Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. County Treasurer Sharon Duke wlll discuss approving the County Treasurer setting up a branch depository bank in Riverside for use by Justice of…

  • HISD Special-Called Board Meeting Tonight

    The Huntsville Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet at the Hawkins Administration Building tonight at six for a Special-Called Board meeting. Trustees will discuss the 2014-15 Budget and consider selection of a Board…

  • Huntsville Teen Recovering From Accident

    According to media reports, 16-year-old Huntsville resident McKayla Chamberlain is now recovering at home from an accident after her car hit a bridge south of Madisonville Friday. She received second and third-degree burns on her…

  • Trinity ISD Meets Tonight

    The Trinity Independent School District will have a regular Board Meeting at six this evening in the Administration Building. Board members will hear a preliminary Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas report from Luann Gallant…

  • City Manager Benoit Update On Budget

    Last week, Huntsville’s mayor and city council met in a special session for a pre-budget workshop. City Manager Matt Benoit comments . . . . CITMANAG7-25-14  

  • TDCJ Will Continue Lethal Injection Protocol

    TDCJ has responded to the media that they do not plan to change their lethal injection procedures despite the issues with an execution in Arizona. According to a published report, a recent execution of a…

  • Accident Investigation On Highway 30 Overpass At I-45 Conducted Thursday

    Thursday, the overpass over I-45 on Highway 30 was closed for a while and traffic re-routed. During the closure, DPS Troopers worked to measure and recreate the scene of a fatal accident that happened at…

  • Data On Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Released

    In regard to the unaccompanied children crossing the U-S border, data made available by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families shows that four states are getting 46 percent of…

  • Library Program For Kids Today

    If you’re looking for something to take the kids to today, another Helen Wheat Cultural Endowment Special Program is offered. Huntsville Public Library Children’s Coordinator Janelle Valera updates us . . . . LIBRARYPROG7-24-14  

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday two thefts were reported–one in the 2600 block of 11th Street and the other in the 5000 block of Sam Houston Avenue. In the 2600 block…