Articles Posted in the News Category

  • City Council Discusses Budget

    The Huntsville City Council met last night. A major focus for discussion was the budget and tax rate. City Manager Matt Benoit went over the tax rate proposal . . . . CITYBUDG#1-8-20-14 Position #1…

  • New Waverly Fire Department Funding Cut

    New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department Public Information Officer Jimmy Williams reported to KSAM News that “New Waverly City Council members voted unanimously at their last council meeting to cut funding for the New Waverly Volunteer…

  • New Homeland Security Studies Program At SHSU

    The College of Criminal Justice at SHSU continues to move forward as a leader in the Criminal Justice education field. Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us how . . . . KUHLES8-19-14  

  • Hornet Buddies Open For HISD Kids

    School for HISD students gets underway soon, and there’s a great activity kids can be involved in called Hornet Buddies. Spokesperson Rhonda Reddoch tells us all about it . . . . HORNBUD8-19-14  

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Obamacare Issues

    Our congressman, Kevin Brady, says his “sense is that today we have more Americans dropping out of the Affordable Care Act plans than we really know . . . .” BRADOBAM8-19-14

  • Update On Changes In City Council Race

    According to the final update on campaign filings from the City of Huntsville website, candidate for City Council At-large Position #3 Kendall Scudder has withdrawn from that race and filed to run against councilmember Keith…

  • Grass Fire On Walnut Cove Monday

    According to, Monday afternoon a grass fire around an acre in size destroyed two buildings on a property off State Highway 19 on Walnut Cove in Walker County. First Responders on the scene included…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes authorizing the City Manager to accept funding from the Department of Criminal Justice Bulletproof Vest Program…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Friday at 9:30 a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the 2900 block of Old Houston Road. In the 100 block of I-45 South, 30-year-old James Wiley was…

  • TDCJ Receives “Golden Eagle” Award

    TDCJ received a special award during the 144th Congress of Correction Conference in Salt Lake City recently. Public Information Office Director Jason Clark tells us more . . . . TDCJ8-18-14