Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Vice-President Elect Mike Pence Visits Senate Regarding Obamacare Appeal

    Vice-President Pence made a special visit to the U-S Senate Wednesday. He explained his visit to reporters . . . .

  • Council Discusses Moving Old Farris Cabin

    Last night, Huntsville City councilmembers spent a lot of time focusing on moving the historic Farris Cabin to the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. There was concern about cost–the overall cost is limited…

  • Accident on Sam Houston Tuesday Injures Elderly Man

    The Huntsville Item reports that an 86-year-old Huntsville man suffered life-threatening injuries following an accident involving two vehicles on Sam Houston Avenue Tuesday afternoon. The report says when the man pulled out of the Furniture…

  • Drug Bust Near Bedias

    KBTX Channel 3 reports that in Grimes County four men have been arrested after deputies discovered around 600 marijuana plants close to Bedias. The marijuana plants were found growing in a home in the Peaceful…

  • Ryan Addresses Congress

    In a rousing positive speech Tuesday, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan addressed the opening day of the 115th Congress in Washington . . . .

  • Sidewalk Construction in Huntsville Begins

    Don’t forget, beginning today TxDOT’s contractor Ti-Zack Concrete will start sidewalk construction in Huntsville.  Sidewalk construction will occur in the following locations: Along both sides of Sam Houston Avenue from Lake Road to Boettcher Drive.…

  • Congress Gets Underway

    Tuesday the clerk of the House of Representatives got the 115th Congress underway . . .   And eventually, Vice-President Joe Biden got the Senate underway Tuesday . . . .

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda,” will be an adoption of an ordinance to amend the budget for Fiscal Year 16-17.…

  • Equipment Stolen From Precinct #1 Barn

    The Huntsville Item reports that over the Christmas holidays equipment was stolen from the Precinct #1 Barn in the 300 block of Highway 75 North. On Christmas Eve when Precinct #1 Commissioner Danny Kuykendall went…

  • Strategic Planning Meeting Ahead

    The Huntsville City Council has a Strategic Planning session scheduled for Thursday, January 5th at the Huntsville Public Library from 4 to 5 PM. The meeting will continue on Friday morning, if needed. We talked…