Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Juneteenth Celebration Being Planned

    The Progressive Women’s Association of Huntsville will host the annual “Juneteenth Parade and B-B-Q cook off, Saturday, June 20th. The group is currently taking entries for their B-B-Q cook off and for the parade. Jennifer…

  • Trinity River Continues To Rise

    The Trinity River continues to be watched by local officials. Although the rains have stopped, Emergency Management Director Butch Davis said the river would continue to rise for the next several weeks. The Trinity River…

  • SHSU Online Degrees Top Of The Class

    Many students want an affordable education but don’t have the time or resources to commute to a physical campus. For those students, Sam Houston State University offers many fully online programs that won’t break the…

  • Farmer’s Market Open Saturday

    Local producers have been in their gardens picking the latest vegetables for Saturday’s Farmer’s Market in downtown Huntsville. Producers will be set up beginning at 8 o’clock. Main Street Coordinator Lindsey Lauher said in past…

  • County Judge Danny Pierce Appoints Interim Pct. 3 Commissioner

    Walker County Judge Danny Pierce has appointed retired insurance agent Glen R. Reader to complete the remaining term of former Precinct #3 Commissioner Bobby Warren. Mr. Reader was sworn in in a ceremony Wednesday in…

  • Lester Bower Jr. Executed Wednesday

    Wednesday, 67-year-old Lester Bower Jr. was executed at the Huntsville Unit for killing four men in 1983 at an airplane hangar near Sherman, Texas Authorities say he shot the four men after stealing a plane…

  • City Issues Press Release On Sonic Drive-in Issue

    On Tuesday, June 2, the City of Huntsville Health Division received a complaint via the City’s online Report It! system, concerning a Facebook post about a banana shake containing parasites, purchased from the Sonic on…

  • City Council Approves Zoning Change

    Tuesday night the City Council took up discussion on a statutory agenda item considering a request to change a zoning classification in the 1000 block of Hwy 75 North from Neighborhood Conservation to Management and…

  • State Lawmakers Finish-Up Session

    State lawmakers on Monday wrapped up their regular 140-day biennial session, concluding deliberations on the state’s two-year spending plan, a package of tax cuts and a significant boost in funds for state roads and highways.…

  • Policing Grant Application Approved

    At Tuesday night’s regular Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers considered approving applying for a Community Oriented Policing Services grant for $250,000, with $107,985 dollars in matching funds, and commitment to retain the officers for twelve…