Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Grass Fire On Walnut Cove Monday

    According to KBTX.com, Monday afternoon a grass fire around an acre in size destroyed two buildings on a property off State Highway 19 on Walnut Cove in Walker County. First Responders on the scene included…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes authorizing the City Manager to accept funding from the Department of Criminal Justice Bulletproof Vest Program…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Friday at 9:30 a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the 2900 block of Old Houston Road. In the 100 block of I-45 South, 30-year-old James Wiley was…

  • TDCJ Receives “Golden Eagle” Award

    TDCJ received a special award during the 144th Congress of Correction Conference in Salt Lake City recently. Public Information Office Director Jason Clark tells us more . . . . TDCJ8-18-14  

  • HISD Special Called Meeting Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at the Hawkins Administration Building at 6:30 tonight. They will have a consultation with a Texas Association of School Board Superintendent Search Consultant. They will go into closed…

  • Governor Rick Perry Indicted

    Governor Rick Perry was indicted this weekend for allegedly abusing his veto authority by trying to coerce Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg to leave office because of a drunk driving arrest by threatening to…

  • HISD School Safety Security Audit Report

    With school starting pretty soon, you may be wondering what the state of security is in HISD schools. Interim Superintendent Sonny Cruz presented a 2014 School Safety & Security Audit Report to School Board Trustees…

  • Land Issues Advice From County Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Walker County Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell. Because his department is responsible for various land issues in the county, we asked him what are some…

  • Back To School Bash This Week

    There’s a special event planned for kids this week at the library. Children’s Coordinator Janelle Valera updates us . . . . BKTOSCH8-15-14  

  • Congressman Brady Meets With Constituents Today

    Congressman Kevin Brady will be visiting constituents in his district today. He filled us in on his itinerary recently . . . . BRADKOLACH8-15-14