Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • School Board Tables Tax Rate

    The Huntsville Item reports that HISD Trustees are tabling adopting a proposed tax rate of $1.18 per $100 valuation. It was reported that it was tabled to allow themselves more time for study.

  • Offenders to be Transfered From Pack Unit

    Yesterday, TDCJ Director of Public Information, Jason Clark, informed KBTX Channel 3 News that: “Following an order issued by a federal judge last month, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice submitted a plan Thursday afternoon…

  • American Legion Post 95 Barbecue Sale

    America Legion Post 95 is having a Barbecue Sandwich Sale to benefit the Sons of the American Legion and The American Legion Riders today. It will be held at the American Legion Sam Houston Post…

  • Houston Area Samaritan to Address SHSU Graduates

    A well-known area service and community leader, who lives up to Sam Houston State University’s motto “The measure of a Life is its Service,” will address the 973 graduating students in the upcoming commencement ceremonies…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday unknown suspects entered and burglarized a building at the intersection of 7th Street and Avenue M. Unknown suspects stole a tractor at the intersection of State…

  • HISD Board Workshop & Special-Called Board Meeting Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will have a Board Workshop followed by a Special-Called Board Meeting tonight at six at the Hawkins Administration Building. During the Board Workshop, Trustees will have a Budget Review and…

  • DPS Urges Texans to Use Caution in Summer Heat

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is warning Texas residents to be prepared for summertime temperatures, and to take precautions to stay safe as temperatures and heat indices hit 100 degrees and above in many…

  • Gulf Coast Trade Center Sponsoring Next Chamber Small Business Breakfast

    Chamber Press Release: The next Small Business Breakfast of the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce, sponsored by Gulf Coast Trade Center, will take place on Thursday, August 10th.  The breakfast will be held at Golden Corral located at…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a known suspect sexually assaulted a person in the 2000 block of Avenue L ½. At the intersection of State Highway 75 and I-45 North, an…

  • City Receives Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award

    The City of Huntsville has received, for the eighth time, the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award, bestowed on only 50 governmental agencies in Texas and 68 U.S. cities overall. The award, issued by the…