Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Tuesday’s Primary Elections

    The 2016 presidential primaries continued moving forward in elections Tuesday. In the Republican races, Donald Trump won Florida, Illinois, and North Carolina. John Kasich won his home state of Ohio. In the Democratic competition, Hillary…

  • City Council Looks at Sam Houston Statue & Visitor Center Remodeling Issues

    There was much discussion at last night’s Huntsville City Council session over an approval of an agreement with PGAL Architects to complete design and provide construction observation services for a remodel and expansion to the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Monday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 500 block of Bowers Boulevard. In a case of criminal mischief in the 1200 block of 20th Street, an…

  • Commissioners Agree to Apply for Generator Grant

    At Monday’s regular meeting of County Commissioners, Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis sought permission to apply for a Hazard Mitigation Grant for a generator for the Walker County Courthouse . . . .   Commissioners…

  • College of Criminal Justice Lecture at SHSU

    A special lecture is being presented this week by SHSU’s College of Criminal Justice. Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us all about it . . . .

  • I-10 Closed at Texas-Louisiana Border Due to Rising Flood Waters

    AUSTIN – Due to continued flooding from excessive rainfall along the Texas-Louisiana state line, the Texas Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 10 near the state line. All motorists who are driving eastbound to Louisiana…

  • Search for 14-Year-Old Missing Girl Continues

    The FBI is now involved in the search for a missing 14-year-old girl. Reports say Adriana Coronado was last heard from around one in the morning last Saturday in Katy. The body of her father,…

  • Presidential Primaries Today in Five States

    There are crucial presidential primaries getting underway today in five states–Florida, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri and North Carolina. Polls indicate that Donald Trump is ahead of Marco Rubio in Rubio’s home state of Florida, while one…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council meets at six tonight at City Hall. Before the meeting, there will be a work session where the council will hear from PGAL Architects representative Jeff Gerber on the proposed Visitor…

  • Storm Shelter Policy Changes

    Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis addressed commissioners at their regular meeting Monday morning about needed amendments to the Walker County Storm Shelter policy. Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White updated us on some the changes…