Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Local Emergency Responders Appreciation Group Funds Food Bill for Murder Investigators

    The around-the-clock expense of feeding sheriff’s deputies and other law enforcement personnel, including Community Emergency Response Team volunteers during the recent double murder investigation July 25th through 27th, was on the commissioners’ agenda for discussion…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Tax Reform

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady believes a better tax code is needed . . . . BRADTXCOD8-5-13 Congressman Brady is spending his August District Work Period holding dozens of meetings to get local ideas…

  • Burn Ban in Effect 12 Noon Today until Further Notice

    This morning Walker County Commissioners declared a “Burn Ban” in effect until further notice beginning at 12 noon.

  • Double Murder Update

    It’s come to light through records obtained by local media from the Walker County District Clerk’s office that custody issues involving 18-month-old Aiyden Benjamin Lewis, the child who died in a double murder in Huntsville…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners meet at nine this morning at the courthouse. They will receive the Community Supervision and Corrections Department budget for Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015 and the Treasurer Monthly Investment Report for June…

  • SHSU Police Chief Morris Comments on Property Crimes

    We talked with SHSU Police Chief Kevin Morris on “Around Town” this past weekend. Chief Morris said they don’t have a lot of crime on campus, but usually what happens is personal property winds up…

  • HISD New Student Registration in August

    HISD New Student Registration for all grades and campuses will be held on Wednesday, August 7th, from 10 AM to 4 PM and on Thursday, August 8th, from 10 AM to 7 PM. This 2-day…

  • Senator Ted Cruz on Defunding Obamacare

    During the five-week U-S Senate recess, Texas Senator Ted Cruz will speak at a series of town hall meetings across America to try to increase support to defund Obamacare. Senator Cruz talked to several House…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news on the day shift Wednesday, at the intersection of State Highway 19 and Old Colony Road a vehicle struck a horse–the driver wasn’t injured. In an accident at I-45 South and…

  • Veteran Eddie Gray Walks America

    Marine Corps veteran Eddie Gray will be coming through Huntsville Saturday as he Walks America. He’s been walking for the past five years, starting in Ashland, Montana. We talked to him by phone Thursday, and…