Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Hiring Economic Development Services Group

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers considered and approved an amended motion authorizing the City Manager sign a contract with Mike Barnes Group for professional economic development services and interview him that night.…

  • Harriet Tubman to be on $20 Bill

    Wednesday, the Treasury Department said that Abolitionist Harriet Tubman will take the place of former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Jackson will be put on the back of the bill. The Secretary of…

  • Conference at SHSU to Discuss Criminal Justice Issues

    Sam Houston State University’s chapter of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice will host its fourth annual “What Would Lady Justice Do?” mini-conference on April 23rd from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in…

  • Senator Cornyn Comments on Clinton E-mail Server Issue

    Our Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, thinks Hillary Clinton’s e-mail server jeopardized national security. He spoke from the flloor of the senate recently on the matter . . . .

  • “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 . . . .