Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Upcoming Waterline Replacement Projects along 11th Street and Sam Houston Avenue

    The City of Huntsville is ready to begin two waterline replacement projects along 11th Street and Sam Houston Avenue: 1) The project segment along 11th Street is between IH 45 and University Avenue. This project…

  • SHSU Graduate to Lead Untested Rape Kit Study

    A Ph.D. graduate from Sam Houston State University is using skills he learned while at SHSU to lead one of the first statewide studies to examine a backlog of untested rape kits in Kentucky. Bradley…

  • Ways & Means Committee Approves American Health Care Act

    The office of Congressman and Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, Kevin Brady, reported that Thursday the House Ways and Means Committee approved the American Health Care Act (AHCA). They report this legislation will:  Repeal Obamacare’s…

  • Texas Senator Charles Schwertner Drives Effort to End Toll Road Headaches

    Texas Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) has filed Senate Bill 1437, legislation to address many of the common frustrations associated with the billing practices of toll road authorities in Texas.  With more than a dozen different…

  • Brown Bag Lunch Series at Library

    The Brown Bag Lecture Series will continue at Huntsville Public Library. Bring your own lunch. Mark your calendars, lunch time begins at 11:30 a.m. and the lecture will begin at noon Thursday, March 23.  Manager…

  • Aggravated Robbery Suspects Arrested

    The Huntsville Item reports that in Huntsville Tuesday, two men were arrested and charged with an aggravated robbery at the Arbors of Sam Houston. Nineteen-year-old Marcus Jerome Evans and 19-year-old Jaquon Demond Davis were arrested…

  • Huntsville Arts Commission Meets Today

    The Huntsville Arts Commission will meet today at 5 at the Wynne Home Arts Center on 11th Street. They will hear citizen input and review and consider evaluations of two arts projects. The commission will…

  • Renewing Drivers Licenses Online

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to get ahead of the Spring Break influx at driver license offices by renewing their license or identification (ID) card early or online. The weeks…

  • Texas Senator Schwertner Files Sunset Reform Legislation for Dental and Optometry Boards

    Senator Charles Schwertner, MD (R-Georgetown) has filed Senate Bill 313 and Senate Bill 314, legislation to reform the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners (TSBDE) and the Texas Optometry Board (TOB), respectively.  Both bills represent…

  • SHSU Legal Services Offers Spring Break Tips

    SHSU Student Legal and Mediation Services will present “Spring Break Kick-Off” today from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Kat Club. The presentation will include safety tips and a slideshow on criminal matters, sexual assault and other…