Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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 . . . .

  • 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 . . . . Davis…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Previous to the regular session, a workshop on business retention and recruitment by the Buxton company and director of Works…

  • Storms Cause Power Outages in Area Today

    There were scattered power outages throughout the county this morning because of lightning and the high winds causing trees to fall on power lines in various locations. Entergy’s Stan Foley reports there were about 2,000…

  • Boil Water Notice Trinity Plantation Only

    Due to conditions which have occurred recently on the South System, Trinity Rural Water Supply, through the offices of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, has required the systems to notify all customers to boil…

  • SHSU Tree of Light Ceremony Tonight

    SHSU’s 92nd annual Tree of Light Ceremony will be tonight at six at Bearkat Plaza. Associate Director of Student Activities Brandon Cooper says, “All SHSU faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the Huntsville community are invited…

  • Lee Drain Building at SHSU Closed Earlier Due to Elevator Motor Burnout

    Sam Houston State University Assistant Police Chief James Fitch informed us earlier today that the fire truck and police car activity on the university campus was in regard to a fire alarm at the Lee…

  • Burn Ban in Effect at Noon Today

    A burn ban for Walker County was implemented by Walker County Judge Danny Pierce to go into effect at noon today.  No burning of trash on the ground OR in barrels will be allowed.  The…