Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Wynne Home Christmas Event Saturday

    We’ve been updating you this week on what will be going on to celebrate Christmas at the Wynne Home in Huntsville this weekend. Cultural Services Coordinator Linda Pease fills us on what’s happening Saturday .…

  • Martin Execution Held Last Night

    Over 200 TDCJ correctional officers gathered outside the Walls Unit last night as 43-year-old Jerry Martin was executed by lethal injection for the 2007 murder of officer Susan Canfield during an escape. A large photo…

  • Council Discusses City Retirement Benefits

    Tuesday night, Huntsville City councilmembers began tackling the issue of establishing stable retirement benefits for City employees. City Finance Director Steve Ritter discussed various ways to do this. In a conversation with Ritter, Ward #4…

  • Job Recruitment for Vets

    The military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary will produce a Veteran Opportunity Expo, a hiring event for veterans and other men and women with military backgrounds, at Minute Maid Park on Thursday, December 5th. DeVry University will…

  • Wynne Home Celebrates Christmas Events this Weekend

    The Wynne Home Arts Center will offer three days of holiday events this weekend, and citizens and visitors of all ages and interests are encouraged to take part. According to Cultural Services Coordinator Linda Pease,…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples on Texas-Grown Christmas Trees

    If you haven’t purchased your tree for Christmas yet, consider buying trees grown in Texas. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says, “There are approximately 150 Christmas tree farms across the state that produce 200,000 trees…

  • Execution & Vigil Tonight

    The TDCJ inmate convicted of the 2007 murder of correctional officer Susan Canfield, 43-year-old Jerry Duane Martin, is set to be executed by lethal injection tonight at six in Huntsville. During an escape attempt in…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Tonight’s “Statutory Agenda” includes Director of Community and Economic Development Aron Kulhavy discussing the first reading of a request…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Friday’s day shift 43-year-old Jackie Wilson was arrested at Bois D’ Arc and Normal Park for evading with a vehicle and evading arrest. On the night shift Friday, a 33-year-old…

  • Judge Pierce on Fire Protection Cooperation

    The ability to rapidly respond to local fires was proven a great necessity back during the wildfires of the big drought in Walker County. The need for fire protection county-wide continues. The City and County…