Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Former ATF Agent Jay Dobyns Speaks at SHSU

    Former ATF undercover agent Jay Dobyns spoke at SHSU’s Criminal Justice Center’s Killinger Auditorium Tuesday. He had been working as an undercover agent with the Hell’s Angels biker gang for two years when his true…

  • Butch Davis Comments on Emergency Operation Center

    We’ve been talking this week with Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis about Severe Weather Awareness Week. When certain severe weather situations occur in Walker County–the EOC, or Emergency Operation Center–is activated . . .…

  • HISD Athletic Event Changes

    HHS Athletics Update – All games scheduled for today are CANCELLED due to weather and field conditions. Hornet Baseball – Varsity rescheduled to Thursday @ 5 PM away. JV rescheduled tentatively for March 13 here…

  • Bomb Threat on SHSU Campus

    Around 1:15 this afternoon according to SHSU’s emergency notification system, KatSafe, a bomb threat was received for the Lee Drain Building. The building is being evacuated.  Everyone is asked to stay clear of the area…

  • Winter Storm Warning Issued

    From the National Weather Service: WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 THIS MORNING. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH IS POSSIBLE. ROADS…BRIDGES…AND OVERPASSES IN THE WARNING AREA…

  • Polls Open Today for Primary Voting

    Polls will be open for Walker County voters from 7 AM to 7 PM today for the Republican and Democratic Primary elections. Voters who are unsure of their voting precinct location may call the Elections…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will hold a regular session at City Hall at six this evening. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes adoption of an ordinance denying the Entergy rate increase request and approving a recommended settlement…

  • HEARTS Casino Party Coming Up

    HEARTS Veterans Museum President Richie Harris reminds everyone that the Second Annual Community Casino Party is coming up Saturday, March 15th . . . . HEARTCAS3-3-14 For tickets, you may also call HEARTS Museum at…

  • More on Severe Weather Awareness Week

    It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week through Saturday. In the case of a major emergency, local law enforcement first-responders can be assisted in helping affected members of the  community through a group of trained volunteers. Walker…

  • Sam Houston Birthday Celebration and Texas Independence Celebrated

    A good crowd turned out for the celebration of General Sam Houston’s birthday and Texas Independence Day Sunday afternoon in Huntsville. Because of the the inclement weather, most of the program was held inside at…