Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • October City Water Maintenance Successful

    The City of Huntsville conducted a successful maintenance process on its water distribution system during October, and the staff would like to thank all residents for their cooperation and patience during the process. According to…

  • Testimony on the Obamacare Rollout Continued Tuesday

    The back-and-forth on Obamacare in Washington continues. Tuesday–before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee–Republican Senator from Tennessee Lamar Alexander questioned Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner on issues related to…

  • Texas Equine Incentive Program

    Horses are a big focus of interest in our part of the state. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says, “The horse industry has a statewide economic impact of more than $5 billion a year.” To…

  • Elections Held Today

    The November 5th  Regular and Special Election, to be facilitated by Walker County, will include City races for Mayor at-Large, four Council ward positions and a Special Election for Position 1 at-Large, as well as…

  • Santa’s Helpers Bowling Tournament Saturday

    You are invited to participate in or help sponsor the Santa’s Helpers Bowling Tournament scheduled for Saturday, November 9th, at noon at Huntsville Lanes. Registration will begin at 11:30. Santa’s Helpers is a ministry that…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shif Saturday police were called to the 1200 block of Sycamore Avenue where two roomates were involved in a dispute. At the same address, 54-year-old Arthur Lee Miller…

  • Channel 13 News Anchor Dave Ward to Speak at SHSU

    Dave Ward, who is believed to hold the longest tenure for a broadcaster at a single station, will return to Huntsville on Nov. 14th to “mingle” with members of the Bearkat and local communities. The…

  • Father Arrested for Abandoning or Endangering

    Twenty-five-year-old SHSU student Jonathan Nelson was arrested for abandoning or endangering a child Friday after his 3-year-old son was found wandering around a construction project around 11:30 in the morning at Highway 19 and Bearkat…

  • Marine Corps Birthday Celebration Coming Up

    A special birthday celebration for a branch of the service is coming up. HEARTS Veterans Museum President Richie Harris fills us in . . . . MARINCORP11-1-13  

  • SHSU’s Lt. Col. Robert McCormick on Training Leaders

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was SHSU’s new Military Science Chair, Lt. Col. Robert McCormick. His job is to turn his ROTC cadets into leaders. We asked him how he went about…