Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Benghazi Survivor Kris “Tanto” Paronto To Speak In Huntsville Saturday

    You’re invited to hear Benghazi Survivor and former Army Ranger Kris “Tanto” Paronto reveal the truth on the terrorist incident at Benghazi. Mr. Paronto will be speaking this Saturday, October 17th at Alpha Omega Academy…

  • Bearkats “Read To Succeed” Program

    The Bearkats’ “Read to Succeed” program is giving students the opportunity to earn more than $2,000 in scholarships through contests designed to encourage students to interpret and express themes in this year’s common reader, “Enrique’s…

  • Obama Comments On Afghanistan Troop Levels

    Thursday, President Obama made an announcement about future troop levels in Afghanistan. First, through 2016 . . . .   And, he talked about the number of troops still to be on hand at the…

  • Licho Escamilla Executed

    Thirty-three-year-old Licho Escamilla was executed last night at the Huntsville Unit for the November 2001 death of former Dallas Police officer Christopher Kevin James. The slain officer had received many commendations during his almost seven…

  • Update On Housing Montgomery County Inmates

    This week in Commissioners’ Court, commissioners heard an update from Jail Administrator, Captain Steve Fisher, on hiring more staff to take care of additional inmates coming to the County Jail from Montgomery County. Inmates from…

  • Great Muddy Escape

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital manager of community relations Karen Bilsing tells us that the 5th Annual Great Muddy Escape will be held October 24th with the first race begininng at nine o’clock at General Sam’s Offroad…

  • Scare On The Scare

    Mark your calendars. Main Street Coordinator Lindsay Lauher informs us that this year “Scare on the Square” will be falling on Halloween, October 31st, a Saturday, from 3 to 5 on University Avenue between the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday police investigated a couple of cases of criminal mischief–one in the 2400 block of Montgomery Road and another in the 1400 block of Sycamore Avenue. The…

  • Election Identification Certificates Are Available At DPS

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming November election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC) are available year-round at all Texas driver license offices for individuals in need…

  • Democratic Presidential Debate Held In Las Vegas Last Night

    The first Democratic presidential debate took place in Las Vegas last night. Immigration, climate change, income inequality and women’s and minority rights issues were some of the standard Democratic issue fare argued among the five…