Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Professor Mike Yawn on Upcoming Glen Frankel Presentation

    SHSU’s Center for Law, Engagement and Politics is bringing in a well-known author and journalist to Huntsville tomorrow. Political Science professor Mike Yawn tells us all about it . . . .

  • Sheriff’s Office Inmate Medical Fund

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners, as a matter of clarification and for a personal update, Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White asked County Auditor Patricia Allen in regard to the Sheriff’s Office inmate…

  • Texas Trade

    Texas trade with the rest of the world is of important economic benefit to our state. An important component of our trade are our agricultural products. Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller said last year he…

  • Russia a No-Show for the Nuke Conference

    Fifty-six nations and organizations are in Washington for the Nuclear Security Summit. One of the major players when it comes to nuclear weapons is not here. At Wednesday’s White House Daily Briefing with Press Secretary…

  • Council Holds Special Session Tuesday Night

    The Huntsville City Council got together for a special session Tuesday night to receive legal advice on the Town Creek Drainage Project implementation. They met in closed Executive Session. When they reconvened from their closed…

  • Walker County Fair & Rodeo Parade Ahead

    The Walker County Fair & Rodeo Parade will be marching through town tomorrow. Parade Co-chair Steven Gregory has more . . . .

  • County Commissioners Accept Audit

    The County did well on their recent audit. Shelby Lackey from Lackey, Hereford, Lynch, Sellars & Kirkham presented the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. or CAFR, completed by the County Auditor’s staff for the fiscal year…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 500 block of Vicki. In the 200 block of I-45, police looked into a case of an unknown person…

  • Defense Department Press Secretary Comments on Securing Nuclear Materials

    Leaders from around the world will be arriving in the U-S today for a meeting in Washington focusing on securing nuclear material. With all the concern recently about possible “dirty bombs” used by terrorists, Defense…

  • EgyptAir Plane Hijacker Arrested

    According to the Cypriot Foreign Ministry, a man who said he was wearing an explosive vest who hijacked an EgyptAir plane today and forced it to land in Cyprus, has been arrested. At one point…