Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Library Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    The Huntsville Public Library is celebrating their 50th anniversary with a family-friendly carnival from 1 to 3 PM Saturday, September 23rd. The carnival will feature a photo booth, sand art, popcorn, cake, face painting, balloon…

  • SHSU Appoints New Associate Vice Provost

    Christopher Maynard, who most recently served as associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Alabama, has been appointed associate vice provost for Sam Houston State University. Maynard said,…

  • Texas Health and Human Services at Storm Shelter Monday for D-Snap

    The state is rolling out disaster food assistance in Walker County, commonly known as D-SNAP. Representatives from Texas Health & Human Services will be at the Walker County Storm Shelter assisting residents with disaster food…

  • FEMA Mobile Unit

    The Mobile FEMA Unit in Riverside will relocate to the New Waverly area today around 1:00 p.m. They will be set up at the lot next to Prosperity Bank and will be there today and…

  • Hurricane Maria Update

    Puerto Rico has been hit hard by Hurricane Maria, causing extensive damage to structures and leaving no electrical power across the entire island. It has been predicted that it will take weeks or even months…

  • Councilmember Allen Censured by City Council

    Huntsville City Councilmembers agreed to adopt a censure resolution in regard to Councilmember Ron Allen at this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council. We talked with Councilmember Paul Davidhizar who explained, “In July,…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday an unknown suspect was reported to have damaged property in the 2100 block of Sam Houston Avenue. A theft of a firearm was reported to the…

  • Heart of Huntsville Program

    This will be the third year for the Heart of Huntsville program. It’s presented by SHSU’s Center for Law, Engagement and Politics. Political Science Professor Mike Yawn tells us all about it . . .…

  • Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Extended for 39 Counties

    The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has announced that the deadline has been extended to October 31, 2017 for individuals filing for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in all 39 counties declared in Presidential Disaster Declaration FEMA 4332-DR.…

  • Road Closing

    Administrative Assistant for Walker County Road & Bridge Precinct #3, Luciann Smith, informs us that Wood Farm Road will be closed from McGilberry to Tejas from 3 PM to 6 PM for road repair today.