Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Child Safety Seat Check Tuesday

    Tomorrow, from 10 to 1, the Walker County Extension Office is presenting a program to instruct parents on how to properly install and use child safety seats in vehicles. The program will be presented at…

  • City Council Hears TxDOT Update

    Local TxDOT engineer David Stephens submitted a list of of projects to the Huntsville City Council at this week’s session for the area for 2013 through 2016 for their review. He filled everyone in on…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Tuesday’s day shift a commercial burglary was investigated in the 2700 block of Sam Houston Avenue. On Wednesday’s day shift, police investigated a residential burglary in the 2600 block of…

  • SHSU Summer II Repertory Theatre Season Coming Up

    SHSU Theatre Manager Katie Stefaniak informs us that the Department of Theatre and Dance will present four productions in July . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/SHSUSUMM7-19-12.mp3|titles=SHSUSUMM7-19-12] All performances will be held in the Showcase Theatre at…

  • Twelve People Dead in Aurora, Colorado Shooting

    Twenty-four-year old James Holmes was the sole suspect apprehended in a shooting in an Aurora, Colorado theatre early this morning.  Twelve people were reported to have died as a result of gunfire during the showing…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will hold their regular meeting at six this evening at the Hawkins Administration Building. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes a budget amendment–bid acceptance for music supplies and instruments, counseling supplies and…

  • First Execution Using Single Drug

    At 6:37 last night, 33-year-old Yokamon Hearn became the first TDCJ Death Row inmate to be executed by a single drug. According to reports, he did not appear to have any unusual reaction to the…

  • Huntsville General Election Applications to be Accepted

    Huntsville City Secretary Lee Woodward informs us that the applications for a place on the ballot for the City of Huntsville general election for this fall which will be held on November 6th will be…

  • Interim City Manager Update on Upcoming Special Council Session

    Mayor Mac Woodward announced at Tuesday’s Council session that there would be a special council session on July 31st. Interim City Manager Chuck Pinto filled everyone in on what was planned . . . .…

  • HISD Board of Trustee Member Resigns

    HISD Position #5 Board of Trustees member Pamela Baggett has resigned her post. She was first elected to the Board in 2008. She is the senior warden at TDCJ’s Holliday Unit. Ms. Baggett has said…