Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Warning Shots Fired at Iranian Vessel

    A U-S defense source has reported to the media that the USS Squall patrol craft fired three warning shots from a .50 caliber gun as warning shots on an approaching Iranian vessel in the northern…

  • Cabinet Confirmation Hearings

    Confirmation hearings begin in Washington Tuesday for President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees. Democrats want a delay in the hearings saying several of the nominees have failed to complete the ethic reviews in order to dodge…

  • Strategic Planning Session–Economic Development

    Last week, the Huntsville City Council held a Strategic Planning Session. In his presentation, City Manager Matt Benoit covered a myriad of topics including city appearance, communication, infrastructure, resource development, finance, public safety and economic…

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet

    As the 8th Annual Wounded Warrior Banquet approaches–it’s set for January 26th–spokesperson, retired Lt. Col. David Yebra who was one our guests on “Around Town” this weekend, talks about wounded veterans and where they go…

  • Senator Cornyn Speaks on Obamacare Repeal

    The repeal of Obamacare is a priority to the new administration. From the floor of the senate, our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, addressed the issue . . . .

  • SHSU Student Legal & Mediation Department Speaker Services

    Our guest on “Around Town” recently was the Director of SHSU Student Legal and Mediation Services, Attorney Gene Roberts. He filled us in on the various legal & mediation services students could make use of…

  • City Council Holds Strategic Planning Session

    Huntsville City Councilmembers, Mayor Andy Brauninger, City Manager Matt Benoit and Economic Development advisor Mike Barnes held a Strategic Planning Session in the Huntsville Library Community Room Thursday. Mayor Brauninger opened the meeting, explaining their…

  • HISD Joins Districts Across Texas Calling for Repeal of A-F School Rating System

    Huntsville ISD’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution at its meeting on January 4, 2017, concerning the A-F accountability rating system for Texas public schools. The resolution calls on the Texas Legislature to repeal…

  • Cybersecurity Hearing Held in Washington

    Thursday, the Senate Armed Services Committee met for a hearing on cybersecurity threats, which included a look at accusations of Russian political hacking in the U-S. Committee Chairman John McCain–in addressing National Intelligence Director, General…

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet Ahead-Lt. Col. Yebra Comments on Warrior & Family Support Center

    As we have been reminding you, it’s time now to buy tickets to the upcoming 8th Annual Walker County Wounded Warrior Banquet scheduled for January 26th. It is to honor and support the Lone Survivor…