Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • DPS Encourages Vigilance on 15th Anniversary of 9/11

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is calling on Texans to remain vigilant regarding potential crime and terrorist activity as the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks approaches. The public should always be…

  • Hillary Clinton Holds Brief News Conference Thursday

    Thursday, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a 16 minute news conference standing on the tarmac in front of her campaign plane in White Plains, New York. It was her first formal press conference in…

  • Trump Speaks at Rally in Cleveland

    Meanwhile, as the war of words between presidential candidates continued Thursday, Republican candidate Donald Trump fired back at Clinton during a campaign event in Cleveland . . . .

  • Speaker Paul Ryan Comments on Obamacare Issues

    Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan held his first weekly briefing since the congressional recess in August. He touched on a number of issues from the upcoming elections to Planned Parenthood. An important issue of the…

  • SHSU Urges Phone Number Updating for KatSafe Users

    From weather closings to safety issues, SHSU uses a variety of methods through KatSafe to provide alerts and updates on situations affecting the SHSU community. Among those are website messaging, outdoor sirens, voice mail, email,…

  • Special Family Event at Library Tonight

    Tonight, the Huntsville Public Library has a special event planned for the family. Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail updates us . . . .

  • Courthouse Hours Update–Friday

    Administrative Assistant to County Judge Danny Pierce, Elizabeth Jan, informs us that offices in the Walker County Courthouse will be open only from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 9th due to the continued…

  • New Waverly Firefighters Extricate Victim Trapped in Wednesday Accident

    New Waverly Firefighter and Paramedic Jimmy Williams reports that a driver was critically injured Wednesday afternoon when the car he was driving struck the rear of a Houston ISD School Bus traveling in the southbound…

  • Road Rage Incident Reported Tuesday Evening

    According to a report in the Item, HPD investigated a road rage incident that occurred on Highway 30 Tuesday evening. During the incident, it was reported that 22-year-old Austin Lechinger of Shiro fired one shot…

  • Trump & Clinton Appear Separately at National Security Forum

    Although not appearing on stage at the same time, presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took on each other at a national security forum at the USS Intrepid Museum in New York on Wednesday.…