Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Christmas Parade Update

    Huntsville has a big Christmas Parade coming in December. The Lion’s Club’s Lisa Hackett updates us . . . .   Ms. Hackett also passed along a few more important points for the upcoming December…

  • “Winterize” Your Sewer Charge

    City of Huntsville residential customers, the City of Huntsville suggests it is time to “winterize” your sewer charge. Water meter usage for the months of November through February  is used to calculate your new sewer…

  • Holiday Trash and Recycling Collection Info

    With the holidays comes a reduction in trash and recycling collections in the city. The City of Huntsville Solid Waste Transfer Station and Recycling Drop-Off Center has set their schedules for the holidays with the…

  • President-Elect Donald Trump Comments on Initial Presidential Agenda

    Monday, President-elect Donald Trump talked about the future agenda of his presidency. Speaking about a number of areas of planned change, Trump said he will withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and instead negotiate “fair” trade…

  • 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…