Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • AFSCME’s Lowry & Governor Perry Express Opposing Views on PREA Act Compliance

    In a three page letter delivered Friday to the US Justice Department, Texas Governor Rick Perry informed the US Justice Department that Texas would not be complying with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). The…

  • SHSU Introduces Free Online Environmental Crime Training

    SHSU Criminal Justice publications coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us, “The Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas launched a free online training program to strengthen civil and criminal enforcement efforts at the local, state…

  • Congressman Brady on Obamacare Extension Issue

    There’s a new “Baghdad Bob”–this time, in Washington. Congressman Kevin Brady explains . . . . BRADOBAM3-31-14  

  • HPD Seeking Help in Locating Missing Person

    Detectives with the Huntsville Police Department are asking for assistance in locating a missing person. Andy Sandoval of Huntsville was reported missing on Wednesday, March 26th, by members of his family. He was last seen…

  • Power Outages Last Friday & Saturday

    Saturday over 2,000 Huntsville residents were without power. Friday afternoon, a thunderstorm blew tree limbs into power lines knocking out power for residents west of I-45 and onto the western part of Huntsville and surrounding…

  • STAAR Testing at HISD this Week

    It’s time for state-mandated tests to be administered in the Huntsville Independent School District. Shannon Duncan says that STAAR testing will get underway today . . . . SHANNON #1 The district reminds parents that…

  • Chuck Wagon Style Dinner Prior to Rodeo Friday & Saturday

    Fair visitors this year are going to be treated to a chuck-wagon style sit-down dinner prior to the rodeo on Friday and Saturday, April 4th and 5th.  Tickets for the dinner will be available as…

  • Inaugural Program to Bring National Book Award Finalists to Campus

    The Sam Houston State University Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing, editing and publishing, in conjunction with the National Book Foundation, will debut a new marquee literary event, the “National Book Awards at…

  • HISD Performance Goals and Objectives Addressed

    Director of Curriculum and Instruction Marjetta Spriggs addressed HISD School Board Trustees Thursday night in regard to the district’s performance goals and objectives. A team of administrators and teachers have met and looked at the…

  • World War II Re-Enactment Group

    On Saturday, a World War II re-enactment group comes to the HEARTS Veterans Museum grounds from 9 AM to 5 PM. HEARTS Museum Founder Charlotte Oleinik tells us more . . . . WWIIENACT3-20-14 They’ll…