Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Insurance Services Office Rating Improved for Huntsville

    Good news for most fire insurance policy holders in our area. Fire Chief Tom Grisham announced at this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council that Huntsville has received an improved Insurance Services Office rating.…

  • Falk Trial Hearing on Moving Trial Set for August 15th

    The Huntsville Item reports that on August 15th a hearing will be convened in 278th Judicial District Court where a ruling could be made on where the retrial of TDCJ inmate John Ray Falk, Jr.…

  • “Stronger” Film Producer Carla McDougal Thanks Huntsville

    On July 4th, a number of Huntsville residents got to appear as “extras” in the making of the movie “Stronger.” It’s a movie about a soldier who has returned from Afghanistan with PTSD and was…

  • Councilmember Olson Discusses Possible Bond Election

    This week the Huntsville City Council held a work session to discuss a potential bond election for the November 8th election. We asked Position #4 councilmember Keith Olson about what they discussed in regard to…

  • Brazos/Grimes/ Walker County FSA Accepting Emergency Conservation Program Applications

    Brazos/Grimes/Walker County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Jessica Gonzalez announces that the three counties are approved to accept applications for the Emergency Conservation Program to address damages from severe storm, flooding and damage. ECP…

  • City Council Approves Two Major Projects

    Last night, councilmembers approved awarding construction to Doughtie Construction for the construction of the 7th Street Rehabilitation project for $1,365,000. They also considered approval for authorizing an addendum to be signed regarding the agreement for…

  • New Student Orientation at SHSU

    Thursday and Friday the New Student Orientation Program will host its eighth organized, purposeful, and positive introduction session of the summer for all new SHSU students and their families. These sessions help them become familiar with…

  • Donald Trump Official Republican Presidential Nominee

    It’s official. Last night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Donald Trump received enough delegate votes to officially confirm that he is the Republican nominee to run for president. His oldest son, Donald Jr.,…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday unknown suspects entered a residence in the 5000 block of Sam Houston Avenue and used a deadly weapon while engaged in a theft. A vehicle…

  • Paul Ryan Speaks at Texas Delegation Breakfast at Republican Convention

    House Speaker Paul Ryan was the speaker at a breakfast hosted by the Texas delegation at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Tuesday. He passed along a special compliment to Texans . . .…