Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congressman Brady on Obamaconomy

    Congressman Kevin Brady gives “Obamanomics” an “F.” He doesn’t think President Obama should be bragging about the legacy of a good economy . . . .

  • Terrorist Kills 49 People at Florida Nightclub

    Sunday morning, Omar Mateen, who pledged allegiance to the ISIS terrorist organization shot and killed 49 people and wounded at least 53 in a gay bar known as Pulse in Orlando, Florida. ISIS has claimed…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Today’s “Statutory Agenda” includes several items: There will be courthouse chiller replacement bid presentations by Har-Con and Magnum. County…

  • HISD Athletics Announces Coaching Hires

    The Huntsville ISD Athletics Department announces multiple coaching hires in preparation of the 2016-2017 school year. Coach Rodney Southern, HISD Athletics Director, announced late this week that he has made his final decisions in filling…

  • FEMA’s Tiana Suber Comments on Applying for Disaster Assistance

    FEMA Public Information Officer Tiana Suber stopped by our newsroom recently to pass along information to the local public . . . .

  • Commissioner White Comments on Budget

    Walker County Commissioner for Precinct #2, Ronnie White, was our guest on”Around Town” over the weekend. We asked him about budget spending in the future, if he saw any severe issues ahead . . .…

  • City of Huntsville Requests Citizens Minimize Unnecessary Outdoor Water Usage

    The City of Huntsville is requesting that citizens minimize unnecessary outdoor water usage for the next week. The City’s major source of water is the TRA Plant. This plant receives water from the Trinity River…

  • HISD Employee Killed in Wreck

    The Huntsville Item reports that Wednesday evening 40-year-old HISD employee Lutrena Archie-Davidson was killed in a head-on accident on State Highway 30 West by a suspected intoxicated driver. The paper and DPS reports the suspected…

  • Obama Endorses Clinton

    In a well-produced video with a bed of music effects underneath, President Barak Obama endorsed presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. . . . .   Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders met with the president…

  • Sheriff McRae Comments on IRS Scam

    There has been an IRS scam underway locally. Sheriff Clint McRae passed along this information to us . . . .   Sheriff McRae has requested that if someone receives one of these fraudulent calls…