Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Early Voting Update

    Walker County elections manager Julie Cooper informs us that the total number of voters checked-in during early voting Thursday was 1,284.  This makes for a total of 5,753 voters checked-in during early voting in the…

  • Arrests Made in Connection with Skeletal Remains Discovery

    KBTX Channel 3 reports that Huntsville Police have arrested two individuals in connection with the September discovery of skeletal remains in the Huntsville area. The two individuals, who are now in the Walker County Jail…

  • Flag Dedication Ceremony Held Thursday at HEARTS Museum

    The HEARTS Veterans Museum held a Flag Dedication Ceremony Thursday morning, outside in front of the museum. A large crowd turned out for the ceremony. Command Sergeant Major US Army Retired Mark Robinson, executive director…

  • HPD Initiates DDACTS–Data Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety

    A new approach to dealing with crime and traffic safety is called “D-DACTS.” It’s initially underway in Huntsville. We talked with HPD Lt. Jim Barnes . . .   HPD Lt. Jim Barnes will be…

  • Sen. Schwertner To Lead New Child Protection Work Group

    At the conclusion of Wednesday night’s Senate Finance Committee hearing, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) was tasked with leading the new Senate Workgroup on Child Protection, a subset of the Senate Finance Committee that will evaluate…

  • Scare on Square Saturday

    The City of Huntsville Main Street Program invites you to the 14th annual Scare on the Square on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 2 to 5:30 p.m. in downtown Huntsville. Entry fee is $1. The community…

  • Walker County Hospital District Signs Letter of Intent

    This afternoon Walker County Hospital District Chairman Robert Hardy stopped by the newsroom for an important announcement . . . .

  • Early Voting Update

    Walker County Elections Manager Julie Cooper reports that the total number of voters checked-in during early voting Wednesday was 1,414. This makes for a total of 4,469 voters checked-in during early voting in the November…

  • Former HHS Teacher’s Assistant Sentenced to Prison

    Twenty-nine-year-old Darius Jarrod Hopkins, a former coach and teacher’s assistant at Huntsville High School, was sentenced to 5 years at TDCJ by District Judge Donald Kraemer Wednesday according to the the Huntsville Item. He is…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a known suspect stole money from an elderly victim in the 600 block of I-45 South. A known suspect was reported to have harassed a victim…