Category Archives: KHVL News

FLOOD WATERS INUNDATED SOUTHEAST TEXAS THURSDAY

Residents down toward Houston were having deja vu visions of Hurricane Harvey as heavy rain and flood waters hit Southeast Texas Thursday. Fox News reports that eleven miles southwest of Beaumont a 19-year-old Texas man, Hunter Morrison, drown following electrocution while attempting to move his horse as the rains from Tropical Storm Imelda flooded the…read more »

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CLEANER & GREENER HUNTSVILLE HAS AVAILABLE DUMPSTERS

Cleaner and Greener Huntsville is still underway until tomorrow afternoon at 4 PM when dumpsters will be removed. Ward #2 Councilmember Tish Humphrey addressed the council this week about the effort . . . . Dumpsters are located: –In Ward #1 at the Jury overflow parking at the corner of Avenue M and 12th Street…read more »

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MAIN STREET ADVISORY BOARD WILL MEET

The Main Street Advisory Board will meet in the City Hall Conference Room this afternoon at 12:30. There will be an update from the Main Street Program Coordinator. There will be a presentation from the Huntsville Fire Department. Also reports will be made by the Promotions Committee and the Downtown Business Alliance. The Board will…read more »

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POLICE NEWS

In Huntsville Police news looking back over the past several days, on the day shift Monday in the 1300 block of Avenue B, a theft was investigated. A known suspect damaged property in the 1500 block of 11th Street. In the 1100 block of I-45, Bobby Dorman was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and…read more »

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COUNCIL ADOPTS BUDGET AND TAX RATE

This week, at their regular session Tuesday, the Huntsville City Council considered a new 2019-2020 Budget. Councilmember Paul Davidhizar made the motion . . . . Indeed, the council approved a $74.25 million dollar budget—that’s up $6 million dollars from last year. Along with that agenda item goes this yearly ordinance introduced by City Secretary…read more »

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FEDS CUT INTEREST RATE

On Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announced a quarter-point cut in the main interest rate following a long, detailed explanation to reporters . . . .read more »

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COUNCILMEMBERS VOTE ON COMPLIANCE WITH HOUSE BILL 2439

This week Huntsville City Councilmembers revisited for a Second Reading in their Consent Agenda compliance with Texas House Bill 2439. The City’s Director of Development and Building Official Kevin Byal had addressed the council on this bill initially during a First Reading at the regular council session of Tuesday, September 3, 2019 where he told…read more »

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NEW POLICE AND FIRE STATION CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL

Last night, Huntsville City Councilmembers unanimously approved a contract for a new police station and a new fire station for the City. Flintco from Houston received the $19.5 million contract to construct the facilities. The new police station will be located at the intersection of FM 2821 and Rosenwall Road. The new fire station will…read more »

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