Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Calli Dretke Bond Reinstated

    Three-hundred-and-fifty-ninth District Court Judge Kathleen Hamilton reinstated bond at $25,000 dollars for 26-year-old Calli Dretke Monday. She had been held in the Montgomery County Jail since Friday, after she allegedly submitted two diluted court-ordered urine…

  • Chamber of Commerce New Teacher Project Underway

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce education committee is actively pursuing a project right now. Chamber President Carol Smith tells us more . . . . Drop your donations off at the Chamber office on…

  • SHSU Football Dinner & Auction Coming Up

    SHSU’S 24TH Annual football dinner and auction is set for Friday, July 27th, at the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. Doors will open and the silent auction will begin at 5 PM. Assistant Coach Ben Beasley…

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners meet this morning at the Courthouse for a special session at nine. Several departments or organizations will be making their budget presentations for fiscal year 2012-13, including Emergency Services District #2, CASA,…

  • Calli Dretke Arrested Following Bond Revocation

    Twenty-six-year old Calli Dretke, originally arrested April 22nd after her Toyota SUV ran into a Breath Alcohol Testing van and two Montgomery County patrol vehicles on Research Forest Road in the Woodlands, has been arrested…

  • Geneaology Lock-in Planned

    Huntsville Public Library Adult Services and Interlibrary Loan Coordinator, Denise Tilson, informs us that the library and the Genealogical Society, after a year of no lock-ins, are having a summer lock-in on Friday, August 17th,…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Workshop

    The Huntsville Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold a Board Workshop at the Hawkins Administration Building this afternoon at 5:30. Trustees will discuss a facility needs assessment, considering financial implications and a possible…

  • Highway 19 Site for Research Park Still Under Consideration

    Although SHSU has requested that the City of Huntsville continues to help gather information about other possible locations for their proposed research park, university president Dana Gibson has confirmed in a published email that “the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a 22-year-old man was arrested in the 1000 block of Avenue N for possession of a controlled substance. On Tuesday’s night shift, in the 1500 block…

  • Senator Cornyn on Eric Holder’s Texas Voter ID Comments

    Closing arguments were set to begin in federal court in Washington this morning at a trial which will decide the legality of the Texas voter ID law. A three-judge panel will determine whether the law…