Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Local Vet Jake McWhorter Needs Medical Fee Help

    Marine and Iraq War veteran Jacob McWhorter is in need of help for medical treatment fees. According to a local source, since he returned from his deployment in 2008 he has been in constant pain.…

  • Police Academy Scheduled

    The Huntsville Police Department will have a Citizen’s Police Academy every Monday night from 6 PM to 9 PM from April 13th through July 10th. During the 13 weeks, participants will hear from HPD officers…

  • Register For Spring Classes At The Wynne Home Now

    You can register for spring classes at the Wynne Home Arts Center now. Cultural Services Coordinator Linda Pease fills us in . . . .   Classes begin March 16th. Linda Pease will be our…

  • Ag Commissioner Sid Miller Talks About FFA

    4-H and FFA have played a vital role in inspiring young people in Huntsville and Walker County to become leaders. Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller was a former FFA member and said that it “played…

  • Street Assessment Approved By Council

    One of the several issues the Huntsville City Council discussed last night in their regular session was authorizing the City Manager to sign a contract with Infrastructure Management Services to perform a street condition assessment…

  • Senate Homeland Funding Bill Passes Without Congressman Brady’s Support

    By a vote of 257-167, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday to fund the Department of Homeland Security through the end of September. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady of Texas voted “no”. Mr.…

  • Prime Minister Netahyahu Delivers Powerful Address To Joint Session

    The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, addressed a joint session of congress Tuesday morning and was met with overwhelming applause and acceptance. Several Democrats and Obama administration officials were not in attendance, but news…

  • Entergy Contract Crews Are In Huntsville

    Contract crews working for Entergy Texas, Inc. are on the move, trimming vegetation, limbs and brush away from power lines in Huntsville. Contract crews have two power lines to clear, both of which originate at…

  • Gerald Irons To Speak At SHSU

    The man coming to speak at SHSU had a 10-year career in the National Football League, during which time he was a linebacker for the Oakland Raiders and Cleveland Browns.  Following his retirement, he tackled…

  • Country Star Contest Back Again

    If you’re a country singer, let us remind you of the big event that comes up each year around this time. Spokesperson Steve Fox tells us all about it . . . .