Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Justin Gilbert Signs With Cleveland Browns

    Huntsville native and Huntsville High School graduate Justin Gilbert was a first round draft pick for the Cleveland Browns Wednesday. The 202-pound, six-foot football great from Oklahoma State was the eighth overall pick in the…

  • Four Booked On Theft Of Property

    Four people–39-year-old Kevin Bright, 37-year-old Robert Henkhause, 41-year-old Robin Harrison and 36-year-old Candace McDaniel of Conroe–were booked into the Walker County Jail on theft of property charges. The arrests were initiated following an investigation that…

  • Again, SHSU A Great Place To Work

    As you may have heard, SHSU is a great place to work. Associate Director of Communications at the university, Julia May, tells us more . . . . SHSUGRTWK7-23-14  

  • Beware Of Caller Scam

    The Walker County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform citizens to be aware of a current scam that is taking place locally. Numerous people in the community have been receiving automated phone calls. The caller…

  • Council Meets On Budget

    The Huntsville City Council met this week to discuss the proposed 2014-15 budget. On August 5th, the council will discuss the tax rate and set public hearings for the tax rate if required. On August…

  • Investigation Into Targeting Continues

    The investigation into the political targeting of the IRS continues. In Wednesday’s Internal Revenue Service Oversight Hearing, California Congressman Darrell Issa expressed to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen the lack of credibility regarding previous statements that…

  • I-45 Lane Closure This Morning

    TxDOT contractor Texas Sterling Construction Company will close one lane of I-45 southbound, near Highway 30, from 10 until 11:30 AM today, in order for DPS to do an accident investigation. Alternate left and right…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news over the past several days, on the day shift Saturday a residential burglary was investigated in the 900 block of Thomason. On Saturday’s night shift at Palm Street and Sycamore Avenue,…

  • SHSU Summer Commencement Speaker Chosen

    SHSU graduate and Attorney Alan Tinsley will return to the campus on August 2nd to share his thoughts and experiences with the university’s summer graduates as the year’s commencement speaker. SHSU’s Manager of Communications Jennifer…

  • Texas Ag Commissioner Staples Talks About Allergy Season

    According to Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples, the weather has been pretty tough on allergy sufferers in Texas this year Staples said in some parts of Texas, “We had some early warming, then freezing temperatures…