Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Representative Trey Gowdy Grills Deputy Attorney General Cole During Hearing

    A hearing into IRS political targeting took place in Washington by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Deputy Attorney General James Cole was interrogated by Democrat and Republican Congressmen alike. Deputy Attorney General Cole…

  • State Senator Schwertner Named to Finance Committee

    Lt. Governor David Dewhurst has appointed State Senator Charles Schwertner to serve as member of the Senate Finance Committee–the powerful 15-member legislative body responsible for writing the Senate’s version of the biennial budget for the…

  • Malaysian Jetliner Shot Down Over Ukraine

    Mulitple reports, which include Russia’s Interfax news agency, report that a Malaysian Airlines jetliner with 295 passengers was shot down at cruising altitude by surface-to-air missiles in Ukraine near the Russian border today. The president…

  • Trooper Accidentally Shoots Self

    Wednesday afternoon in Madisonville, an off-duty DPS trooper accidentally shot himself in the stomach. After 28-year-old Trooper Felipe Garcia completed a workout at a fitness center in Madisonville, a .22 caliber pistol fell out of…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees meet tonight at six in the Hawkins Administration Building. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes approval of bid acceptance for counseling supplies and equipment, Career Tech supplies and music supplies and instruments.…

  • Contract for 4-Way Signage Postponed This Week

    The Huntsville City Council issue of beginning a contract for the design and administration with fd2s design firm in Austin of way-finding signage continued at this week’s session. Mayor Mac Woodward spoke in reference to…

  • Genealogy Weekend Scheduled

    Huntsville Public Library Adult Programming Coordinator Denise Tilson tells us, “The library and Walker County Genealogical Society are co-hosting the Frances Sprott Goforth Memorial Genealogy Weekend on Friday, August 8th, beginning at 8:45 AM and…

  • Senator Ted Cruz Speaks Out on Senate Bill 1696

    The Senate Judiciary Committee met this week on Senate Bill 1696 known as the Women’s Health Protection Act. According to the National Right to Life Committee, the new legislation would invalidate nearly all existing state…

  • BFI Crossroads Incentive Agreement Sparks Debate

    Incentives for a development proposed by BFI Crossroads for an area near Ravenwood Shopping Center which would offer the community a new Spec’s store, a sit-down restaurant and other businesses was the focus of intense…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news over the past several days, on the night shift Friday a building was burglarized in the 1300 block of Rhodes Drive. On the night shift Saturday, three individuals were arrested in…