Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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…

  • Update on Capitol Shooting

    Sixty-six-year-old Larry Russel Dawson, the man who allegedly pulled out a gun at the U-S Capitol Visitor Center Monday near police officers, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon and assault on a…

  • Walker County Fair Ahead

    The theme of the Walker County Fair this year is “Country Scenes & Children’s Dreams.” The Fair runs April 1st through the 9th. The Chair of Special Events, Steve Fox, fills us in on some…

  • SM Energy Presents Check to Commissioners for Oil Vehicle Road Damage

    In a special ceremony in Commissioners’ Court Monday, County Judge Danny Pierce thanked SM Energy for a check to pay for repairs to some area roads for oil field vehicle damage. Precinct #3 Commissioner Glen…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the dayshift Thursday a known suspect was reported to have sexually assaulted a victim in the 100 block of I-45 South. In the 200 block of I-45 South, a 23-year-old…

  • County to Hire New Part-Time Maintenance Person

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners moved forward to take care of maintenance issues. As the County has recently directly taken over the running of the Storm Shelter, a new part-time maintenance person was needed for that.…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at nine this morning. Commissioners will receive several reports–the Technology Monthly report, the Appraisal District Monthly report and the Treasurer’s Monthly Investment report. Walker County Emergency Management…

  • Dr. Phillip Lyons Talks about Recent Criminal Justice Department Recognition

    According to a recent study, faculty at SHSU’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology are the most productive scholars in the field. We talked with Dean of the College of Criminal Justice at SHSU, Dr.…

  • Bearkat Country Crawfish Boil

    Get ready for the big Bearkat Country Crawfish Boil today. Associate Director for the Department of Student Services, Brandon Cooper,  tell us all about it . . . .

  • Main Street Spring Events

    The Main Street program has some great events lined up for Huntsville this spring, like the Huntsville Music Festival April 21st and 28th. You might remember last year’s Wine Down, Shop Small–well, it’s coming back…