Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congressman Brady Grills Acting IRS Commissioner on Report

    Acting IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel came before the House Ways & Means Committee Thursday to answer questions in the continuing investigation of the IRS and their targeting of conservative groups applying for tax exempt status,…

  • Immigration Bill Heads to House

    The immigration bill put together by a group of legislators known as the “Gang of Eight,” was passed in the U-S Senate Thursday by a vote of 68 to 32. It now heads to the…

  • DPS Boosts Patrols for July 4th Holiday

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols for a 10-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. From June 28 – July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations…

  • Child Injured in Accident Wednesday Afternoon

    As of Wednesday afternoon, a four-year-old boy was reported to be in serious condition after an accident in Huntsville. The child suffered life-threatening injuries in the accident shortly after noon Wednesday and was life-flighted to…

  • Kimberly McCarthy Executed

    While nearby protestors expressed their disapproval through chants, songs, and clapping, the State of Texas carried forth with its 500th lethal injection execution at Huntsville’s Walls Unit Wednesday night. Fifty-two-year-old Kimberly McCarthy was executed for…

  • Commissioners Approve Agreement for Telecommunications Savings

    At Commissioners’ Court this week, commissioners looked at an agreement to help save the County money. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford filled the court in on an agreement with Telanalysis to audit and analyze all…

  • Governor Perry Calls for Another Special Session

    Governor Rick Perry has called the Texas Legislature back for another special session following a one-woman filibuster this week by Democrat Wendy Davis against a Republican effort to restrict Texas abortions. The legislature will meet…

  • Teen Program at Library Today

    The kids’ activities continue at the Huntsville Public Library this summer. The Library’s Janelle Valera updates us . . . . JANELLE6-26-13

  • Way Opened for Falk Retrial

    Tuesday, Senior District Judge John Delaney ruled against a motion filed by John Ray Falk, Jr.’s defense attorneys barring a retrial at the courthouse in Brazos County. The action opens the way for a retrial…

  • Venomous Snake Bite Seminar at Storm Shelter Tuesday Night

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital hosted a Venomous Snake Bite Seminar at the Walker County Storm Shelter last night featuring lectures from experts and exhibits. On hand to speak were SHSU Herpetologist Dr. Bill Lutterschmidt, Ellen Trout…