Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congress Gets Underway

    Tuesday the clerk of the House of Representatives got the 115th Congress underway . . .   And eventually, Vice-President Joe Biden got the Senate underway Tuesday . . . .

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda,” will be an adoption of an ordinance to amend the budget for Fiscal Year 16-17.…

  • Equipment Stolen From Precinct #1 Barn

    The Huntsville Item reports that over the Christmas holidays equipment was stolen from the Precinct #1 Barn in the 300 block of Highway 75 North. On Christmas Eve when Precinct #1 Commissioner Danny Kuykendall went…

  • Strategic Planning Meeting Ahead

    The Huntsville City Council has a Strategic Planning session scheduled for Thursday, January 5th at the Huntsville Public Library from 4 to 5 PM. The meeting will continue on Friday morning, if needed. We talked…

  • SHSU Student Legal & Mediation Services

    If you’re a student at SHSU, you should probably know that legal advice and mediation services are available to you through the university. We recently talked with the director of the university’s Student and Legal…

  • Congressman Brady on Ending “Death Tax”

    When Congressman Brady was in Huntsville recently explaining the new blueprint for simplifying and reducing taxes, he brought good news in regard to efforts to do away with the dreaded “Death Tax . . .…

  • Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller Comments on Drones in Agriculture

    There are news stories we see about drones delivering orders to a person’s home for the Amazon company and the ones used for U-S military purposes, but did you know they also have an application…

  • Vladimir Putin Reacts to Obama’s Recent Expulsion Retaliation

    This morning Russian President Vladimir Putin is critical of President Obama’s recent expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats and the closing of two Russian occupied facilities in the U-S in retaliation for supposed Russian email hacking…

  • Police Officer Shot in Weatherford

    In Weatherford, Texas Thursday,  a police officer and a suspect were each shot during an incident in the parking lot of a bar and grill. The incident happened during a traffic stop of a vehicle…

  • Sidewalk Construction Ahead for Huntsville

    Beginning Wednesday, January 4, 2017, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will start sidewalk construction in Huntsville.  Sidewalk construction will occur in the following locations: Sam Houston Avenue-from Lake Road to Boettcher Drive-sidewalk along…