Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Sen. Cornyn Comments on Visa Overstays

    At a news conference this week, our Senator from Texas John Cornyn responds to a Department of Homeland Security report estimating half-a-million visa overstays in 2015 . . . .

  • Update on Incident at HISD Wednesday

    An HISD press release informs us that Wednesday morning just after school started, Huntsville High School Administration received notice from a student that they had received a concerning message from a fellow classmate. The content…

  • Richard Allen Masterson Executed

    Forty-two-year-old Richard Allen Masterson was executed by a lethal dose of pentobarbital last night at the Huntsville Unit. He had received the death sentence for the 2001 murder of 35-year-old professional female impersonator Darrin Honeycutt.…

  • Candidate Packets Available for At-large Position #1 on the Council

    Huntsville City Secretary Lee Woodward tells us that, “Candidate filing for the At-large position #1 position on the City Council started Wednesday and will continue through 5 PM on March 7th . . . .”

  • Vendors and Sponsors May Apply Now for Cinco de Mayo Festival

    LULAC of Huntsville and Walker County Unidos is hosting the fourth annual Cinco de Mayo Festival on Saturday, May 7th, at the Walker County Annex Courthouse parking lot at 14th Street and University from 10…

  • SHSU Plans Campus Carry Town Hall Meeting

    After months of discussion and research on the impending implementation of State Senate Bill No. 11, the Sam Houston State University Campus Carry Committee will present its findings and a draft of its policy recommendations…

  • Governor Abbott Proclaims January Crime Stoppers Month

    Governor Greg Abbott has proclaimed January 2016 “Texas Crime Stoppers Month.” In his proclamation, the governor says since 1976 Crime Stoppers’ programs have empowered citizens across our state to take a stand against crime. These…

  • Council Approves Contract for Signs

    Tuesday night, Huntsville City councilmembers considered approving a contract for manufacturing and installation of way-finding signs from National Signs for $237,000. Two-hundred-thousand dollars of the amount will come from HOT funds. Following a question from…

  • Sarah Palin Endorses Donald Trump

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gets a big boost at a campaign stop in Ames, Iowa from former Republican Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin . . . .

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a Residential Burglary was investigated in the 1600 block of Brentwood. On the night shift Friday, police investigated an Assault case involving an unknown suspect…