered authorizing the purchase of street milling and overlay services from Smith and Company for $1,091,800. Mayor Andy Brauninger mentioned an earlier street study and…

  • Sheriff Thanks Texas Sheriff Association Members

    Sheriff Clint McRae would like to thank all Texas Sheriff Association members within our community. The Association Membership Program allows to better serve local law enforcement in Texas. Through the support of their Associate Members,…

  • SHSU Campus Campaign to Save Energy

    Recently, members of the Sam Houston State University community kicked off the Go Green campaign with a special event at the Piney Woods Residence Life facility. The campaign is designed to promote efficient energy use.…

  • President Trump Moving U-S Embassy to Jerusalem

    Today, President Trump will order the State Department to start moving the U-S Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. The move is a fulfillment of a campaign promise. The president’s action is expected…

  • HPD Buying New Motorcycles and Radar

    One of the “Consent Agenda” items on Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Huntsville City Council was an authorization for the City Manager to purchase two police-equipped motorcycles from Longhorn Harley Davidson and police speed radars…