Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Lester Bower Jr. Executed Wednesday

    Wednesday, 67-year-old Lester Bower Jr. was executed at the Huntsville Unit for killing four men in 1983 at an airplane hangar near Sherman, Texas Authorities say he shot the four men after stealing a plane…

  • City Issues Press Release On Sonic Drive-in Issue

    On Tuesday, June 2, the City of Huntsville Health Division received a complaint via the City’s online Report It! system, concerning a Facebook post about a banana shake containing parasites, purchased from the Sonic on…

  • City Council Approves Zoning Change

    Tuesday night the City Council took up discussion on a statutory agenda item considering a request to change a zoning classification in the 1000 block of Hwy 75 North from Neighborhood Conservation to Management and…

  • State Lawmakers Finish-Up Session

    State lawmakers on Monday wrapped up their regular 140-day biennial session, concluding deliberations on the state’s two-year spending plan, a package of tax cuts and a significant boost in funds for state roads and highways.…

  • Policing Grant Application Approved

    At Tuesday night’s regular Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers considered approving applying for a Community Oriented Policing Services grant for $250,000, with $107,985 dollars in matching funds, and commitment to retain the officers for twelve…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a known person committed Assault in at the intersection of 12th Street and Avenue I. A theft was reported in the 4000 block of Sam…

  • YMCA Summer Camp Scheduled

    Summer camp time is getting underway at the YMCA. Executive Director Sandra Clifton fills us in . . . .

  • Comptroller Hegar Reminds Texans of Resources Available For Disaster Relief

    With the Governor’s Office adding dozens of counties to its disaster declaration due to recent severe weather events, Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans about resources available to help those affected recover from the damage caused…

  • Ag Commissioner Miller Talks About A Fund To Help Farmers

    Parts of rural Texas have been hit hard by severe weather and experienced the wrath of Mother Nature through tornadoes, heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and flooding. As Texans continue to deal with the aftermath of this…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Before the meeting, the City will hold a reception in the large conference room to recognize and congratulate the graduating…