Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Governor Perry Issues Executive Order On E-Verify

    Wednesday, Gov. Rick Perry highlighted the ongoing need for the state’s border security operations and called on Congress to quickly pass a bill to provide the resources necessary to secure our southern border. In the…

  • Local Arsons Under Investigation

    HPD Lt. Jim Barnes tells us police “are looking into and investigating two arson-type incidents that occurred on December 1st . . . .”  

  • ETJ Developer Agreements Explored By City Council

    Previous to the regular session Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council met for a workshop. Councilmembers are exploring ways to improve developer agreements in the ETJ, or extra-territorial jurisdiction, of the City. Position #4 Councilmember…

  • Museum Photo Contest Winners Announced

    This week the Sam Houston Memorial Museum announced the winners in their 5th Annual Photography Contest. Marketing Coordinator Megan Buro fills us in . . . .   Megan said she thanks everyone who came…

  • Speakers Chosen For SHSU Winter Commencement

    Winter Commencement is coming to SHSU soon. Associate Director of Communications Julia May updates us . . . .  

  • “Dear White People” Film & Discussion Tonight

    “Dear White People,” the winner of the 2014 Sundance Festival’s Special Jury Award, has taken the film industry by storm this year. According to the movie info on RottenTomatoes.com, the first feature film by writer…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will hold their regular meeting at six tonight at City Hall. Previous to the meeting, at 5 PM, there will be a presentation and discussion regarding developer agreements in the extra-territorial…

  • President Obama Talks With Community Leaders On Related Ferguson, Missouri Issues

    Monday, President Obama met with community leaders regarding issues arising from the recent confrontations in Ferguson, Missouri. The president thanked Philadelphia Police Commissioner Chuck Ramsey and Professor of Criminology at George Mason University Roy Robinson…

  • Supreme Court Asked To Stop Execution Of Scott Panetti

    The Austin-American Statesman reports that attorneys for 56-year-old Texas death Row inmate Scott Panetti, scheduled for execution tomorrow, is too mentally ill for execution. They have appealed to the U-S Supreme Court. Panetti was sentenced…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift last Friday a residence was burglarized in the 1500 block of Avenue P. On Sunday’s night shift, one vehicle struck four other vehicles and fled the scene.…