Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • “Managing Your Money” Class Coming Up

    The Huntsville Public Library will partner with Sam Houston State University this Thursday to offer a “Managing Your Money” class on saving and investing. The presentation will be led by Dr. Paula Tripp and will…

  • Tree Sale this Weekend

    Mark your calendar, the big “Tree Sale” is coming up this weekend. Walker County Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel fills us in . . . . TREESALE1-28-13

  • Huntsville Beautification Golf Tournament Scheduled

    The 10th Annual Huntsville Beautification Golf Tournament is coming up. Spokesperson Rachel Williford tells us all about it . . . . HUNTSBEAUT1-24-13 If you have any questions, call 936-294-5708.

  • Judge Keeling Declares Mistrial in Falk Case

    Monday in Bryan, 278th District Judge Kenneth Keeling declared a mistrial in the capital murder case of John Ray Falk Jr. He said the jury had been out too long to be impartial. In December,…

  • SHSU President Gibson Comments on Security

    Schools of all types across the country have been experiencing security problems. We asked SHSU President Dr. Dana Gibson if she and the university police had been scrutinizing security at the university . . .…

  • Kimberly McCarthy Gets Reprieve from Execution–Breaking News

    Fifty-one-year-old Kimberly McCarthy, scheduled for execution in Huntsville tonight, has been given a reprieve from State District Judge Larry Mitchell. The lawyers for McCarthy say that the jury that convicted her of murder was selected…

  • Huntsville Memorial Hospital’s Sally Nelson Retires

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital has announced that Sally Nelson, Chief Executive Officer since 2007, has advised the Board of Directors of her intention to retire from the position effective yesterday.  Nelson does not plan on leaving…

  • Sheriff’s Office Solves Burglary and Helps Children with Christmas Gifts

    On December 20th, 2012, deputies with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office responded to two residential burglaries in the Crabbs Prairie area where both residences had forcibly been entered. Upon Making entry, the suspects in the…

  • Mayor Woodward Comments on Upcoming Workshop

    A joint workshop is scheduled between three important local decision-making bodies. Mayor Mac Woodward updated everyone at the last council session . . . . MACJOINT1-25-13  

  • Terroristic Threat Friday Under Investigation

    Last Friday, the Huntsville Police Department received a call from Huntsville Memorial Hospital in reference to a possible terroristic threat. At approximately 2:40 p.m., the hospital received an anonymous call indicating threats against Sam Houston…