Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • New Waverly Firefighters Extricate Victim Trapped in Wednesday Accident

    New Waverly Firefighter and Paramedic Jimmy Williams reports that a driver was critically injured Wednesday afternoon when the car he was driving struck the rear of a Houston ISD School Bus traveling in the southbound…

  • Road Rage Incident Reported Tuesday Evening

    According to a report in the Item, HPD investigated a road rage incident that occurred on Highway 30 Tuesday evening. During the incident, it was reported that 22-year-old Austin Lechinger of Shiro fired one shot…

  • Trump & Clinton Appear Separately at National Security Forum

    Although not appearing on stage at the same time, presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took on each other at a national security forum at the USS Intrepid Museum in New York on Wednesday.…

  • City Council Votes on TDCJ Water Rate

    Regarding what water rate to charge TDCJ for their Ellis and Estelle Units, after much discussion of a counter-proposal councilmembers considered a motion to stay with the council’s August 16th decision regarding the water rate.…

  • Kat Safety Bash Ahead

    A special safety program is planned at SHSU. The University’s Director or Emergency Preparedness and Safety, David Yebra, addressed the Huntsville City Council at their regular meeting this week about the event . . .…

  • Courthouse Hours Update

    Administrative Assistant to the County Judge, Elizabeth Jan, informs us that due to the failure of the air conditioning system at the courthouse they will have reduced hours. All other County locations are open during…

  • City Council Makes Decision on G-A White Subdivision Zoning

    Following much discussion at last night’s city council session councilmembers decided, by a 5 to 4 vote not to rezone the G-A White subdivision from neighborhood conservation to management.  In this case, seven votes “for”…

  • SHSU Programs Rank in Top 10 in Nation

    Again, SHSU makes out well nationwide in university education. Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt tells us all about it . . . .   GradSource.com general manager Mark Burham says, “Our methodology for the ranking…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a residential burglary was investigated in the 2100 block of Sycamore Avenue. On the day shift Saturday, an unknown suspect stole medication from a residence…

  • Alumni Recognized for Distinguished Accomplishments and Service

    Three SHSU alumni who have made a name for themselves in business, entertainment and news, and two alumni whose service to their alma mater and their communities is distinguished in itself, will be recognized during…