Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Huntsville Fires Monday

    A story in the Huntsville Item reports that area firefighters responded to two fires Monday morning. Around 9:30 AM, firefighters took care of a structure fire at a residence located on Frank Cloud Road in…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 3000 block of Sam Houston Avenue. In the 2000 block of Avenue L ½, a known suspect was…

  • State Senator Schwertner Reintroduces Legislation to Cap Tuition and Fees and Limit Increases

    Press Release from the Office of Texas Senator Charles Schwertner Schwertner Reintroduces Plan to Freeze Tuition and Fees at Texas Public Universities  As costs continue to climb, Schwertner files the Higher Education Accountability Restoration (HEAR)…

  • Branch-Davidian Collection Donated to Gresham Library

    A special historical collection has been donated to SHSU. It regards the Branch-Davidian standoff near Waco nearly a quarter century ago. Former McLennan County Sheriff Larry Lynch still vividly remembers the fire that rocked the…

  • Texas Senator Cruz Speaks to Federalist Society on Legacy of Justice Scalia

    Just this past week, Texas Senator Ted Cruz spoke at the 2016 Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention. The convention theme regarded the legacy of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia . .. .

  • Officers in Texas, Missouri and Florida Shot Over Weekend

    San Antonio Police Chief William McManus reported in a press conference that 50-year-old Detective Benjamin Marconi was shot and killed during a traffic stop Sunday outside police headquarters. While the officer was in his vehicle…

  • SHSU Bearkats Headed to Playoffs

    Sam Houston State football maintained its top ranking in the STATS FCS poll on Sunday following its blowout win of No. 11 Central Arkansas 59 to 23 and was selected as the No. 5 seed…

  • TSUS Regents Approve Building Purchase

    The Texas State University System Board of Regents—Sam Houston State University’s governing body—has given the university approval to begin the process to purchase property located at 1 Financial Plaza in Huntsville. The regents took the…

  • Huntsville Lions Club Taking Float Entries

    The Huntsville Lions Club is taking float entries for this year’s Christmas parade, which will be held Saturday, December 3 at 6:30pm. This year’s theme is “Joy to the World.” Entry fee is $30 with…

  • TxDOT Meeting on I-45 Ahead

    TxDOT will hold an open meeting November 30th in Huntsville to discuss their plans to enhance freight mobility and congestion along the IH 45 corridor. The discussion will center around a nine-mile strip of IH45…