Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Rodeo Events Scheduled

    Spokesperson Toriano Bryant tells us about an upcoming fundraiser, youth rodeo and an educational trail ride coming up in Huntsville . . . .   For more information call 1-877-968-0003. To register, go to youthoutdoorunity.org.

  • Legislative Update From Representative John Otto’s Office

    State Representative John Otto reports that the legislature is “now more than 30 days into the 140 day session and things are gearing up.” He reports, “In Appropriations, the full committee took testimony on a…

  • Comptroller Hegar On Sales Tax Revenue

    Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said today that state sales tax revenue in January was $2.56 billion, up 11.2 percent compared to January 2014. Hegar says, “The growth in sales tax revenues was led by business…

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Current Issues With Business

    Our 8th District Congressman, Kevin Brady, takes a look at current issues associated with running a business . . . .

  • “Empty Bowl” Fundraiser Today

    Huntsville craft artist Tamara Chasteen reminds us that the Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser is set for today from 11 to 2. She says that this year it benefits the Meals on Wheels from the Senior…

  • Crime Stoppers Offering Reward For Local Robbery

    The Huntsville Police Department is investigating an Aggravated Robbery that occurred in the 1500 block of Sam Houston Avenue on February 14th.  A male and female were held at gunpoint and restrained while a male…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council meets this evening at six at City Hall. Tonight the Chamber of Commerce Huntsville Leadership Institute will make a presentation on the Huntsville Proud Program. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes the accepting…

  • Federal Judge Temporarily Halts Obama’s Executive Immigration Order

    Late yesterday, Federal Judge Andrew Hanen in Brownsville stopped President Barak Obama’s immigration order which will prevent millions of people in the U-S illegally access to work permits. Obama’s executive action was not declared unconstitutional…

  • State Department Deputy Spokesperson Marie Harf Comments On Dealing With ISIS Threat

    And file this under, “Yes, a state department representative actually said this.” On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” State Department Deputy spokesperson Marie Harf said, in referring to the militant Islamic terrorists ISIS, “We cannot…

  • Two Armed Men Attempt To Rob Heartfield Florist

    Two men were definitely not acting in the spirit of Valentine’s Day love during their attempted armed robbery of Heartfield Florist in Huntsville Saturday morning. HPD Lt. Jim Barnes informed us that Valentine’s Day morning…