Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale Coming Up

    Spokesperson Ce Cowart Schlicher informs us that the Walker County Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale will be this Saturday, March 12th, from 8 AM to two, at the Demonstration Garden located at 102 Tam Road,…

  • Senate Hearing with Central Command-Comments on Iranian Activities

    Tuesday, the Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on U-S led anti-terrorism efforts with leaders of Central, Africa and Special Operations Commands. One area of the anti-terrorism issues they discussed had to do with…

  • Applications Open for Texas Game Warden

    The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is building its next generation of elite state law enforcement officers with the 61st Texas Game Warden Cadet class. Applications are open now through April 30. Applicants must be…

  • Flash Flood Watch in Effect at Noon Today

    A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS IN EFFECT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD BY LATE TODAY. STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL BE…

  • Shooting in Riverside

    The Huntsville Item reports that Riverside resident Lewis Long was shot Sunday by 63-year-old Michael Gann in the 100 block of Tejas Drive in Riverside around 7 PM. The men had gotten into an argument.…

  • More Voting Across Country Tonight

    There are more primaries and caucuses for both parties across the country today. Both parties will hold primaries in Michigan and Mississippi. Republicans have caucusing in Idaho and voting in the primary in Hawaii. Michigan…

  • Spring Classes at Wynne Home

    Huntsville’s Cultural Services Coordinator Linda Pease informs us that the Wynne Home has spring classes starting up this month . . . .   Those interested can register by coming to the Wynne Home at…

  • State Department Briefing–North Korea Issue

    At Monday’s Daily State Department Briefing, spokesperson John Kirby spoke on various international issues. Joint U-S/South Korean military exercises began in South Korea on Monday. In regard to the recent aggressive behavior of the North…

  • Sen. Cornyn Urges Support of an Amendment in Opioid Bill

    From the floor of the U-S Senate, just last week our Senator from Texas John Cornyn urged support for an amendment to address mental health in an opioid bill . . . .   Senator…

  • Nancy Reagan Dies

    Nancy Reagan has died. The widow of former President Ronald Reagan died at her home in Los Angeles Sunday morning of congestive heart failure at the age of 94. She will be buried next to…