Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Community Meeting Held Tuesday on SHSU’s Plan for 78-Acre Site

    Last night at the Veterans Conference Center, SHSU vice president of finance and operations Al Hooten, the HEARTS Museum’s Charlotte Oleinik and Broaddus Planning representatives discussed the university’s plan to move two of their criminal…

  • Council Hears First Reading of the Proposed Entergy Rate Settlement

    At last night’s City Council session, councilmembers listened to a first reading of the proposed Entergy rate settlement between them and a coalition of cities which includes Huntsville. City Attorney Leonard Schneider said Entergy responded…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Friday’s night shift a commercial burglary was investigated in the100 block of Sumac Road–a possibly known suspect forced entry into the building and damaged property. In the 700 block of…

  • DPS Offers Election Identification Certificates

    As early voting for the primary election is underway, the Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans that Election Identification Certificates, or EIC’s, are available at driver license offices during normal business hours. The…

  • Self-Defense Seminar at SHSU

    Tonight, the Student Services division at SHSU is offering a special seminar for students and the community that should help to enhance your personal safety. Spokesperson Stevie Hall explains . . . . SELFDEFEN2-18-14  

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a workshop and regular session tonight. The workshop at 5:30 will feature Jack Setterberg and Johnny DeBaugh of Weatherford International in Huntsville who will give a presentation on their…

  • SHSU Community Engagement Session Tonight on Criminal Justice Project

    Broaddus Planning project manager Andrew Broderick informs us that the Austin campus planning and facilities solution firm is holding a Community Engagement Session tonight from 5:30 to 6:30 . . . . COMMENGAG2-17-14

  • SHSU Awarded More Than $1 Million for Nursing Program

    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is awarding $1.1 million to Sam Houston State University’s nursing program to work toward meeting the state’s growing demand for nursing professionals. According to the dean of SHSU’s College…

  • Business Roundtable with Congressman Brady Held Monday at Chamber

    Congressman Kevin Brady spoke to a good crowd of local business people at the Chamber of Commerce office about issues that small businesses have to deal with. A whole range of topics was discussed from…

  • Fourth HISD Bond Planning Session Held Monday

    The HISD Board of Trustees held their fourth bond planning session meeting at the Hawkins Administration Building last night. Broken up into groups to talk with separate board members, the primary issue discussed by those…