Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Former U-S Attorney General Alberto Gonzales Featured at SHSU’s “President’s Speaker Series”

    Former U-S Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez was the guest speaker at SHSU’s President’s Speaker Series Tuesday. As counsel to the president in 2001, he was with Bush on September 11th. At a press conference before…

  • Library Plans Identity Theft Seminar

    Huntsville Public Library Adult Programming Services Coordinator Denise Tilson tells us that identity theft is on the rise. She says, “It’s not confined to people who go online–it’s everybody . . . .” [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/DENISE11-20-12.mp3|titles=DENISE11-20-12] Ms.…

  • City of Huntsville Solid Waste Schedule

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste Transfer Station and Recycling Facility will observe Thanksgiving Day on both Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23. Due to the closure for the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be…

  • New Councilmembers Sworn-in

    Four at-large City Councilmembers–Don Johnson, James Fitch, Lydia Montgomery, and Keith Olson–were sworn in last night at City hall by Walker County Judge Danny Pierce . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/CITYCOUNC1-11-20-12.mp3|titles=CITYCOUNC#1-11-20-12] At last night’s meeting, Mayor…

  • Commissioners Help Pine Prairie Firefighters with Radios

    Walker County Commissioners got together for a special session at the Courthouse Monday morning. One of major topics for discussion involved radio funding for The Pine Prairie Volunteer Fire Department. Pine Prairie Chief Mark Robinson…

  • SHSU Regents Approve New Degree & Criminal Justice Departments

    A new online business degree offered by Sam Houston State University that targets students who have not been able to enroll in or complete their undergraduate degree in a traditional setting was among the items…

  • Bullet-Resistant Window Approved for Treasurer’s Collection Window

    Walker County Commissioners considered approving a bullet-resistant window for the Walker County Treasurer’s Collection Window at Monday morning’s court session. County Purchasing agent Mike Williford passed passed along various prices including a bullet-resistant window for…

  • Riverside Aggravated Robbery Suspects Arrested

    Two men, 20-year-old Anthony Callahan Jr. and 19-year-old Raison Harris, were arrested for the aggravated robbery of the Dollar General Store in Riverside Thursday evening. The men made off with $290 dollars from the cash…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in special session this evening at six at City Hall. Councilmembers will canvass the returns of the regular municipal election of November 6th, administer the oath of office to…

  • Keith Olson’s Council Win Confirmed

    A recount done by hand of the votes in the Huntsville City Council race between incumbent Councilmember Keith Olson and opponent Kendall Scudder confirms Olson’s win on November 6th. The recount tally shows Olson got…