Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Frank “Poncho” Roberts Dies

    Services were pending early this morning at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home for Frank “Poncho” Roberts, Sr.  Mr. Roberts passed away on Sunday, May 21st.

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday in the 2100 block of Sycamore Avenue a small amount of marijuana was located and turned in. In a case of criminal mischief, in the 1600…

  • I-45 Closing Postponed

    According to TxDOT, the closing of I-45 in the New Waverly and Huntsville area scheduled for this weekend has been postponed because of weather issues.

  • Sexual Harassment Suit Filed Against HPD Officers

    KBTX Channel 3 reports that former Huntsville police officer Kimberly Webb says she lost her job with HPD as result of her filing complaints of sexual harassment against other officers. Ms. Webb says she was…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet

    The HISD Board of Trustees is will hold their regular board meeting this evening at six at the Hawkins Administration Building. Trustees will recognize students and staff. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda,” the board will consider…

  • Robert Mueller Appointed as Special Counsel in Russian Influence Probe

    Wednesday, the Justice Department announced it has appointed the former director of the FBI Robert Mueller to the post of special counsel to head a federal investigation into alleged Russian influence in the presidential election…

  • Town Creek Drainage Project Bringing Road Closures

    Town Creek Related Closures The information below is related to the Town Creek Drainage Project. Please be aware that the Sam Houston Avenue water line replacement project will also be in some of these areas.…

  • Beach Expansion Ribbon-cutting Ceremony to Take Place Thursday at 57th & Seawall in Galveston

    Good news for Southeast Texans who take advantage of the beaches south of us in Galveston. Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush will visit Galveston Thursday. He will preside at an 11:30 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony…

  • SHSU Researchers Hope to Unmask DNA from IED’s

    Researchers at Sam Houston State University hope to unmask manufacturers of homemade explosives using new advancements in DNA technology. In a study published in “Forensic Science International: Genetics,” a team of graduate students and faculty…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Before the meeting, from 5:30 to 6:00 PM, employee scholarship recipients will be honored. During the regular session, councilmembers…