Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • President Obama Commutes the Sentences of a Large Number of Federal Inmates

    Wednesday, President Barak Obama commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates. This includes 67 of them serving life sentences. It is the largest number of commutations on one day in over 100 years. Close to…

  • City Council Discusses Early Voting Branch Site

    There will be a branch site during early voting for the upcoming November election. At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Councilmember Tish Humphrey asked City Secretary Lee Woodward if the branch…

  • HISD Trustees Meet

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet this evening at six at the Hawkins Administration Building for a Special-Called Workshop. They will meet district and campus and administrative staff with a district update, and there…

  • Baldwin Trial Continued Wednesday

    The Huntsville Item reports that the aggravated assault with a deadly weapon trial of 32-year-old Ira James Baldwin continued in 278th Judicial district Court Wednesday. Jurors heard the testimony of Lee’Wayna Ferguson who said Baldwin…

  • Unity Event in Huntsville this Weekend

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, Mayor Andy Brauninger filled everyone in on an event coming up to help foster harmony in Huntsville . . . .

  • City Council Approves Maximum Tax Rate

    During their regular session Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council considered adopting a maximum property tax rate for the City. Mayor Andy Brauninger announced the item up for vote on the Statutory Agenda . .…

  • SHSU Graduation Details

    SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt tells us, “Two of the areas leaders in banking and health care will make a short trip on August 5th to address Sam Houston State University’s almost 960 graduates…

  • Obama Says Trump “Unfit” for the Job of President

    During a press conference with Singapore’s Prime Minister Tuesday at the White House, President Obama informed the press that Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump was not the right kind of person to be president .…

  • Iran Hostage Deal–Ransom Payment Made?

    Tuesday, the Wall street journal reported that the U.S. government flew the equivalent of $400 million to Iran this past January, which happened as four detained Americans were released by Tehran. The money was the…

  • Long Term Recovery Meeting Scheduled

    The next meeting of the Walker County Long Term Recovery Committee is scheduled for Thursday, August 4th at 6 PM at the Walker County Storm Shelter.