Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Council Holds Rules of Procedure Workshop Monday

    The Huntsville City Council met for a workshop last night regarding their proposed Rules of Procedure to discuss issues they had with the draft they were working on. During the last council session, Councilmember Ron…

  • Train Derailment in Madison County Monday

    Monday evening there was a train derailment near the community of North Zulch on Highway 39 and King Road in Madison County. According to investigators, a freight train ran into a Sanderson Farms chicken truck…

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    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Friday’s night shift a person was assaulted by a known suspect on Howard Circle. A 27-year-old man was arrested in the 2700 block of Angier road for delivery of a…

  • TDCJ Testing Managed Access System for Cell Calls at Stiles and McConnell Units

    TDCJ Public Information Officer Jason Clark tells us, “Right now, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is set to begin testing on a managed access system at the Stiles Unit in Beaumont, as well as…

  • KSAM’s Kooter Roberson Fair Parade Marshal

    The Walker County Fair Parade Committee announced this year’s Grand Marshal is KSAM’s Kooter Roberson.  Kooter has contributed for many years to the Walker County Fair serving on the Rodeo Committee, as well as participating…

  • Council to Discuss Rules of Procedure in Workshop

    Huntsville City Councilmembers have been at work on revising and editing a Rules of Procedure for councilmembers. We recently talked with Position #2 Councilmember Lydia Montgomery about the issue . . . . RULEPROC3-15-13 The…

  • HEARTS Museum “Casino Night” Planned for Saturday, April 20th

    HEARTS Veterans Museum President Richie Harris tells us that on Saturday, April 20th, the museum is having a “Casino Night.” From 5:30 to 6:15 they’ll have a dinner of barbecue and drinks. Then, from 6:30…

  • Chamber “Lunch & Learn” Coming Up April 5th

    Join the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, April 5th, as they have the privilege to introduce Huntsville’s newest CEO at Huntsville Memorial Hospital during the next Chamber Lunch and Learn.  After a unanimous…

  • Huntsville Public Library to Hold Book Sale in April

    Mark your calendars. The Huntsville Public Library will hold a special one-time Book Sale in the Staggs Community Room on Friday, April 5th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 6th, from 12:30…

  • SHSU’s “Real Talk with CJ” to Feature Security Experts

    Two security experts from private industry will discuss criminal justice career options in corporate America and government institutions during “Real Talk with CJ” on Thursday, March 21st. Ron Plesco, managing director of KPMG’s Advisory Risk…