Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Active Duty Military Personnel Get Free Admission to Sam Houston Memorial Museum

    Sam Houston Memorial Museum offers free admission for active duty military personnel and up to five family members right now as part of their Blue Star Museum program. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among…

  • Thirty-Six People Suffocate at a Manila Resort Following a Botched Robbery and Fires Set by Gunman

    Early Friday, Philippine time, at least 36 people suffocated at a resort in Manila after a man carrying a rifle set fire to gambling tables in what apparently was a failed attempted robbery. Eventually, the…

  • Walker County Murder Indictments

    The Huntsville Item reports that last Friday 47-year-old Thomas James Owens and 42-year-old Michal Annette Robinson were indicted by a Walker County Grand Jury for the murder of 67-year-old Jackie Fails at her residence on…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a commercial building burglary was investigated in the 700 block of I-45 South. In a case of theft, a person failed to comply with the terms…

  • Entergy Texas Storm Ready

    Entergy Texas Is Storm Ready for the 2017 Hurricane Season Planning tips, communication tools available so customers can be prepared             THE WOODLANDS, Texas – Today marks the official start of the 2017 hurricane season,…

  • Governor Abbott Signs Foster Care System and Child Protective Reform Bills

    Wednesday, Governor Greg Abbott signed several bills that will reform Texas’ foster care system and Child Protective Services (CPS). In his State of the State address, Governor Abbott made reforming CPS an emergency legislative priority…

  • Sam Houston Memorial Museum Day Camp Coming Up

    The Sam Houston Memorial Museum will host a summer day camp, “Where Art and History Collide,” for children ages 6 through 12 from 9 AM to Noon. There are two weeks to choose from—June 5th…

  • Lineage Society Workshop Ahead

    The Huntsville Public Library will host its 26thAnnual Lineage Society Workshop on Thursday, June 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the public is encouraged to attend. The workshop will be held in the…

  • Texas Workforce Commission Report

    The Texas Workforce Commission reports the Texas economy expanded in March with the addition of 9,500 seasonally adjusted non-farm jobs. Texas seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased from 5.0 percent in March, up slightly from 4.9…

  • Missle Defense Interceptor Hits Mock Target

    Tuesday afternoon, a missile defense interceptor was launched from Vandenburg Air Force Base and hit it’s mock target following its launch minutes earlier from around 4,200 miles away at the Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific.…