Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Gas Leak on 11th Street Reported Thursday Afternoon

    At 9:46 last night we received an email from the City that said: “City of Huntsville Emergency Management Coordinator John Waldo has confirmed that CenterPoint Energy expects to complete initial repairs on the gas line…

  • John Glenn has Died

    John Glenn, the first American to be shot into space to orbit our planet, has died. He was 95. He passed away Thursday at the Ohio State Cancer Center. If anyone defined “American hero,” it…

  • Community Emergency Response Team Looking for Volunteers

    Walker County Community Emergency Response Team coordinator Joe Connell informs us that his organization is looking to start a class on January 9th which will run 4 days of that week and then one day…

  • Hourly Parking Rate Reduced

    The City Council has approved a reduction of the hourly rate on the MobileNOW! paid parking system along Bobby K. Marks Drive and Bearkat Boulevard. The new hourly fee was reduced from $1.25  to $1.00 per hour…

  • SHSU Sorority Member Raises $2,000 for SAAFE House

    In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, Mary Kay, Inc., and Alpha Chi Omega sorority partnered to help raise awareness of dating abuse and domestic violence on college campuses across the United States…

  • Paul Ryan on Transition from Obamacare

    Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan spoke to reporters in Washington Thursday during his weekly briefing. He said there will be a transition period from Obamacare to a new kind of insurance coverage .…

  • Freeze Warning Tonight

    The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for our area from midnight tonight to 9 AM Friday.

  • SHSU Coach K.C. Keeler Named Winner of 2016 STATS FCS Eddie Robinson Award

    Sam Houston State University head coach K.C. Keeler has been named the winner of the 2016 STATS FCS Eddie Robinson Award, given to the top coach in the FCS.  The award was announced Wednesday. Keeler…

  • Warren Lewis Murder Trial Began Wednesday

    The Huntsville Item reports that Wednesday testimony got underway in the murder trial of 40-year-old Warren Wayne Lewis at the courthouse. Lewis has been accused of murdering 47-year-old Machelle Archie over a year ago in…

  • Parking Engineering Design-Work Agreement Approved by Council

    At this week’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed adopting an ordinance to amend the 16-17 budget for various parking initiatives including approval of an engineering agreement to create approximately 185 paid parking…