Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Extension Agent Lepley on Pet Evacuation during Disasters

    Although no hurricane is imminent now, during the time of the last incident what to do with pets became an issue. At this week’s “Are You Ready?” emergency preparedness seminar, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator…

  • Health Fair & “Are You Ready?” Seminar Held Tuesday

    Tuesday, Huntsville Memorial Hospital and other local entities brought a Walker County Health Fair and “Are Your Ready” seminars to the Walker County Storm Shelter. Sessions presented last night included presentations by Texas A&M Forest…

  • Stakeholder Committee Reviews Case Study on Huntsville’s Quality of Life

    Tuesday, the Stakeholder Committee for Huntsville looked over the results of a case study designed to come up with suggestions to improve Huntsville’s quality of life. Over the past several months, the group put together…

  • ABC News White House Correspondent Ann Compton Speaks at SHSU

    ABC News White House correspondent Ann Compton spoke at the James & Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center Tuesday in the president’s speaker series “Mingling with the Media.” Ms. Compton had a press conference with local…

  • Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Saturday a known suspect assaulted his brother with a rock in the 600 block of 9th Street. A vehicle was burglarized in the 800 block of Avenue…

  • Belle Chanson Concert this Week

    The local singing group Belle Chanson has a special concert coming up this week. Spokesperson Cheri Yerkes tells us more . . . . BELLECHAN4-23-13

  • West Update

    Three out of four West, Texas schools were rendered unusable in Wednesday’s fertilizer plant explosion there. Monday, however, about 800 students went back to the classroom through the help of school districts in the area.…

  • Boston Marathon Bomber Charged

    The 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev,  was charged Monday while in his hospital room with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill. He could possibly receive the death penalty. In…

  • “Are You Ready” Workshop Today

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital’s Manager of Emergency Management and Security, Matt McDaniel, tell us that the Walker County “Are You Ready?” Emergency Management Workshop is today with the outdoors segment segment open at 3:30 at the…

  • Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month

    In observance of Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month each April,  SAAFE House has a number of events and activities hosted to raise the awareness of the community. On Wednesday, April 24th, they ask businesses,…