Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Seminar To Empower Students To Lead

    The SHSU Center For Leadership and Service will share the history of servant leadership and the skills possessed by a servant leader in its second “Learning to Lead” workshop of the semester on Thursday, October…

  • Senate Finance Committee Hearing On IRS Held Tuesday

    Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing which questioned IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and examined the agency’s actions in response to a previous committee report with recommendations. Senator Dan Coats of Indiana, however, pretty…

  • Trinity Bank Robbed

    Monday morning, three suspects violently robbed the First Community Bank in Trinity. Two clerks at the bank required medical treatment for injuries. Around 9:30 in the morning, three suspects arrived at the bank. Two of…

  • State Of City Address Tonight

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce is presenting the “State of the City Address” tonight. City Manager Matt Benoit will be speaking at the event tonight at the Walker County Storm Shelter from 5:30 to…

  • Early Voting Update

    The total number of voters checked-in for early voting Monday was 203. This makes for a total of 1,082 voters checked-in during early voting in Walker County.

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news over the weekend, on the day shift Friday a commercial burglary was investigated in the 700 block of I-45 South–entry into a building was forced. Unknown suspects took credit cards in…

  • Scare On The Square Location Changed

    A reminder that the Scare on the Square location for this weekend has been changed. The event will now take place from 3 to 5 Saturday at the Walker County Storm Shelter.

  • New Graphing Calculators For Huntsville High School Students

    Huntsville High School Students will be getting new graphing calculators, now approved by the school board, that will be checked out to them for use in their educational pursuits. HISD’s Assistant Superintendent of Business Administration…

  • Kevin Brady Seeking Ways & Means Chairmanship Following Ryan Becoming Speaker

    U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced today he will seek the chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee. The gavel will come open following Paul Ryan’s expected election as Speaker of the House later…

  • Burn Ban Lifted

    Walker County Judge Danny Pierce lifted the “Burn Ban” for Walker County at noon today.