Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Alpha Omega Special Performance Planned for Thursday

    Alpha Omega Academy’s performing arts takes center stage on Thursday, December 5th, at Huntsville’s Old Town Theater with drama, music, dancing and a special performance of district champion one-act play, Blind Date. The students will…

  • “Black Friday” Ahead

    Black Friday looms ahead, and across Texas and the nation consumers will either camp out or arrive in the wee hours of the morning at stores to take advantage of Christmas gifts at greatly discounted…

  • TxDOT Thanksgiving Driving Advice

    TxDOT executive Director Phil Wilson says, “Historically, the busiest travel days are the day before and the Sunday following Thanksgiving.” Motorists who must drive during bad weather are reminded to drive to conditions — that…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Talks Turkey

    Turkey Day is almost here, and Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples tells us that there are three sub-species of turkeys in Texas. There’s the Eastern turkey found in the Post Oak, Savanna, and Piney Wood…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Friday a residential burglary was investigated in the 2200 block of Bobby K Marks Drive. Two vehicle burglaries were reported–one in the 2600 block of El Toro…

  • DPS Urges Travelers to Drive Responsibly

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging Thanksgiving travelers to practice safe driving habits during the long holiday weekend to help keep Texas roadways safer for everyone. DPS troopers will be patrolling Texas roadways…

  • Team Bike Sports Awards Check to CERT

    Team Bike Sports out of Houston recently showed their appreciation to Walker County’s Community Emergency Response Team or CERTS. Local County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis updates us . . . . BUTCHBIKE11-25-13

  • Christmas Entertainment Coming to Downtown Huntsville in December

    Two City departments will combine forces in December to provide a day of fun, family-friendly entertainment in the downtown area. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on December 7, the Main Street program will offer…

  • Camp Strake Purchase Finalized

    The purchase of the Boy Scouts’ Conroe campground, Camp Strake, has been finalized. Johnson Development Corporation will begin planning development of the 2,000 acre site. A good percentage of the area will have open spaces…

  • “Tree of Hope” at SHSU

    The SHSU Center for Leadership and Service’s Bearkat Impact board is working to spread “hope” and cheer through a project that will grant holiday wishes. Through its “Tree of Hope,” Bearkat Impact is taking advantage…