Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HPD Relay for Life Fishing Tournament

    The 3rd Annual HPD Relay for Life Fishing Tournament is open to everyone for a $25 entry fee. Children fish for free. The event will now be on May 14th at 9 AM out at…

  • Senator John Cornyn Comments on Supreme Court Nominees

    On Tuesday of this week our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, stuck by his opinion that the next supreme court associate justice should be nominated by the next president. Senator Cornyn read from letters agreeing…

  • Frank Sinatra, Jr. has Died

    Frank Sinatra, Jr. is dead. The 72-year-old singer died of cardiac arrest while he was on tour in Daytona Beach, Florida. His real name was Francis Wayne Sinatra, but he went by the professional name…

  • Police Investigated a Vehicular Assault Monday

    The Huntsville Item reports that as the result of the vehicle she was in being hit head-on during a domestic disturbance Monday night, a 13-year-old girl received serious injuries. In the 2500 block of Lake…

  • Tuesday’s Primary Elections

    The 2016 presidential primaries continued moving forward in elections Tuesday. In the Republican races, Donald Trump won Florida, Illinois, and North Carolina. John Kasich won his home state of Ohio. In the Democratic competition, Hillary…

  • City Council Looks at Sam Houston Statue & Visitor Center Remodeling Issues

    There was much discussion at last night’s Huntsville City Council session over an approval of an agreement with PGAL Architects to complete design and provide construction observation services for a remodel and expansion to the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Monday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 500 block of Bowers Boulevard. In a case of criminal mischief in the 1200 block of 20th Street, an…

  • Commissioners Agree to Apply for Generator Grant

    At Monday’s regular meeting of County Commissioners, Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis sought permission to apply for a Hazard Mitigation Grant for a generator for the Walker County Courthouse . . . .   Commissioners…

  • College of Criminal Justice Lecture at SHSU

    A special lecture is being presented this week by SHSU’s College of Criminal Justice. Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us all about it . . . .

  • I-10 Closed at Texas-Louisiana Border Due to Rising Flood Waters

    AUSTIN – Due to continued flooding from excessive rainfall along the Texas-Louisiana state line, the Texas Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 10 near the state line. All motorists who are driving eastbound to Louisiana…