Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Juvenile Residence Center Meeting Ahead

    In regard to a proposed Juvenile Residence Center in Walker County, local citizen Ann Darby informs us that a meeting is coming up . . . .   Ms. Darby said, “The meeting is in…

  • Ben Rhodes Absent from Oversight Committee Yesterday

    The White House has said Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes would not be testifying before a House Oversight Committee yesterday about the Iran nuclear deal, referring to it as a “separation of powers” issue.…

  • Fatal Crash Monday

    There was a fatal accident north of New Waverly around 5 PM Monday that closed down I-45 for several hours. The crash was reported as a head-on collision. The New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department responded.

  • Early Voting Update

    Walker County elections manager Julie Cooper reports that the total number of voters checked-in during the first day of early voting Monday was 355; of those voters, 10 voted in the Democratic Primary, and 345…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. They will meet for a work session at three this afternoon before the meeting to receive presentations from PGAL–or…

  • Venue Change Requested for John Ray Falk

    According to the Huntsville Item, Monday Judge Bill McAdams heard witnesses from the defense and prosecution in regard to whether John Ray Falk, Jr., who is accused of being part of an attempted escape that…

  • More on Iran’s Treatment of Captured Sailors

    The Washington Free Beacon reports that House Armed Services Committee member, Virginia Republican Representative Randy Forbes, says that the secret details of the treatment of the American sailors captured by the Iranian Military earlier this…

  • Boys & Girls Club Summer Camp Coming Up

    Boys & Girls Club Summer Camp will be getting underway soon. Executive Director Michelle Spencer tells us all about it . . . .   To sign up, visit the website walkercountykids.org or call 291-6054.

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a commercial burglary was investigated in the 100 block of I-45. In the 1000 block of MLK, counterfeit money was found. In the 2400 block…

  • Teenager Killed in Accident Friday Night

    The Huntsville Item over the weekend reported that a 14-year-old girl was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street Friday night around 10:30 at Highway 75 South near David Street. Emergency responders attempted to…