Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Elkins Lake Artisans to Showcase Art on Campus

    The Elkins Lake Artisans will debut their latest exhibit “Art is a Kaleidoscope for the Mind and Spirit” in the Sam Houston State University Lowman Student Center gallery June 6 until June 30. The Elkins…

  • “GOFUNDME” Account Set Up for Local HPD Officer & Family

    A special “GOFUNDME” account has been set up by the friends of HPD Detective Kevin Hammond and his family who lost their home in a fire last Thursday. The funds will help them in rebuilding…

  • City Council Special Session Today

    The Huntsville City Council will have a special work session at 4 this afternoon in the Large Conference Room. The Council will receive presentations from Pierce, Goodwin, Alexander & Linville Architects on condition assessments of…

  • HISD District of Innovation Meeting

    This afternoon at 5:30 there will be a District of Innovation Committee Meeting at 5:30 in the Huntsville ISD Support & Learning Center at 1010 8th Street in Huntsville. There will be a discussion of…

  • Hurricane Predictions

    National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administrator Kathryn Sullivan has released the 2016 Hurricane Season Outlook . . . .   Ms. Sullivan added that, “Near normal may sound sort of encouraging, relaxed, things are okay, but…

  • TSU Board of Regents Approve New Items During Recent Meeting

    The Texas State University System Board of Regents approved several items for Sam Houston State University during the board’s quarterly meeting at Texas State University Round Rock Campus on May 26-27: Academic Affairs items approved…

  • Ant Workshop Tonight

    Texas AgriLife Extension Agent Reg Leppley informs us that they’re hosting an Ant Workshop tonight at 7  at their office at 102 Tam Road . . . .   The fee for the program is…

  • Matt Benoit on Future Tax Rate

    What will the future tax rate for the City of Huntsville be? That’s still very much up in the air. We talked with Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit on Around Town over the weekend .…

  • Congressmen Brady Seeks Second Disaster Declaration for New Flooding

    U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady is urging Texas Governor Greg Abbott to declare another major disaster for Texas counties impacted by last night’s storms. Brady, in contact with local officials throughout his district, said new damage…

  • HISD & Other School Districts Closed Today

    Huntsville ISD will be closed today due to severe inclement weather conditions.  School trips and extracurricular activities are also cancelled. Willis ISD is closed.  Premier is closed. Trinity opens at 10 AM–buses will run on…