Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in special session this evening at six at City Hall. Councilmembers will canvass the returns of the regular municipal election of November 6th, administer the oath of office to…

  • Keith Olson’s Council Win Confirmed

    A recount done by hand of the votes in the Huntsville City Council race between incumbent Councilmember Keith Olson and opponent Kendall Scudder confirms Olson’s win on November 6th. The recount tally shows Olson got…

  • “Harnessing Huntsville Potential” Project Planned

    “Harnessing Huntsville Potential” is a new project established by the mayor and city council to study the housing and economic development in Huntsville and Walker County. The City’s community development specialist, Dr. Sherry McKibben, explains…

  • Tickets Available for Chamber Gala

    Tickets are still available for the Chamber’s Annual Gala.  This year’s celebration will be a “Holiday Gala” and will be held in the Lowman Center Ballroom on Friday, November 30th.  The Gala will recognize this…

  • City Council Plans to Discuss Deficit-Cutting Proposals at Tuesday’s Session

    Tuesday, during the Huntsville City Council’s regular session at six, they will consider moves toward lowering a million dollar deficit in a couple of ways. The “Statutory Agenda” includes a proposal to offer an early…

  • HPD Schedules “National Night Out” for Tomorrow

    The Huntsville Police Department will be participating in National Night Out tomorrow night in Huntsville.  Participants will be gathering at 5:30 at Target. The purpose is for law enforcement and citizens to get together in…

  • “County U” Program Begins Tomorrow

    The SHSU Political Science Junior Fellows “County U” program gets underway shortly. Professor Mike Yawn updates us . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/COUNTYU9-28-12.mp3|titles=COUNTYU9-28-12]

  • Council Continues Discussion of $1.8 Million Dollar FEMA Grant

    This afternoon at 5:30 the Huntsville City Council will convene in a “Special Session” to continue discussion of an amendment in regard to applying for a $1.8 million dollar grant from FEMA for a Community…

  • Local Political Chairs Urge Citizens to Register to Vote

    Walker County Democrats and Republicans will debate at the Veterans Conference Center this Thursday, October 4th, at 6 PM. Both political party chairs are urging people to exercise their voting right this November. Republican Chair…

  • Jury Selection for John Ray Falk, Jr. Trial Begins October 15th in Bryan

    Jury selection for the capital murder trial of TDCJ inmate John Ray Falk, Jr., accused of killing correctional officer Susan Canfield during a 2007 escape, begins October 15th in Bryan. Falk made his final appearance…