Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU’s Crimes Victims’ Institute Issues Report On Stalking

    An estimated 1.4 million women in Texas experience stalking during their lifetimes, according to a 2010 survey by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. But a new report from the Crime Victims’ Institute, housed…

  • Texas’ Annual Tax Holiday Is Here

    In 2014, Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes today through the 10th — the state’s annual tax holiday. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies…

  • Breaking News–Body of Trinity Bridge Jumper Found

    Around 12:10 this afternoon, Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace informed us that the body of the man who authorities believe may have  jumped to his death at the Trinity River Bridge and Highway 19 this…

  • HISD Restructures Debt To Save Money

    Last night the HISD Board of Trustees, in their vote to restructure debt to save money, voted for what was called “Scenario #2″ out of three possible scenarios. Superintendent Steve Johnson explained . . .…

  • City Seeks Bids For New Sidewalks

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, sidewalk projects that the City is getting ready to bid were discussed. CIP Manager Mike Goebel said, “We have two sidewalks that we want to install. They’re going…

  • SHSU Selects New VP For Finance And Operations

    Carlos Hernandez, who has served as acting vice president for finance and operations at Sam Houston State University since March 24, has been selected to fill the permanent position, effective Aug. 1. SHSU President Dana…

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Obamacare Website Costs

    Did the Obamacare website come in at a little over its projected cost? Oh, you might say so. Congressman Kevin Brady fills us in . . . . BRADWEB8-5-14 Congressman Brady says, “Meanwhile key parts…

  • Trinity County Authorities Search For Missing Man

    We still have no word yet on the outcome of Trinity County authorities search Wednesday for the body of a man they believe may have jumped off the Trinity River Bridge at Highway 19 in…

  • Council Decides Tax Rate Proposal And Signage Study

    Good news for local city taxpayers.   Mac Woodward and the Huntsville City Council has proposed a new lower tax rate. Finance Director Steve Ritter addressed councilmembers at their meeting at City Hall last night…

  • Activities Planned For SHSU Students

    SHSU students coming the university this fall can take advantage of a number of activities already planned for them. Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt updates us . . . . SHSUSTUD8-5-14 For a schedule of…