Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congressman Brady Update on Emergency Funding

    Wednesday, the U-S House passed an emergency funding bill to provide relief for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Our 8th District Congressman and Chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee, Kevin Brady, updates us…

  • Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis Announces Disaster Recovery Center

    At a special session of Commissioners’ Court this week, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis informed commissioners that he was going to be setting up a Disaster Recovery Center at the Annex . .…

  • Cavender’s Offers Hurricane Harvey Relief T-Shirt

    The Cavender Family is asking their loyal customers to join them in purchasing a Hurricane Harvey “Tough” T-shirt, available starting today in all of their 79 stores across Texas and the southwest. The T-shirt is…

  • Sam Houston Bearkat Baseball Team Honored by Councilmembers

    During Tuesday’s Huntsville City Council regular session, Mayor Andy Brauninger declared the day SHSU Baseball Day in the City. With the Bearkats standing behind him, the mayor read a proclamation spotlighting the team’s great successes…

  • Kate Barr Ross Park Closed for Relief Efforts

    The City’s Kate Barr Ross Park will be closed for an indefinite period due to staging of hurricane relief efforts. The Texas Army National Guard has been permitted to place vehicles and personnel at the…

  • Search Teams Recover Body of Infant Swept Away by Hurricane

    New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Jimmy Williams informs us that In a sad ending to one of the most tragic stories to come out of the Harvey disaster, San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Officials announced…

  • Tax Rate Discussed at Council Session

    Tuesday night, much discussion at City Hall centered around the City Council’s consideration to adopt a maximum property tax rate of .3809 per $100 valuation for the 2017-18 fiscal year, as councilmembers heard citizen’s comments.…

  • Hurricane Irma

    The incredibly power Hurricane Irma made landfall early today in the Caribbean islands. Officials on the Leeward Islands of Antigua and Barbuda turned off power and asked residents to shelter indoors. Irma’s path could take…

  • HISD Discipline Discussion

    During last week’s Special-Called Board Meeting of the Huntsville ISD, much discussion was spawned during Director of Accountability & School Improvement, Angee Andrus’, presentation of the 2017-18 District Performance Objectives. Ms. Andrus was merely presenting…

  • DACA Program to End

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced from the Justice Department Tuesday that the DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, will be coming to an end. The DACA program was created by Executive Order by…