Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Accident Investigation On Highway 30 Overpass At I-45 Conducted Thursday

    Thursday, the overpass over I-45 on Highway 30 was closed for a while and traffic re-routed. During the closure, DPS Troopers worked to measure and recreate the scene of a fatal accident that happened at…

  • Data On Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Released

    In regard to the unaccompanied children crossing the U-S border, data made available by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families shows that four states are getting 46 percent of…

  • Library Program For Kids Today

    If you’re looking for something to take the kids to today, another Helen Wheat Cultural Endowment Special Program is offered. Huntsville Public Library Children’s Coordinator Janelle Valera updates us . . . . LIBRARYPROG7-24-14  

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday two thefts were reported–one in the 2600 block of 11th Street and the other in the 5000 block of Sam Houston Avenue. In the 2600 block…

  • Border Issues Activity In Washington–Update

    The fate of Central American children who have been illegally entering the United States is under continual debate in Washington. Texas Senator John Cornyn has called on Majority Leader Harry Reid to bring the HUMANE…

  • Justin Gilbert Signs With Cleveland Browns

    Huntsville native and Huntsville High School graduate Justin Gilbert was a first round draft pick for the Cleveland Browns Wednesday. The 202-pound, six-foot football great from Oklahoma State was the eighth overall pick in the…

  • Four Booked On Theft Of Property

    Four people–39-year-old Kevin Bright, 37-year-old Robert Henkhause, 41-year-old Robin Harrison and 36-year-old Candace McDaniel of Conroe–were booked into the Walker County Jail on theft of property charges. The arrests were initiated following an investigation that…

  • Again, SHSU A Great Place To Work

    As you may have heard, SHSU is a great place to work. Associate Director of Communications at the university, Julia May, tells us more . . . . SHSUGRTWK7-23-14  

  • Beware Of Caller Scam

    The Walker County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform citizens to be aware of a current scam that is taking place locally. Numerous people in the community have been receiving automated phone calls. The caller…

  • Council Meets On Budget

    The Huntsville City Council met this week to discuss the proposed 2014-15 budget. On August 5th, the council will discuss the tax rate and set public hearings for the tax rate if required. On August…