Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Butch Davis on Trinity River Flooding Issues

    The Trinity River in Walker County continues to plague the area with the results of heavy recent rains. We talked with Walker County Emergency Manager Butch Davis about the situation Wednesday morning . . .…

  • Lightning-Caused Fire Wednesday

    The Huntsville Item reports that Wednesday afternoon local firefighters were able to put out a house fire before it resulted in major damage. The fire began when lightning hit the roof of a home in…

  • SHSU Administrative Changes

    The filling of the dean of Graduate Studies position and the vacancy of the provost position have led to some administrative changes at Sam Houston State University, all of which were effective June 1. Kenneth…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a theft was investigated int he 2400 block of Montgomery Road. A case of criminal mischief was reported in the 100 block of Samantha–an unknown suspect…

  • Pitching Coach Jay Seriani Comments on Upcoming Bearkat Game

    In baseball, Sam Houston will be the three-seed at the Lafayette Regional, joining host Louisiana, two-seed Arizona and four-seed Princeton. The Kats take on Arizona in the first game, set for 1 p.m. on Friday.…

  • Council Holds Workshop on City Hall and Service Center

    Huntsville City Councilmembers met for a workshop Tuesday in the Large Conference Room at City Hall to hear a presentation from Pierce, Goodwin, Alexander & Linville Architect’s Jeff Gerber on condition assessments of the City’s…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on last Friday’s day shift an assault was investigated in the 1300 block of Avenue C. A burglary was reported in the 1400 block of Nottingham. A vehicle burglary was investigated…

  • Trump Hold Press Conference on Vet Fundraising

    Tuesday morning from Trump Towers, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a press conference to announce the amount of money his organization had raised from donors for veterans, and to vent a bit on the…

  • City Manager Matt Benoit on Tenaska Plant Water Supply Deal

    Recently on our “Around Town” program, City Manager Matt Benoit filled us in on the Huntsville City Council this month reaching agreements with the Tenaska Roan’s Prairie power plant. The City will supply them with…

  • Program to Examine Loan Repayment Options

    With the average student loan debt across the nation continuing to rise, the Student Money Management Center will host a summer session of its popular “After Graduation: Student Loan Repayment” program on June 22. The…