Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • White House Denies Revealing Classified Info

    Monday, officials at the White House said the report in the Washington Post that President Trump revealed classified information in regard to ISIS to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak was false.…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on last Friday’s night shift officers investigated two assaults–one in the 3000 block of Sam Houston Avenue and another in the 1300 block of Sam Houston Avenue. A theft was reported…

  • Bond Denied for Capital Murder Suspect Thomas James Owens

    The Huntsville Item reports that a motion made by the prosecution in District Judge Don Kraemer’s court Monday to deny the setting of a bond for 47-year-old Thomas James Owens was granted. Owens is looking…

  • Major Hack Attack over Weekend

    A major “ransomware” attack was experienced in Europe and elsewhere over the weekend. A report says that at least “100,000” organizations in 150 countries were involved. More computer damage may be experienced today as people…

  • North Korea Launches Another Test Missile

    Today, the North Korean Central News Agency announced that the medium-range missile they tested this past weekend was capable of delivering a nuclear warhead. The missile was in the air for 30 minutes and reached…

  • I-45 Traffic Detours Ahead

    Construction has started on IH-45. The Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor, Webber, LLC, has recently begun placing temporary barriers along the median and shifted main lane traffic two-feet to the outside lane. The next…

  • Commissioners Meet for Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this afternoon at 1:30 at the courthouse. The Special Prosecution’s Unit Laura Yosko will take action on a Memorandum of Administrative Clerk Service Agreement between a…

  • Temporary Water Shut Off

    The City of Huntsville informs us that today water will be shut off on Merchant Street, North Park Road and Mary Avenue from Merchant Street to North Park Road. Signs and outage notices have been placed to…

  • Walker County Republican Women Meet for Special Program Monday

    Walker County Republican Women will have an interesting meeting on Monday, May 15th. It will concern two transportation projects in and near Walker County–the Gulf Coast Strategic Highway and the Texas Bullet High Speed Passenger…

  • SHSU Vollmer Exhibit Sent to Berkeley Historical Society

    SHSU Criminal Justice Professor Willard Oliver, who has recently released an 800-page book about a former early 20th century Berkeley, California police chief named August Vollmer, has recently returned the badge and gun Vollmer used…