Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • TxDOT to Use “Rumble Strips” in Work Zones

    The next time you’re on the roadway and see all those orange highway construction signs, you may notice something different.  The difference will be rumble strips in the work zone.  Rumble strips are an array…

  • Council Session Held Tuesday Night

    The Huntsville City Council met for a regular session last night at City Hall. One of the major topics for discussion was the approval of an addendum to a Chapter 380 agreement with the Huntsville…

  • Huntsville Couple Indicted on Injury to Child

    Huntsville Couple Alicia Kae Horstman and Shane Michael Craven were indicted by a Walker County grand jury March 27th for injury to a child with intent to cause serious bodily injury or mental injury. They…

  • TxDOT’s Bob Colwell Update on Texas “Trash-Off”

    The big “Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off” gets underway in the state this weekend. TxDOT’s Bryan District Public Information Officer Bob Colwell updates us . . . . COLWELL4-2-13 Colwell says,”It saves taxpayers about $4.7…

  • Court of Appeals at SHSU

    The SHSU Political Science Junior Fellows have arranged for the Texas 10th Court of Appeals to be at the University today. They will be trying various cases involving felonies–one includes capital murder charges. Political Science…

  • Bearkat Crew to Walk for Several Causes

    Sam Houston State University’s Bearkat Crew will work to raise awareness of and funds for such causes as AIDS, suicide prevention, leukemia, Alzheimer’s, and autism through a month-long effort that will culminate with their “Walk…

  • Council Holds Rules of Procedure Workshop

    Monday afternoon, Huntsville City Councilmembers got together to discuss the suggested revisions they made to their Rules of Procedure as the result of a workshop a few weeks ago. City Attorney Leonard Schneider had also…

  • Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Friday police investigated an assault at 2nd Street and Martin Luther King. A 48-year-old woman was arrested for assault in the 700 block of Sabrina Lane. On…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Among the items on the council’s “Statutory Agenda” will be discussion and possible action to consider an addendum to the…

  • Parade Update

    The Big Walker County Fair Association Parade takes place this week. Parade Spokesperson Ty Williford updates us . . . . PARADE4-1-13 This year’s parade grand marshal is Kooter Roberson.