Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Joint Investigation Leads To Multiple Arrests In Walker County

    U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson along with Special Agent in Charge Joseph M. Arabit of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Special Agent in Charge Robert W. Elder of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives…

  • Head Start Looking For Local Citizens To Adopt Families

    Huntsville’s Head Start is seeking individuals, businesses and organizations to adopt families in need this Christmas season. Social Services Coordinator Maria Dooley says, “We serve 111 families, and out of those families we have 31…

  • Firefighter Jimmy Williams Comments On Smoke Detectors

    We’ve been talking recently about the issues of home fires during the holidays. Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was New Waverly Firefighter and Public Information Officer Jimmy Williams. Smoke detectors in the…

  • Comptroller Combs On Rising College Costs

    Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released a report examining the growth of college tuition costs and its impact on student loan debt. In Footing the Bill: Rising College Costs, Deepening Debt, the Comptroller’s office details impacts…

  • Bearkats To Take On Villanova Saturday

    A big crowd of Bearkat Football fans lined up for the sendoff of the team in buses around 11 Thursday morning from the Mafrige Field house to travel to play Villanova this weekend . .…

  • New Kroger Coming To Huntsville

    Kroger Store spokeswoman Kristal Howard reported to the Item newspaper that construction of a new 91,000 square-foot Kroger Signature Store will begin in Huntsville on Monday. It’ll have a Kroger Fuel Center and Pharmacy. It…

  • Crime Stopper Update

    Crime Stoppers reports that: On Monday, December 1, 2014, the Storeroom Inc. on Palm Street had two units broken into by a male suspect. The suspect was described as being 5`8″, about 150 pounds, and…

  • Firefighter Jimmy Williams Comments On Home Fire Safety

    New Waverly Firefighter Jimmy Williams tells us that cooking is a major cause of fires in the home . . . .  

  • Speaker Boehner Speaks At Press Briefing Thursday

    At the House Speaker Briefing in Washington Thursday, Congressman John Boehner was asked, “Aside from your plans on immigration, what else is at the top of your priority list once your party takes control of…

  • CIA Director Brennan On Effects Of Enhanced Interrogation Techniques

    CIA Director John Brennan held a press conference in reference to the recent study on CIA enhanced interrogation techniques released by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence following the 9-11 attacks. Director Brennan was asked…