Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Jury Selection in Falk Capital Murder Trial Begins In Angelina County in January

    The Huntsville Item reports that jury selection potentially starts January 17th in Angelina County in the capital murder trial of John Ray Falk, Jr. Falk, a former Wynne Unit inmate, has been charged with playing…

  • Secretary of State Nominee Tillerson to Receive Large Retirement Package

    President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will receive a healthy retirement package of $180 million from the Exxon Mobil Corporation where he has been CEO and chairman. He receives the package…

  • 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.…