Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Sam Houston National Forest Closing as Hurricane Harvey Approaches Texas Coast

    As Hurricane Harvey arrives at the Texas Gulf Coast, Forest Supervisor Eddie Taylor is closing the Sam Houston National Forest, including all campgrounds, trails and boat ramps. Taylor said, “With potentially high winds, possible tornadoes…

  • Entergy Texas Storm Tips

    Entergy Texas reminds customers to remain safe and stay away from downed power lines and flooded areas. Do not walk in standing water and do not venture into areas of debris, since energized and dangerous…

  • Storm Update from City of Huntsville

    The City of Huntsville urges residents to prepare for Tropical Depression Harvey, expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico this weekend and potentially being upgraded to a Tropical Storm or Hurricane. Locally, there is…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 100 block of Memorial Hospital Drive. In the 900 block of University Drive, in a case of retaliation, a…

  • SHSU Regents Approve Osteopathic Medical Degree

    Sam Houston State University is one step closer to being able to offer the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree, following approval by the university’s governing body last week. The Texas State University System Board of…

  • Brown Bag Lecture on Storm Preparation Today

    The City of Huntsville’s Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC), John Waldo, will speak about a “Tool Box for All Hazards” at the Brown Bag Lecture today at the library in Huntsville. Waldo will discuss how to…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 900 block of Avenue H. A residential burglary was reported in the 1200 block of University Avenue. A case…

  • Walker County Hospital District Board of Managers Meet

    The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District will hold a regular meeting, open to the public, this evening at six at Huntsville Memorial Hospital Room A. The Board will: Take comments from…

  • November Election Filings for City Ballot

    The position for mayor and Councilmembers for Wards 1-4 will be on the November 7, 2017 general election ballot. Filing for the positions ran from July 22, 2017 to August 21, 2017, from 8 a.m.…

  • West Hill Apartment Home Community Breaking Ground

    Bius Investments informs us that, “The West Hill apartment home community is breaking ground and will soon rise out of the hill on the west side of Huntsville. The development is being constructed on Col.…