Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • “Damn Yankees” at the University Theatre Center’s Erica Starr Theatre

    Greg Graham and Kevin Crouch were musical theatre and theatre majors at Sam Houston State University in the 1990’s and early 2000’s, respectively, and have since both gone on to have very successful careers in…

  • Huntsville Man Killed in Accident

    The Huntsville Item reports that a 22-year-old man was killed in an accident involving only one vehicle Tuesday morning in Montgomery County. DPS reports that Blake Ryan Newman was found dead in his Dodge Ram…

  • Trump & Clinton Win New York

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won their respective primaries in New York Tuesday. With 94 percent of the precincts in last night, Donald Trump had picked up 60 percent of the vote. With 94 percent…

  • Development Code on Manufactured Homes Discussed at Council Session

    The City Council held a public hearing last night on proposed updates to an ordinance amending the City’s Development Code in regard to mobile homes and manufactured housing. A good-sized crowd showed up in protest…

  • SHSU Professor’s Book a Finalist for a Pulitzer

    The book, “Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War” by SHSU assistant professor of history at SHSU Brian Jordan, has been named a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in History. We asked…

  • Musicfest this Week

    Another Huntsville Music Fest comes up this week. Main Street Coordinator Lindsay Lauher tells us more . . . .

  • Veterans Health Care Delays Discussed in Washington

    In Washington, the House Veterans Affairs Committee held a hearing on Veterans’ Health Care Delays and talked with state and federal officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs Tuesday. Besides delays and other issues, House…

  • Hospital District to Hold Meeting Thursday

    The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital district will hold a special meeting that is open to the public tomorrow beginning at 6 PM at Huntsville Memorial Hospital’s 2nd Floor Meeting Room A.…

  • Houston Flooding

    At least five people drowned as a result of flooding in the Houston area from recent rains. Around a foot-and-a-half of rain was recorded in parts of the greater Houston area. It all resulted in…

  • Five-Year-Old Injured in Wreck

    The Huntsville Item reports a five-year-old Huntsville boy received life-threatening injuries in an accident involving two vehicles on Saturday. According to police, the boy was in the back seat of a Toyota sedan stopped at…