Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioner Gaines Comments On Use of Leftover Jail Bond Funds

    Walker County Commissioners are still deciding on the most beneficial thing to do with the $975,000 leftover from the Jail Bond funds. We received one update earlier from Commissioner White. Recently, Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday known suspects were reported to have assaulted each other in the 2600 block of 11th Street. A Residential Burglary was investigated in the 1400 block of…

  • Montgomery County I-45 Lane Closures For Weekend

    TxDOT has announced major closures of I-45 northbound and southbound in Montgomery County. The closures will take place this weekend. The freeway’s main lanes will be closed Friday, October 3rd, beginning at 11 PM through…

  • Haunted Hayride Volunteer Orientation Event Today

    The City of Huntsville will host its second annual Haunted Hayride event in October, and this afternoon residents of all ages will have the chance to volunteer to take part in the fun. The special…

  • Ebola Update

    Health officials are monitoring over a dozen people, including five children who attend Dallas schools, who have had close contact with 42-year-old Thomas Eric Duncan, the man who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia and…

  • Howard Lewis To Keep Chosen Counsel In Upcoming Murder Trial

    This week, District Judge Don Kraemer agreed to let 25-year-old Houston defense attorney Maverick Ray defend 47-year-old Howard Wayne Lewis who is accused of murdering his 18-month-old son and the boy’s grandmother 55-year-old Shanta Crawford…

  • SHSU Faculty Pianist De Solaun Wins International Competition

    One of the many areas that SHSU students and professors achieve success in is music. SHSU Marketing Coordinator Emily Binetti fills us in on another success . . . .

  • Hearing Held On Marine Being Held in Mexican Jail

    Wednesday, a subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on Mexico’s jailing of U-S Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi who has been held in a prison in Mexico for over six months on…

  • Ebola Virus Confirmed In Dallas Patient

    The Center for Disease Control in Atlanta has confirmed that a man, now in isolation in Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, has the Ebola virus. The unidentified man left Liberia by plane on September 19th…

  • Structure Fire Tuesday At All-Temp Heating & Air

    The Huntsville Fire Department was called to a structure fire at 7:56 last night at All-Temp Heating and Air Conditioning. The facility is located at 3000 Old Houston Road in Huntsville. According to the Walker…