Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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…

  • Sheriff’s Office Makes Big Drug Bust

    The Walker County Sheriff’s office had a big drug bust this month with over a hundred thousand dollars in marijuana plants confiscated. Following a tip on an indoor marijuana growing setup in the 100 block…

  • Property Developer Bius Addresses Council on Incentives

    Huntsville property developer Ben Bius addressed the Huntsville City Council last night in regard to his plan to bring a Hobby Lobby and Goodwill store to the old Wal-Mart building. He outlined an incentives plan…

  • Senator Cornyn on Courage of Bostonians

    Referring to the Boston Marathon bombings from the Senate Floor Tuesday, Senator John Cornyn said, “We still don’t known whose responsible for this terrible atrocity, but we do know that the people of Boston responded…

  • Update on Boston Marathon Bombing

    The number of people injured in the bombing near the Boston Marathon’s finish-line is now up to at least 176, with three fatalities–an 8-year-old boy among them. Authorities also now say only two-bombs went off.…

  • HPD Disarms Smoke Bomb

    On Monday afternoon, the Huntsville Police Department responded to a disturbance call in the 2600 block of  Montgomery Road which resulted in the discovery of what appeared to be a small explosive device with a…

  • Elderly Montgomery County Jail Inmate Charged with Trying to Hire a Hitman

    An 84-year-old inmate in the Montgomery County Jail, Dorothy Canfield, faces charges of solicitation to commit capital murder and solicitation to commit aggravated assault on a public servant. Canfield is accused of attempting to hire…

  • Huntsville City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City council will have a workshop session at City Hall on Safe Routes to School projects at five this afternoon. It will be followed by a special closed session at 5:30 to receive…

  • Chamber Plans Small Business Owner Seminar

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a special small-business owner seminar this month. Events & Communications Manager Laura Green tells us all about it . . . . CHAMBSMALL4-15-13