Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Crime Stoppers Report

    Crime Stoppers reports these crimes– A mobile home on Wire Road was broken into between Wednesday, May 15th, and the 16th.  Items stolen include electronic games, tablets, a piggy bank, currency, and a check book.…

  • SHSU Benefactor Fred Pirkle to Be Honored

    Tomorrow night, SHSU alumnus and benefactor Fred Pirkle will be honored during the annual Shotgun Fred Pirkle Remembrance Celebration. Pirkle pledged the biggest gift ever, $25 million, to the university shortly before he died in…

  • Hay Production Class Scheduled

    Walker County Texas AgriLife Extension Agent Reg Leppley tells us that a hay production class is coming up June 4th at 6:30 PM at the Walker County Extension Office …. HAYPROD5-30-13 The registration fee is…

  • Active Shooter Exercise Wednesday

    Wednesday, Walker County and the City of Huntsville did an Emergency Management exercise on an Active Shooter Mass Fatality originating out of the EOC, or Emergency Operations Center, at the Walker County Sheriffs Office. All…

  • Hurricane Season Advice

    Hurricane season is June 1st through November 30th. We recently talked with City of Huntsville Emergency Management Coordinator John Waldo and asked him, “In case a hurricane warning is issued for our part of the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday in the 100 Northbound Lane of I-45 a 34-year-old man was arrested for possession of marijuana and public intoxication. Also arrested, was a 20-year-old man for…

  • Lineage Society Workshop Scheduled

    Huntsville Public Library Adult Services Coordinator Denise Tilson informs us that the library will be holding a Lineage Society Workshop on Wednesday, June 12th, from 10 AM to 3 PM . . . . LINEAGEWKSHP5-29-13…

  • Congressman Brady Says Taxpayers Can Share Their IRS Concerns on Website

    Congressman Kevin Brady says, “Taxpayers who feel like the IRS is targeting them can now share their stories on the House Ways & Means Committee website.” He said, they “have a special IRS investigation page…

  • Charter Review Committee Meets

    Huntsville’s City Charter Review Committee met Tuesday to discuss issues that could affect Huntsville’s City Council. Major issues discussed included term lengths for councilmembers, number of councilmembers, ward versus at-large seats, and residency and age…

  • Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies Held for Funded Homes

    The City of Huntsville Community Development office held three ribbon-cutting ceremonies last week for recipients of new homes constructed with Neighborhood Stabilization Program grant funds. Community Development Specialist Dr. Sherry McKibben tells us all about…