Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City EMC John Waldo Comments On Hurricane Preparedness

    On our last “Around Town” program, we talked with City Emergency Management Coordinator John Waldo. John updated us on various matters related to a hurricane event. We asked him about City and water facility backup…

  • Golf Ball Drop Tomorrow

    Huntsville-Walker County Events & Communications Manager Laura Green tells us that they are going to host their annual Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament Friday, May 29th . . . .

  • Physicians ER Sponsoring The May Chamber Business After Hours

    The next Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, sponsored by Physicians ER located at 540 I-45 South, will begin this afternoon at 5:15.  It’s open to all Chamber members. Businesses are encouraged to…

  • FIFA Officials Indicted

    Wednesday, new U-S Attorney General Loretta Lynch addressed reporters regarding the Justice Department’s indictment against FIFA officials in a huge scandal centering around soccer . . . .

  • State Parks Recovering From Recent Storms

    Torrential storms that have continued to hammer much of the state for more than a week now are leaving their mark on Texas’ State Park system. As of Wednesday, more than 50 state parks report…

  • Evacuation Recommendation For Trinity River Locations

    County Judge Danny Pierce and Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis recommend evacuation of certain areas of the Trinity River. The Trinity River water level continues to rise. The river height is forecast at 137.5 at…

  • HISD Delayed Start Today

    Due to current inclement weather conditions and predicted forecasts, Huntsville ISD will have a 2 hour delayed start today. That means that your campus will start 2 hours later than the normal start time and…

  • Disaster Funds Applied For

    As you have likely noticed, the incredible amount of rain we got in Huntsville and Walker County did a lot of road damage. Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis informed Commissioners Tuesday morning that he had…

  • Police News

    On Saturday’s day shift, an unknown person Stole a Firearm from a vehicle in the 100 block of State Highway 30 East. On the night shift Saturday, a known suspect allegedly caused Injury to a…

  • Local Option Alcohol JP Pct. #1 Application Denied

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, Walker County Tax Assessor Collector Diana McRae addressed the court in regard to an application filed back in February from the Citizens for Economic Development for a petition in JP…