Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Road Closing–Avenue M and 7th Street

    Deputy City Secretary Megan Kaltenbach informs us that an area at the intersection of Avenue M and 7th Street will be temporarily closed from Thursday, September 1, during the afternoon and into the evening for…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Tuesday in a domestic case in the 600 block of 6th Street a known juvenile was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in family violence–six…

  • City Council Special Session Today

    The Huntsville City Council will have a workshop today at 1:30 in the City Council Chamber. The Council will meet with Walker County Commissioners, the Texas Department of Transportation and the Gulf Coast Strategic Highway…

  • Former Senator Bob Graham Comments on 28-Page Report on 9/11 and Saudi Arabia

    Wednesday at the National Press Club, former Florida Senator Bob Graham talked about recently released classified information, 28 pages from the House Intelligence Committee, on the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Saudi Arabia has been suspected of…

  • Jail Staff Cleared of Wrongdoing in Inmate Death

    The Item reports that a medical examiner has said that 22-year-old Symone Marshall, a Walker County inmate who was taken by ambulance from the Walker County Jail to Huntsville Memorial where she died on May…

  • Obama Commutes Sentences of 111

    In what is said to give deserving inmates a second chance, yesterday President Obama commuted the sentences of 111 federal inmates convicted of nonviolent drug offenses. In Texas, 13 inmates had their sentences shortened. Obama…

  • Donald Trump Going to Mexico

    Tuesday Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced that he had accepted an invitation for a visit with Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto. The meeting, today, is just ahead of a planned speech by Trump on…

  • FBI Directory Comey Speaks at Symantec on Digital Threats

    FBI Director James Comey spoke on cybersecurity threat in the U-S at a Symantec Government Symposium in Washington Monday. He feels, because of the age we live in. we must all take into account the…

  • Recent Grand Jury Results

    Walker County Grand Jury indictments for August 25th include: Bobby Ray Adams for possession of marijuana. Terence Allen for possession of a controlled substance—200 grams. Matthew Beamon for two counts of official oppression. William Bohanon…

  • Zeno Group’s Franny Chudner Comments on Wi-Fi in Local School Buses

    Franny Chudner from Corporate Affairs of the Zeno Group in New York informed us Tuesday that approximately 6300 Huntsville students have found their long bus rides home equipped with a new feature – full service…