Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Senator John Cornyn Comments On Court Decision On Obamacare

    From the floor of the Senate last week our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, in regard to the recent Supreme Court decision on Obamacare, said, “While the press may consider this represents a ‘win’ for…

  • Geneaology Weekend Planned

    Huntsville Public Library and Walker County Genealogical Society (WCGS) will host the annual Frances Sprott Goforth Memorial Genealogy Weekend on Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1, 2015 in the Library’s Community Room. Friday’s session…

  • New ISIS Terrorist Incident In France

    A man was beheaded by an ISIS terrorist and his head and body left at a chemical factory in France this morning. According to the french newspaper Le Dauphine, following the beheading a man entered…

  • Neriah Roberts Taken Into Custody In Walker County

    Neriah Louis Roberts, who has been on the loose for over 7 years, was booked into Walker County Jail Thursday. He was taken into custody for the alleged murder of 25-year-old Tierra Lechall Adams in…

  • IRS E-mail Erasure Issue Discussed At Hearing

    Employees of the IRS were reported to have erased 422 computer backup tapes that likely contained up to 24,000 emails to and from former IRS official Lois Lerner who recently has been under investigation in…

  • Business Major To Compete In Miss Texas

    Miss Sam Houston, Avery Carrier, will step out on stage and represent Sam Houston State University at the Miss Texas pageant, culminating on Saturday, July 4th, in Richardson. The Miss Texas Pageant is an official…

  • Breaking News: Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Tax Subsidies For Obamacare

    The U-S Supreme Court, in a 6 to 3 ruling, upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under Obamacare. In their ruling, the justices said that the subsidies that over 8.5 million Americans currently receive to help…

  • Crime Stoppers Passes Along Information About Recent Burglary

    Walker County/Huntsville Crime Stoppers reports that the EZ Pawn on 11th Street was broken into by unknown suspects on June 21st, after midnight. There was extensive damage done to the store. An undetermined amount of…

  • Church Burglary Suspects Sought

    The Walker County Sheriff’s Office reported to the Item that they are looking for a suspect or suspects who burglarized the Wesley Grove Baptist Church on Wesley Grove Road West last Friday evening and early…

  • Huntsville Youth Football League Registration Underway

    This Saturday the Huntsville Youth Football League will be holding registration.  League President Tedrick Winfrey has the information . . . .