Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congressman Brady on Veterans Resource Fair

    A special resource fair for veterans is planned next week. Congressman Kevin Brady tells us more . . .   That Veterans Resource Fair is Monday, November 28th, from 5:30 to 7 in the evening…

  • Dow Jones Closes above 19,000 Tuesday

    Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded and closed above 19,000 for the first time in history. Since the election of Donald Trump, the Dow has rallied over 667 points .

  • Christmas Parade Update

    Huntsville has a big Christmas Parade coming in December. The Lion’s Club’s Lisa Hackett updates us . . . .   Ms. Hackett also passed along a few more important points for the upcoming December…

  • “Winterize” Your Sewer Charge

    City of Huntsville residential customers, the City of Huntsville suggests it is time to “winterize” your sewer charge. Water meter usage for the months of November through February  is used to calculate your new sewer…

  • Holiday Trash and Recycling Collection Info

    With the holidays comes a reduction in trash and recycling collections in the city. The City of Huntsville Solid Waste Transfer Station and Recycling Drop-Off Center has set their schedules for the holidays with the…

  • President-Elect Donald Trump Comments on Initial Presidential Agenda

    Monday, President-elect Donald Trump talked about the future agenda of his presidency. Speaking about a number of areas of planned change, Trump said he will withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and instead negotiate “fair” trade…

  • Huntsville Fires Monday

    A story in the Huntsville Item reports that area firefighters responded to two fires Monday morning. Around 9:30 AM, firefighters took care of a structure fire at a residence located on Frank Cloud Road in…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 3000 block of Sam Houston Avenue. In the 2000 block of Avenue L ½, a known suspect was…

  • State Senator Schwertner Reintroduces Legislation to Cap Tuition and Fees and Limit Increases

    Press Release from the Office of Texas Senator Charles Schwertner Schwertner Reintroduces Plan to Freeze Tuition and Fees at Texas Public Universities  As costs continue to climb, Schwertner files the Higher Education Accountability Restoration (HEAR)…

  • Branch-Davidian Collection Donated to Gresham Library

    A special historical collection has been donated to SHSU. It regards the Branch-Davidian standoff near Waco nearly a quarter century ago. Former McLennan County Sheriff Larry Lynch still vividly remembers the fire that rocked the…