Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Sheriff McRae Updates New County Jail Inspections

    On “Around Town” this weekend, we’ll be taking a walking tour of the new Walker County Jail with Sheriff Clint McCrae and Jail Administrator Captain Steve Fisher. As the jail nears completion, Sheriff McCrae fills…

  • SAAFE House “Strike Out Abuse” Tournament Coming Up

    SAAFE House is proud to announce the 11th Annual Strike Out Abuse Bowling Tournament on Saturday March 1st at Huntsville Lanes on I-45. Bowling times are 11:00 am and 2:00 pm and the teams will…

  • HISD School Update

    HISD is currently monitoring the weather conditions for our area and will make a decision later this afternoon about possible closure for tomorrow. All Mance Park Middle School athletic events scheduled for this evening, both…

  • Winter Storm Warning Issued for 5 PM

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR FREEZING RAIN… ICE PELLETS… AND SNOW… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM CST FRIDAY. THE WINTER…

  • HISD Board Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting at the Huntsville High School this evening at six. The Board will recognize employees and students for their accomplishments. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes adoption of…

  • Splawn Trial Continues

    Forty-six-year-old Edgar Tamayo was executed by lethal injection Wednesday at the Walls Unit for the fatal shooting of 24-year-old officer Guy Gaddis in 1994. Last-appeals were rejected by the courts. Attorneys argued that Tamayo was…

  • Edgar Tamayo Executed Wednesday

    Forty-six-year-old Edgar Tamayo was executed by lethal injection Wednesday at the Walls Unit for the fatal shooting of 24-year-old officer Guy Gaddis in 1994. Last-appeals were rejected by the courts. Attorneys argued that Tamayo was…

  • Free Income Tax Help Available

    Free income tax preparation is being offered again for individuals in Huntsville this year. Spokesperson Dick Morton tells us more . . . . TAXSERV1-22-14 You don’t have to be a member of AARP to…

  • Man Pleads Guilty to Murder

    This morning at nine a local jury will begin to decide the punishment for local resident Plato Splawn Jr. who has pled guilty to attempted capital murder in a double shooting that occurred three years…

  • Crime Stoppers Honored

    HPD Detective Marvin Hyvl along with members of the local Walker County/Huntsville Crime Stoppers Board were on hand at the Huntsville City Council last night to hear Mayor Mac Woodward proclaim Crime Stoppers month in…