Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Governor Abbott Proclaims January Crime Stoppers Month

    Governor Greg Abbott has proclaimed January 2016 “Texas Crime Stoppers Month.” In his proclamation, the governor says since 1976 Crime Stoppers’ programs have empowered citizens across our state to take a stand against crime. These…

  • Council Approves Contract for Signs

    Tuesday night, Huntsville City councilmembers considered approving a contract for manufacturing and installation of way-finding signs from National Signs for $237,000. Two-hundred-thousand dollars of the amount will come from HOT funds. Following a question from…

  • Sarah Palin Endorses Donald Trump

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gets a big boost at a campaign stop in Ames, Iowa from former Republican Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin . . . .

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a Residential Burglary was investigated in the 1600 block of Brentwood. On the night shift Friday, police investigated an Assault case involving an unknown suspect…

  • White House Press Briefing Reporter Questions Josh Earnest on Release of Iranian Prisoners

    During the White House Daily Briefing yesterday, in soliciting an answer that merits pondering, a reporter asked Press Secretary Josh Earnest if the recent huge payment to Iran was also ransom for the prisoners recently…

  • SHSU to Conduct Notification System Test

    Sam Houston State University will conduct a full test of its KatSafe mass notification system—including siren, email, voice and text messaging, social media, and the desktop notification system today at 9:55 a.m. It is not…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet this evening at six at City Hall for a regular session. Previous to the meeting at 4:30 PM there will be a work session where the council will hear…

  • MLK Celebration Held Monday in Huntsville

    The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Service was held at the MLK Center in Huntsville Monday afternoon. The Greater Zion Drill Team posted the colors and gave a special performance. Among the speakers for…

  • Texas House Candidate Debate Hosted by Tea Party Tonight

    The Sam Houston Tea Party is having their Candidate Forum and Debate featuring six candidates for the Texas House of Representatives seat for District 18 tonight. It will take place from 6:30 to 8 PM…

  • The Eagles’ Glenn Frey is Dead

    Rock ‘n’ roll legend Glenn Frey is dead. The 67-year-old guitarist and songwriter died of complications from pneumonia, acute ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis Monday in New York. Frey was with the famous rock group…