Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Council Approves Street Overlay Work

    On Tuesday’s regular Huntsville City Council session “Statutory Agenda,” councilmembers considered authorizing the purchase of street milling and overlay services from Smith and Company for $1,091,800. Mayor Andy Brauninger mentioned an earlier street study and…

  • Sheriff Thanks Texas Sheriff Association Members

    Sheriff Clint McRae would like to thank all Texas Sheriff Association members within our community. The Association Membership Program allows to better serve local law enforcement in Texas. Through the support of their Associate Members,…

  • SHSU Campus Campaign to Save Energy

    Recently, members of the Sam Houston State University community kicked off the Go Green campaign with a special event at the Piney Woods Residence Life facility. The campaign is designed to promote efficient energy use.…

  • President Trump Moving U-S Embassy to Jerusalem

    Today, President Trump will order the State Department to start moving the U-S Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. The move is a fulfillment of a campaign promise. The president’s action is expected…

  • HPD Buying New Motorcycles and Radar

    One of the “Consent Agenda” items on Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Huntsville City Council was an authorization for the City Manager to purchase two police-equipped motorcycles from Longhorn Harley Davidson and police speed radars…

  • Commissioners Discuss ETJ Interlocal Agreement Issues

    In commissioners’ court Monday, Commissioner White brought up the need to look into the County’s present Extra Territorial Jurisdiction Interlocal agreement with the City of Huntsville. The issue was discussed at length by Judge Pierce,…

  • Sam Houston Presidential Library Resolution Passed

    On his Facebook page, District 18 State Representative Ernest Bailes reports that Huntsville is going to be home to the 4th Presidential Library in Texas. Bailes announced he’s “extremely honored to have passed House Concurrent…

  • Michigan Congressman John Conyers Retiring

    In the midst of allegations of sexual misconduct, Congressman John Conyers from Michigan announced his retirement from the U-S House of Representatives Tuesday. House Democrat from Texas, Sheila Jackson Lee, read Congressman Conyers’ statement .…

  • Senate Majority Leader McConnell Comments on the Week Ahead

    Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed reporters on what’s immediately ahead . . . .

  • Fatal Accidents on Highway 190

    DPS Sergeant Stephen McNiel gave us the details on a couple of accidents over the weekend on Highway 190—both involving a fatality. On Saturday around 10:50 PM, on US 190 about two miles outside of…