Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • New Waverly 4th of July Celebration

    The New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department and New Waverly 4-H Community Club will be hosting a full day of events on Tuesday, July 4th beginning at 11 AM with a BBQ Lunch at St. Joseph’s…

  • Howard Wayne Lewis Trial Hearing

    A recent story in the Huntsville Item says 49-year-old Howard Wayne Lewis, accused in the death of his infant son, has asked for a change before his capital murder trial begins here. During a hearing…

  • City Council Candidate Packets Available

    Candidate packets for the 2017 City of Huntsville General Election are available through the office of the City Secretary at City Hall, 1212 Avenue M, or on the City web site at huntsvilletx.gov/Elections or huntsvilletx.gov/Elecciones.…

  • DPS: Leaving Children in Vehicles Can Be Deadly

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is warning residents that warmer weather places children at greater risk of injury or death if left unattended in a vehicle. Every year children die from heatstroke after…

  • Governor Abbott Statement on Waters of the U-S Withdrawal Proposal

    This week, Governor Greg Abbott released a statement after EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced  that he will propose to withdraw the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. This rule was implemented under President Obama…

  • Solid Waste and Recycling Facility Closing Early Today

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste and Recycling Facility will be closing at 3:00 this afternoon to upgrade the Scale House systems in anticipation of the opening of the new Transfer Station. The full facility will reopen…

  • City Not Issuing Water Sampling Notices

    The City of Huntsville says that local residents may have received a notice on their door about samples for water testing services. This is from a private company. Residents should be aware that this promotion…

  • Summer Shakespeare Comes to SHSU

    Sam Houston State University’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre Summer Repertory will present William Shakespeare’s fantastical comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” in the University Theatre Center’s Showcase Theatre, Aug. 1-3, at 8 o’clock each…

  • Local Man Arrested on Porn Charges

    The Huntsville Item reports that 21-year-old Huntsville resident Geremias Alvarado was arrested Saturday on charges of possession with intent to promote child pornography and indecency with a child. The Sheriff’s Office had received a call…

  • Legislation Prohibiting Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Providers ahead in Special Session

    In the upcoming special legislative session, Sen. Charles Schwertner and Rep. Drew Springer will present legislation they authored which prohibits local and state governments from providing taxpayer funds to abortion providers. This is one of…