Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Senator Cornyn on Courage of Bostonians

    Referring to the Boston Marathon bombings from the Senate Floor Tuesday, Senator John Cornyn said, “We still don’t known whose responsible for this terrible atrocity, but we do know that the people of Boston responded…

  • Update on Boston Marathon Bombing

    The number of people injured in the bombing near the Boston Marathon’s finish-line is now up to at least 176, with three fatalities–an 8-year-old boy among them. Authorities also now say only two-bombs went off.…

  • HPD Disarms Smoke Bomb

    On Monday afternoon, the Huntsville Police Department responded to a disturbance call in the 2600 block of  Montgomery Road which resulted in the discovery of what appeared to be a small explosive device with a…

  • Elderly Montgomery County Jail Inmate Charged with Trying to Hire a Hitman

    An 84-year-old inmate in the Montgomery County Jail, Dorothy Canfield, faces charges of solicitation to commit capital murder and solicitation to commit aggravated assault on a public servant. Canfield is accused of attempting to hire…

  • Huntsville City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City council will have a workshop session at City Hall on Safe Routes to School projects at five this afternoon. It will be followed by a special closed session at 5:30 to receive…

  • Chamber Plans Small Business Owner Seminar

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a special small-business owner seminar this month. Events & Communications Manager Laura Green tells us all about it . . . . CHAMBSMALL4-15-13

  • BREAKING NEWS–Explosions at Boston Marathon

    Two huge explosions impacted the Boston Marathon finish line just before 3 today. Several serious injuries were reported. At least two people are reported dead. Up to a hundred people were reported injured–at least, nine…

  • Two New Waverly Men Die in Accident

    Early Sunday morning, two New Waverly men were found dead inside a car near the intersection of North Clark Road and Mt. Zion Road in northern Montgomery County. Thirty-eight-year-old Jerry Hamm, the driver, was found…

  • Barbecue Cookoff & Country Music Star Contest Held at Fair

    In Saturday’s Barbecue Cookoff Awards at the Walker County Fair, the Butler Chicks from Conroe were honored as grand champions of the competition. Cline’s Prairie won second place overall, and the Carmona Cookers came in…

  • HISD Board Workshop at 5:30

    A board workshop is scheduled for the HISD Board of Trustees at 5:30 this afternoon at the Hawkins Administration Building at 441 FM 2821 East. The Board will have a discussion with K12 Virtual School.…