Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at six this evening at the Hawkins Administration Building for a regular board meeting. The Board will recognize students, staff and various district accomplishments. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes…

  • Warren Wayne Lewis Gets 75 Years

    The Huntsville Item reports that Wednesday, 40-year-old Warren Wayne Lewis was sentenced to 75 years in prison by a Walker County jury. Lewis was found guilty of the first-degree felony murder of Machelle Archie in…

  • Trump Meets with High-Tech Leaders

    Wednesday at Trump Tower, President-elect Donald Trump met with many of America’s tech industry leaders to reset his relationship with them following a hard-fought election . . . .   High-tech CEO’s included Amazon’s Jeff…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday two vehicles were reported stolen—one in the 2400 block of Lake Road and another in the 600 block of Hickory Drive. A vehicle burglary was investigated…

  • “Back the Blue” Golf Tournament Ahead

    Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae told us Wednesday that the “Back the Blue” fundraising Golf Tournament at the Raven Nest Golf Course for law enforcement is coming up soon, and they have a few more…

  • Road Name Change Considered in Commissioners’ Court

    In Commissioners Court this week, a road name change was under consideration to change Rose Ranch Road to Coyote Ranch Road. Judge Pierce said, “There are four addresses on that road.” Planning and Development Director…

  • Comic Book Club at Library Today

    If your looking for something for your kids to do this afternoon, the Huntsville Public Library may have the answer. Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail tells us more . . . .

  • HEB Issues Recall on Raw Shelled Pistachios

    H E B announced Wednesday that it has issued a recall for both bulk and packaged raw shelled pistachios. The product is being removed because there is potential it could be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall affects…

  • Warren Wayne Lewis Found Guilty of Murder

    KBTX Channel 3 reports that Walker County resident Warren Wayne Lewis was found guilty of the March 2015 murder of Machelle Archie Tuesday in Judge Hal Ridley’s 278th District Court. Last week Lewis’s wife, Melissa…

  • Rita B Huff Issue Discussed in Commissioners’ Court

    Monday, Walker County commissioners discussed issues regarding the fulfillment of their contract with the Rita B Huff organization. Commissioner Glen Reader talked about the problem with Commissioner Jimmy Henry . . . .   Commissioner…