Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday 22-year-old Lacey Weesner was arrested for possession of a dangerous drug and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 1200 block of 10th Street. At the same…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on VA Hospital Issues in Texas

    Texas has also been a part of the VA hospital scandal, and Congressman Kevin Brady is not pleased . . . . BRADVA6-12-14 According to an article on the website “The Daily Beast,” the whistleblower…

  • Calli Dretke Gets 10 Years Probation and $4,000 Fine For Felony Intoxicated Assault

    Wednesday morning in Montgomery County, Huntsville resident Calli Dretke pleaded guilty to a charge of felony intoxicated assault of a peace officer.  It all stems from an incident on April 22nd of 2012 in which…

  • Defense Secretary Hagel Questioned By Armed Services Committee

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel spent five hours Wednesday fielding questions from the House Armed Services Committee about the recent exchange of five Taliban leaders for Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Several of the nation’s legislators were…

  • DAV/RecruitMilitary All Veteran Job Fair Coming To Houston

    Disabled American Veterans and RecruitMilitary have joined forces to make a positive impact on veteran hiring. A special job fair, connecting hundreds of veterans with veteran-friendly employers is coming to the Houston area on Thursday,…

  • Zumba Classes Canceled

    The City of Huntsville Recreation Services Department’s Zumba classes will be canceled from June 16th through June 30th due to maintenance in the Huntsville Intermediate School gymnasium. Classes will resume at their regular time and…

  • Congressman Brady’s Chief Of Staff Doug Centilli Named Director of Economic Policy At JEC

    Doug Centilli, the long-time chief of staff to Texas Congressman Kevin Brady, has been named director of economic policy at the House-Senate Joint Economic Committee. Brady chairs the JEC. Centilli will be tasked with advancing…

  • Senator Cornyn Speaks Out On Illegal Immigration Of Unaccompanied Minors

    This week Texas Senator John Cornyn spoke on the Senate floor about how the president’s deferred action for childhood arrivals has led to skyrocketing numbers of unaccompanied minors illegally entering the United States . .…

  • Walker County Fair Association Elects New Officers

    At the Walker County Fair Association’s annual meeting, members elected several new officers. Rusty Davis was elected president. New vice-presidents include Billy Hirsch, Colt Christian, Sandy Hooks, Sicily Pierce, Jeff Brown and Tammy Winkler. David…

  • SHSU Seeking New Baseball Coach

    SHSU is seeking a new head baseball coach. Coach David Pierce whose leadership and coaching experience help guide the Bearkats to three NCAA Regional contests will be joining the coaching staff at Tulane University this…