Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Heat Advisory In Effect

    Straight-line winds and rain last night are followed today by a Heat Advisory in effect from 10 this morning until 9 this evening. A reminder–Never leave children or pets unattended in a vehicle, even for…

  • Two Top Secret Emails Found On Hillary Clinton Server

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said yesterday that she had told her aides to release her e-mail server to the Justice Department. It is the personal e-mail server she used while serving as U-S Secretary…

  • Sears Lot Burglarized

    HPD Lt. Curt Landrum informs us that early Monday HPD received a call on a burglary at Sears on 11th Street.  When the officers responded they couldn’t really tell if anything had been taken, as…

  • Congressman Brady Town Hall Meetings Scheduled for Monday

    Mark your calendar. Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady has several Town Hall meetings scheduled for next Monday in Huntsville: Walker County Republican Women Monday, August 17th 11:30 – 1:00pm Walker Education Center, 1402 19th…

  • Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller Offers Advice On Watermelons

    Not only are we in the middle of a heat wave here in Texas, but fortunately summer is also watermelon season in the Lone Star State. Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller says, “While you can…

  • Protests In Ferguson, Missouri Continue

    Last night, approximately a couple dozen people were arrested in Ferguson, Missouri as the fourth night of protests continued, commemorating the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death. In the St. Louis area Monday, its been…

  • Record Vote Taken On Tax Rate In Commissioners’ Court

    Monday, commissioners took a record vote on the proposed tax rate. County Auditor Patrica Allen discussed the rate with County Judge Danny Pierce . . . .   Commissioners approved the rate. There will be…

  • Beginner’s Guide To Online Privacy Presentation Ahead

    Mark your calendars. The Beginner’s Guide to Online Privacy is scheduled for August the 27th at the Huntsville Public Library from 4 to 5 PM. We talked with the featured speaker, president of the local…

  • Emergency Service District #3 Effort Underway

    At Commissioners’ Court Monday, the effort to create an Emergency Service District #3 was underway again. A public hearing was held. Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. commented on the effort . . . .…

  • Economic Development Sales Tax Under Consideration By Council

    In our “Around Town” discussion over the weekend, City Manager Matt Benoit talked about the possibility of an economic development sales tax which would not be an aded tax, but an aid to future economic…