Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Enrollment Up For Fall

    Student enrollment is growing at SHSU. We asked University President Dr. Dana Hoyt how it looks for the fall . . . .

  • Public Hearings On Proposed City Budget Scheduled

    The City has issued a notice that public hearings on the proposed budget for the City of Huntsville fiscal year, beginning October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016, will be held on September 1, 2015…

  • Mayor Woodward Comments On Upcoming HISD Education Summit

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Mayor Mac Woodward reminded councilmembers about a special program coming up at HISD . . . .

  • Public Hearing On City Tax Rate Held Tuesday Night

    At Tuesday night’s city council session, a public hearing was held for the public to comment on their consideration to adopt a maximum property tax rate of .$4106 per $100 evaluation for the 2015-16 Fiscal…

  • Back To School Bash At First Baptist Church Today

    A “Back to School Bash” is planned at the First Baptist Church in Huntsville beginning at 5:30 this afternoon and lasting until 7:30 tonight at their Family Life Center. Spokesperson Judy Hope has the information…

  • Robert Daniel Rodriguez Trial Starts

    Yesterday, testimony began in the aggravated kidnapping trial of 31-year-old Robert Daniel Rodriguez. He was indicted by a grand jury in Walker County last year after DNA evidence was said to have linked him to…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news looking back over the past several days, on the day shift last Friday a residential burglary was reported in the 2200 block of Bobby K Marks Drive. On Friday’s night shift,…

  • Roxie Douglas Banquet This Weekend

    The Roxie Douglas Scholarship Foundation and Learning Institute Banquet is coming up this weekend. The Institute’s Director, Carmen Irving, tells us more . . . .   Ms. Irving says tickets are $20 for pre-sale…

  • SHSU-UT Tyler Sign Engineering Program Collaboration Agreement

    Sam Houston State University and The University of Texas at Tyler have opened the doors to provide an effective pathway for SHSU students to earn a bachelor’s degree in selected engineering fields thanks to a…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will get together for their regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Previous to the meeting, there will be a workshop where councilmembers will discuss Section 4A and 4B of…