Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Trustees Meet Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees meets tonight at six at the Hawkins Administration Building. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes approval of the Board of Trustees Election on November 7th, approval of the 2017 Joint Election Agreement…

  • Federal Judge Gives State Prison Officials 15 Days to Lower Temperatures

    KBTX Channel 3 News reports that Wednesday a federal judge told prison officials they have 15 days to put together a plan to lower temperatures inside of the state prison in Grimes County to 88…

  • Inmates Dispute Former Parole Commissioner’s Statements

    According to the Huntsville Item, Wednesday testimony began at the courthouse in the trial of former Huntsville Commissioner with the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, Pamela Freeman. Ms. Freeman has been charged with five…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Monday’s day shift police investigated the burglary of a building at Lake Road and Nottingham by an unknown person. On the night shift Monday, a known suspect sexually assaulted a…

  • Town Creek Drainage Project Update

    Later this week portions of Avenue J and 14th Street will be closing and Garney Construction will begin working during the day. The only entrance to the Midway Plaza will be from the northwest entrance…

  • 11th Street Waterline Replacement Project Update

    The City of Huntsville reported Tuesday afternoon that once the intersection of Avenue M and 11th Street was to reopen around 5:30 p.m that day, it would be a temporary driving surface until it is…

  • Senator Schwertner Files Bill to Eliminate Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Providers Like Planned Parenthood

    Schwertner Files Bill to Eliminate Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Providers Like Planned Parenthood Senate Bill 4 would prohibit cities, counties, or other local governments from using public funds or resources to support entities that conduct…

  • Two More Senators Pull-Out of Support of Health Care Bill

    According to a story by Fox News, late last night President Trump tweeted “just REPEAL” following two Republican Senators announcement that they would not be supporting the new health care bill. So now, Senate Republicans…

  • Outside I-45 Lane to Close Tonight at Weigh Station in New Waverly

    Beginning this evening, the Weight-in-Motion Manufacturer will be replacing the faulty sensors and equipment at the Walker County weigh station located on IH-45 in New Waverly. They will close the outside lane on IH-45 to…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. On tonight’s “Statutory Agenda” councilmembers will discuss possibly taking action on a contract for construction of the Sam Houston…