Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Sunday’s day shift, a stolen firearm was recovered in the 100 block of I-45 South. On Sunday’s night shift, in the 1500 block of 11th Street, James Carey was arrested…

  • New Appointment for Dean of SHSU College of Health Sciences

    Sam Houston State University has approved the appointment of Rodney Runyan as dean of the College of Health Sciences. Runyan was director of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Texas State University. He…

  • Border Wall Discussed with Homeland Security Secretary

    Building a secure wall along America’s southern border is not simply assembling brick and mortar. During a Homeland Security Oversight meeting Tuesday, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen  Nielsen was engaged in questioning by Texas Senator John…

  • City Hall & Services Open Today

    Huntsville City Secretary Lee Woodward informs us that City Hall and Services will be operating today. Solid waste will be picked up today. There will be no yard pickup tomorrow. At this point, the City…

  • Winter Storm Warning in Effect

    The National Weather Service reports a Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until midnight tonight. Snowfall accumulations are more likely north of a Brenham, Conroe to Livingston line.  With any banded precipitation, there is the…

  • TxDOT Report & Closings

    As Texas braces itself for Winter Storm Inga, the Texas Department of Transportation continues pre-treating roads in anticipation of freezing rain and ice. It’s important to note, ice can still form even with this pre-treatment.…

  • MLK Day Celebrated in Huntsville Monday

    Monday at noon, a big crowd gathered to celebrate the birthday and work of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. at the MLK Center. Several preachers and local officials were there to pay homage.…

  • Texas’ Senator Cruz Comments on Harvey Tax Relief

    Just recently our Senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, announced in Houston, Harvey tax relief for storm victims . . . .   Flood victims may also pull money from their IRA to rebuild without having…

  • Civil Defense Employee Who Activated Missile Strike Warning by Mistake–Reassigned

    Emergency officials in Hawaii say that civil defense employee who pressed the wrong button resulting in a false alarm of a nuclear missile strike there on Saturday will be reassigned to another position. The mistake…

  • MLK Celebration Today

    The birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. will be celebrated today in Huntsville, as well as in the rest of the country. Spokesperson Vanetta Mills tells us more . . . .