Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congressman Brady Comments on New Bill to Stop IRS Targeting

    In another step that signals House Republicans will fight the Obama White House efforts to intimidate conservative Americans, the House Ways & Means Committee approved on a party-line vote the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs…

  • Republican Primary Candidate Forum Held Tuesday

    Last night at the Walker Education Center, Republican Primary candidates presented their platforms and answered question submitted by local citizens. The moderator was Gerald Skidmore. Incumbent Tim Paulsel, Jimmy Henry and Frank Novark are running…

  • Historical Commission Seeking Office Space

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Lois Blake and Donna Coffen from the local Historical Commission addressed commissioners on their finances and activities as well as future needs. Ms. Blake informed commissioners…

  • Special Lecture on Child Protection at SHSU Today

    Criminal Justice Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us a special lecture is scheduled this afternoon at SHSU . . . . WEDLECT2-11-14 The presentation also will be available live on the web at cjcenter.org/live.

  • SAAFE House Offers “Special Date Night” at El Chico’s

    SAAFE House is having a special Date Night at El Chico’s in Huntsville tonight from 5:30 to 8:30. Enjoy a great evening out with a date, and beat the Valentine rush. Listen to live music…

  • Senator Cruz Speaks about Positive Impact of Energy’s Future at Heritage Foundation

    U-S Senator from Texas Ted Cruz recently spoke at the 2014 Conservative Policy Summit at the Heritage Foundation. He emphasized the positive impact energy can have on our future economy . . . . CRUZENERG2-11-14…

  • Freezing Rain Advisory in Effect

    A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THERE WILL BE NEAR FREEZING TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING WITH LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE POSSIBLY BEGINNING TO FREEZE UPON SOME BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. TEMPERATURES IN THE…

  • Toy Gun Confiscated from Student at Huntsville Intermediate School

    Huntsville ISD reports that a Huntsville Intermediate School student brought a toy gun with an embedded laser to school Monday. Upon being displayed in class, the device was confiscated by the teacher. Appropriate disciplinary action…

  • HISD Planning Session Held Monday

    HISD boardmembers and local citizens met for another bond package planning session at Huntsville Intermediate School last night. Trustees presented eight separate bond package options to those attending. The options included taking no action to…

  • Bulletproof Wall Funding for D-A’s Office Approved

    In Monday morning’s court session, Walker County Commissioners agreed to accept the low bid from the LMC company for $39,470 to construct a bulletproof wall for the Walker County D-A’s office. Money to pay for…