Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Strategic Planning Session–Economic Development

    Last week, the Huntsville City Council held a Strategic Planning Session. In his presentation, City Manager Matt Benoit covered a myriad of topics including city appearance, communication, infrastructure, resource development, finance, public safety and economic…

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet

    As the 8th Annual Wounded Warrior Banquet approaches–it’s set for January 26th–spokesperson, retired Lt. Col. David Yebra who was one our guests on “Around Town” this weekend, talks about wounded veterans and where they go…

  • Senator Cornyn Speaks on Obamacare Repeal

    The repeal of Obamacare is a priority to the new administration. From the floor of the senate, our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, addressed the issue . . . .

  • SHSU Student Legal & Mediation Department Speaker Services

    Our guest on “Around Town” recently was the Director of SHSU Student Legal and Mediation Services, Attorney Gene Roberts. He filled us in on the various legal & mediation services students could make use of…

  • City Council Holds Strategic Planning Session

    Huntsville City Councilmembers, Mayor Andy Brauninger, City Manager Matt Benoit and Economic Development advisor Mike Barnes held a Strategic Planning Session in the Huntsville Library Community Room Thursday. Mayor Brauninger opened the meeting, explaining their…

  • HISD Joins Districts Across Texas Calling for Repeal of A-F School Rating System

    Huntsville ISD’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution at its meeting on January 4, 2017, concerning the A-F accountability rating system for Texas public schools. The resolution calls on the Texas Legislature to repeal…

  • Cybersecurity Hearing Held in Washington

    Thursday, the Senate Armed Services Committee met for a hearing on cybersecurity threats, which included a look at accusations of Russian political hacking in the U-S. Committee Chairman John McCain–in addressing National Intelligence Director, General…

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet Ahead-Lt. Col. Yebra Comments on Warrior & Family Support Center

    As we have been reminding you, it’s time now to buy tickets to the upcoming 8th Annual Walker County Wounded Warrior Banquet scheduled for January 26th. It is to honor and support the Lone Survivor…

  • Police News

    Police News

    Looking over the past week in police news, on last Friday’s day shift there was a residential burglary reported in the 500 block of McDougal Street. On the night shift Saturday, Ashli Schultz was arrested…

  • City Council Discusses Visitor Center Lease Agreement

    At this week’s regular City Council session, councilmembers discussed whether to sign a lease agreement  for 1114 Sam Houston Avenue for $2,000 per month to provide space for a Downtown Visitors Center and the City’s…