Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Beginner’s Guide To Online Privacy Presentation Ahead

    Mark your calendars. The Beginner’s Guide to Online Privacy is scheduled for August the 27th at the Huntsville Public Library from 4 to 5 PM. We talked with the featured speaker, president of the local…

  • Emergency Service District #3 Effort Underway

    At Commissioners’ Court Monday, the effort to create an Emergency Service District #3 was underway again. A public hearing was held. Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. commented on the effort . . . .…

  • Economic Development Sales Tax Under Consideration By Council

    In our “Around Town” discussion over the weekend, City Manager Matt Benoit talked about the possibility of an economic development sales tax which would not be an aded tax, but an aid to future economic…

  • Councilmember Johnson Comments On Greater Houston Partnership

    Huntsville city leaders are always looking ahead. In our recent talks with Position #3 At-Large councilmember Don Johnson, he updated us on the Greater Houston Partnership and our relationship with them . . . .…

  • Suspect Critically Wounded Following Demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri

    Late Sunday–a day following peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri commemorating the anniversary of the death of Michael Brown–police in St. Louis County say a gun battle ensued when a suspect started firing at plainclothes detectives…

  • Houston Man Kills Eight

    In Houston Saturday evening, 49-year-old David Conley confessed to Harris County Sheriff’s investigators that he broke into his former residence by way of an open window, restrained eight people with handcuffs, and shot them in…

  • HISD Accountability Ratings

    Huntsville ISD is happy to report that progress was made this year under the state accountability ratings for campuses. Both Stewart and Samuel W. Houston Elementary campuses and the district’s Texas Online Preparatory Middle School…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners will get together for their regular meeting this morning at nine at the courthouse. Maintenance Director Ken Nabors will discuss for approval repairs to the Highway 75 North buildings. Walker County Emergency…

  • New SHSU Scoreboard For Bowers Stadium

    We talked with assistant athletic director for media relations at SHSU, Paul Ridings, last Friday afternoon, and he informed us that installation of the new state-of-the-art video board at Elliot T. Bowers stadium was almost…

  • City Manager Benoit Talks About Dealing With Future Growth

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit. We talked with him about the good possibility now of I-45 being expanded from 4 to 6 lanes coming up from…