Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Goods and Funds Collection for West Plant Explosion Survivors

    There is a way that you can help the victims of the West Plant explosion. We talked with Macy Willey of Dusty Diamonds Boutique, and she has an employee, Kristin Kolcek, who is working with…

  • HEARTS Museum Casino Night

    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…

  • Championship Race Planned for Bike Teams

    The Head Coach of the Huntsville High School Mountain Bike Team Brad Didier was at this week’s council session to invite everyone out to the 2013 Texas High School State Championship Race . . .…

  • Major Explosion Reported at Fertilizer Plant in West, Texas

    Wednesday, an explosion in a fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas may have killed at least 15 people.  Several firefighters were reported missing.  One-hundred-seventy-nine people were hospitalized.  The factory is in ruins, and…

  • Image of Bombing Suspect Captured

    An image captured in the surveillance footage of a Boston department store close to the finish line of Monday’s Boston Marathon may be the bombing suspect authorities are looking for. The footage shows a man…

  • HISD Board Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at six this evening in the Hawkins Administration Building. Tonight, the Board will honor various students and staff members. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes approval of Board meeting dates…

  • Amendment of Alarm Ordinance Reviewed by City Council

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed a first reading of the amendment of an ordinance regarding alarm systems that would provide for a penalty and other provisions. Police Chief Kevin Lunsford…

  • Boys & Girls Club Facilities Discussed by Council

    This week the Huntsville City Council voted in approval to appeal the denial from FEMA on the cost overrun for the Community Safe Room that would bascially be used by the local Boys and Girls…

  • Disaster Seminar Scheduled

    The hurricane season officially gets underway June 1st. A special seminar on what to do in disaster situations is coming up. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis fills us in . . . .…

  • Suspect Questioned by SHSU PD in Suspicious Social Media Message Posting

    Earlier today there was an SHSU KATSAFE message issued by authorities referring to a suspicious social media message posting that mentioned SHSU, which was followed by suggestions from University Police that students be alert and…