Articles Posted in the News Category

  • FEMA Update

    FEMA reminds everyone that renters displaced by the May storms and flooding may be eligible for federal disaster assistance, including grants from FEMA and low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. FEMA offers…

  • Turkish Airport Terrorist Suspects Rounded-Up

    According to reports out of Turkey legal authorities have detained 13 people, including three described as foreign nationals, in connection with Tuesday’s terrorist attack at an Istanbul, Turkey airport where 42 people lost their lives…

  • HISD’s “Green Hornet” Bus Out Offering Food to Kids

    At this week’s regular session of the HISD Board of Trustees, Communications Director Shannon Duncan filled board members in on the “Green Hornet” bus which is used as their mobile food bus. Ms. Duncan says,…

  • Hospital District Committee Members Begin to Look at Buyers

    The Walker County Hospital District met last night to put together a committee that will look at who will buy and take over the operation of the Huntsville Memorial Hospital. In the next several months,…

  • Congressman Brady Will Attend Republican Convention

    The Democratic National Convention will be held July 25th through 28th in the Philadelphia area at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City and the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia. The 2016 Republican National…

  • SHSU and Texas Ag Department Program for Rural Experience

    The Texas Department of Agriculture and Sam Houston State University have partnered for a special program which allows urban area students a view from the rural side of life. Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller tells…

  • Istanbul Airport Terror Attack Claims Many Lives

    Tuesday, a terrorist attack at an Istanbul airport killed 41 people and injured 239 others. It is believed that Islamic State suicide bombers carried out the attack. A U-S official says the attack follows the…

  • School Trustees Approve Facilities Study

    At the HISD Board of Trustee’s meeting last night, trustees fccused on evaluating approving Lockwood, Andrews and Newman, Incorporated to do a facility study for the district. HISD Superintendent, Dr. Howell Wright, addressed trustees last…

  • Attempted Burglary at Firestone

    According to the Huntsville Item, Tuesday morning burglars were apparently scared away by the alarm system at Firestone in the 1700 block of 11th Street. Suspects had entered the building through a rear door. Some…

  • City Secretary Woodward Update on Council Candidate Packets

    Huntsville’s City Secretary tells us that candidate packets for the 2016 City of Huntsville general election are available now through the office of the City Secretary at City Hall and the City’s website. City Secretary…