Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Early Voting Update

    Walker County Elections Manager Julie Cooper reports that the total number of voters checked-in during early voting Saturday was 339 and for Sunday was 356. This makes for a total of 7,944 voters checked-in during…

  • More on Clinton Email Server Issue

    Fox News reports that the director of the FBI, James Comey, decided to reopen the Hillary Clinton email server investigation because of the uncovering of Clinton related emails found in an investigation related to sexting…

  • Construction Projects Downtown & Traffic

    Huntsville City Secretary Lee Woodward informs us that, “The City of Huntsville is proceeding with a number of construction projects in the downtown area . . . .”   The city suggests leaving early and…

  • Halloween Driving Safety

    Today is officially Halloween. DPS offers the following tips to keep in mind while driving during Halloween: Don’t drink and drive. (Designate a sober driver or take a cab.) Eliminate distractions, including the usage of…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on IRS Email Issues

    Just this past week Congressman Kevin Brady reported, “The Treasury Department’s watchdog released a report recently on the IRS in their failure to modernize its e-mail system. “ He says, “This is something all federal…

  • SHSU Staff Council “Spooktacular Breakfast”

    The Sam Houston State University Staff Council will treat their colleagues to a hauntingly good time during its annual “Spooktacular Breakfast” this morning. Breakfast will be served from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the small Lowman Student…

  • Breaking News: FBI Reopening Investigation into Hillary Clinton’s Emails

    In a letter to congress just being released today, FBI Director James Comey says he is reopening an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails. In his letter to congress, Director Comey writes: “In previous congressional testimony,…

  • 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…