Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HPD Lt. Jim Barnes on Halloween Safety

    Halloween is here. A lot of little ghosts and goblins will be traversing our roadways this evening. HPD Lt. Jim Barnes reminds everyone to play it safe . . . . HALLOWBARNES10-30-13 HPD also suggests…

  • SHSU “Firefest” Tonight

    “Firefest” takes place tonight at 7 on SHSU’s Intramural Field #3. Associate Director for Student Activities Brandon Cooper tells us what it’s all about . . . . FIREFEST10-30-13 Brandon says this year there’s a…

  • Advanced Emergency Management Training Given Locally in October

    October 21st through 23rd, employees from the City, Walker County, SHSU, HISD, and TDCJ participated in advanced emergency management training, created by FEMA, at the Walker County Storm Shelter. Texas A&M Forest Service facilitated the…

  • Sibelius Questioned in Hearing

    Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius endured hours of questioning during a hearing Wednesday about the Obamacare website’s failures and issues with Americans’ insurance being canceled. She apologized for the website’s difficulties and…

  • Flash Flood in Effect and HISD Delay

    A flash flood watch is in effect until one this afternoon for our area. Streets in low-lying areas experienced some flooding because of rain, so drive with care. Due to severe weather, Huntsville ISD is…

  • City Candidates Speak at SHSU

    SHSU’s Student Government Association hosted a candidate forum at the university last night. Four of the candidates running for city offices showed up–Mayor Mac Woodward, at-large Position #1 candidate Andy Brauninger, Ward #4 candidate Joe…

  • House Committee Interviews CMS Administrator Tavenner

    The House Ways & Means Committee held a hearing Tuesday to receive the testimony of the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services–or CMS–Marilyn Tavenner. Committee member and our 8th District Congressman, Kevin…

  • New Law Requires Farmers and Ranchers to Show Proof of Eligibility for Plates

    A new state law requires farmers and ranchers to show their state comptroller-issued Texas Agricultural or Timber Exemption Registration number before obtaining farm license plates and/or temporary excess weight permits at the Vehicle Registration Office.…

  • DA David Week’s Update on Victims’ Services

    Our guest recently on “Around Town” was Walker County District Attorney David Weeks. Victim services has been a developing area in the justice arena over the past several years. We asked him to update us…

  • Exact Name Match Not Required for Voting with Photo ID

    Texas Secretary of State John Steen reminds voters that when voting in person they will need to present a photo ID, but it is not necessary for the name on the ID and the name…