Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Senate Report On CIA Interrogations

    Tuesday, the Senate Select Committe on Intelligence Chair Dianee Feinstein presented the statement about her committee’s report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation techniques . . . .   South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham spoke…

  • Strategic Planning Meeting

    Huntsville City Councilmembers were slated to attend and participate in a Strategic Planning Session today in the Huntsville Public Library Community Room. The meeting began at 8:30 this morning. The event is open to the…

  • No Burn Ban Or Fireworks Ban In County

    In Commissioners’ Court, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis explained the current moisture situation in the county with a Keetch-Byram Drought Index map showing the condition on the ground Monday . . . .…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday a trailer and two mowers were stolen from the 600 block of Highway 190. A known suspect passed counterfeit money in the 2500 block of Sam…

  • HISD Announces Reception For New Superintendent

    The Huntsville Independent School District Board of Trustees and District Administration invites you to a Welcome Reception honoring Dr. Howell Wright, the new Superintendent of Schools. Stop by and welcome Dr. Wright to the district…

  • County Purchasing Director On RFQ’s For Architect & Engineering Projects

    County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford approached commissioners Monday to put together a Request for Qualifications setup for Architect and Engineering, or A & E services, for various repair projects . . . .   County…

  • Bearkats Update

    After FCS playoff victories over No. 11 Southeastern Louisiana and No. 3 Jacksonville State, Sam Houston will take on No. 5 Villanova at 12 noon Saturday, December 13, at  Villanova Stadium in Pennsylvania. The game…

  • Veterans Honored

    The SHSU Military Department and local officials held a remembrance of World War II and Pearl Harbor Veterans and local war hero M-B Etheredge Friday at the main flagpoles at Johnson Coliseum. University Military Chair,…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. County Auditor Patricia Allen will discuss approval of payment to the City for participation in the Trash Bash 2014 for…

  • Subdivisions On The Horizon

    New subdivisions are on the horizon for Walker County. Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Walker County Judge Danny Pierce. He filled us in on Texas Grand Ranch Estates . . . .…