Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Walker County Sheriff’s Office Makes Big Drug Bust

    Walker County Sheriff’s Office narcotics interdiction officer Jon Beeman with the aid of K-9 narcotics detection dog, Akie, seized almost 250 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop bust on November 21st. Forty-year-old Ainslie Leslie…

  • City Manager Selection Process Still Underway

    Mayor Mac Woodward and councilmembers met at City Hall in Executive session beginning at 8 Wednesday morning and interviewed four prospective City Manager applicants. Their meeting ended at four Wednesday afternoon, and they have, as…

  • “Harnessing Huntsville” & Neighborhood Stabilization Houses Info

    Don’t forget the special community discussion on Harnessing Huntsville’s Potential is tonight from 6 to 8 at the Huntsville Public Library. Your invited to join the community conversation on prioritizing and implementing housing, education, and…

  • TxDOT Update

    Today, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will switch traffic on the east frontage road of I-45 between State Highway 30 and Crosstimbers Drive. Traffic will be moved from the outside lane of the frontage…

  • Council Slashes Budget Deficit & Moves Forward on City Manager Selection

    An aggressively forward-moving City Council met last night and said goodbye to interim City Manager Chuck Pinto who left them on a positive note.  Following the passage of a budget amendment, that one- million-dollar deficit…

  • John Falk Jr. Trial Continues in Bryan

    The capital murder trial of John Falk Jr., accused as an accomplice in the death of correctional officer Susan Canfield in 2007 at the Wynne Unit in Huntsville, continued Tuesday in a Bryan Courtroom. The…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift last Saturday a residential burglary was investigated in the 5000 block of Sam Houston Avenue. In the 600 block of 11th Street, a 32-year-old woman was arrested…

  • Harnessing Huntsville’s Potential Presentation Thursday

    The City of Huntsville is asking you to join them in a special community discussion on Harnessing Huntsville’s Potential. Local citizens are invited to participate in a community conversation about prioritizing and implementing housing, education,…

  • Kevin Brady Comments on Susan Rice Nomination

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady comments on the proposed nomination of Susan Rice to the Secretary of State post in the Obama administration . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/BRADRICE11-27-12.mp3|titles=BRADRICE11-27-12]

  • Butch Davis Comments on Burn Ban

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday morning, County Judge Danny Pierce implemented a burn ban for Walker County following an update on area conditions from Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/BUTCHBURN11-26-12.mp3|titles=BUTCHBURN11-26-12]…