Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Prescribed Burn Notification

    Prescribed Burn Notification U.S. Forest Service – Sam Houston National Forest DATE: Friday February 10, 2017 START TIME: 12:00 P.M. COUNTY: WALKER LOCATION: North of FS 233, East FS 222 COMPARTMENT #: 50 SIZE: 1,597…

  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Suspension of Trump Immigration Order

    Thursday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a recent court suspension of President Trump’s immigration order which put a 90-day wait on immigrants from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Sudan and Somalia. The order…

  • Congressman Dr. Tom Price Confirmed as HHS Secretary

    Early this morning, the U-S Senate confirmed President Trump’s choice, Dr. Tom Price, for Secretary of Health and Human Services. He was confirmed by a 52 to 47 vote. The congressman is an orthopedic surgeon…

  • HISD Superintendent Wright on Facilities Improvement

    HISD has been looking at improving facilities at some time in the future. We talked with HISD Superintendent, Dr. Howell Wright about the issue recently, and he said, they’ve “been in the process of conducting…

  • City Council Discusses Street Delay Issues

    You can’t help but notice there’s construction going on on Huntsville streets nowadays. At this week’s city council session, Councilmember Joe Rodriguez commented in reference to it to City Engineer Ram Ramachandra. Mr. Rodriguez said,…

  • Temporary Water Shut Off Saturday

    Again a reminder, on Saturday, February 11, water will be shut off on University Avenue between 9th to 12th Streets and on 10th Street from University Avenue to Avenue J for most of the day as part…

  • Congressman Brady Discusses Tax Reform

    It looks like President Trump is going to move on tax reform. Congressman Brady’s office sent us a clip from Fox’s Neil Cavuto show where Mr. Brady talks about what’s ahead in regard to taxes…

  • Clayton Homes Burglarized

    The Huntsville Item reports that police are looking into a burglary at Clayton Homes in the 700 block of I-45 that occurred between Monday and Wednesday. A Whirlpool refrigerator and an oven worth around $1,200…

  • President Trump Signs Executive Orders Following Swearing-In of Jeff Sessions

    Thursday, President Trump followed the swearing-in of our new Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, by signing three executive orders which White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said were “dedicated to standing behind the police officers who…

  • Councilmember Allen Goes Off the Rails in Council Session

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session during the Items of Community Interest phase–which is traditionally used to make announcements of community interest from the mayor, councilmembers, and City staff, for which no action will…