Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Flash Flood Watch in Effect at Noon Today

    A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS IN EFFECT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD BY LATE TODAY. STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL BE…

  • Shooting in Riverside

    The Huntsville Item reports that Riverside resident Lewis Long was shot Sunday by 63-year-old Michael Gann in the 100 block of Tejas Drive in Riverside around 7 PM. The men had gotten into an argument.…

  • More Voting Across Country Tonight

    There are more primaries and caucuses for both parties across the country today. Both parties will hold primaries in Michigan and Mississippi. Republicans have caucusing in Idaho and voting in the primary in Hawaii. Michigan…

  • Spring Classes at Wynne Home

    Huntsville’s Cultural Services Coordinator Linda Pease informs us that the Wynne Home has spring classes starting up this month . . . .   Those interested can register by coming to the Wynne Home at…

  • State Department Briefing–North Korea Issue

    At Monday’s Daily State Department Briefing, spokesperson John Kirby spoke on various international issues. Joint U-S/South Korean military exercises began in South Korea on Monday. In regard to the recent aggressive behavior of the North…

  • Sen. Cornyn Urges Support of an Amendment in Opioid Bill

    From the floor of the U-S Senate, just last week our Senator from Texas John Cornyn urged support for an amendment to address mental health in an opioid bill . . . .   Senator…

  • Nancy Reagan Dies

    Nancy Reagan has died. The widow of former President Ronald Reagan died at her home in Los Angeles Sunday morning of congestive heart failure at the age of 94. She will be buried next to…

  • Weekend Presidential Primaries and Caucuses Results

    In last Saturday’s GOP voting involving four states Donald Trump won Louisiana and Kentucky, and Ted Cruz picked up Kansas and Maine. In Democratic contests, Bernie Sanders won Nebraska and Kansas, and Hillary Clinton picked…

  • Congressman Brady Speaks on Obliterating the Tax Code

    Last Thursday, during CPAC’s “Your Conservative Congressional Heroes Power Hour,” our 8th District congressman and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, Kevin Brady, asked the crowd, “Are you ready to obliterate the tax code?”  The…

  • TxDOT Launches Campaign to Reduce Spring Break DWI’s

    During Spring Break 2015, there were 459 crashes in Texas involving young drivers 17 to 34 years of age who were under the influence of alcohol. Those crashes led to 43 serious injuries and 16…