Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • State Of The City Address This Week

    Mark your calendar. The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the “State of the City Address” this week. Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit will be speaking. He filled us in recently on…

  • Huntsville Library Card & Computer Use Info

    We learned a lot about the Huntsville Public Library from our guests on “Around Town” over the weekend–Teen Programming Coordinator Ashley Newsome and Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail. If you need a library card, Rachel McPhail…

  • Workshop To Provide Students With Loan Repayment Advice

    Not only are students being forced to take out larger amounts of student loans due to rising tuitions, but more students than ever are relying on student loans to earn their undergraduate and graduate degrees.…

  • Head-on Collision On Highway 75 Friday

    Just after 7 AM Friday morning, New Waverly and North Montgomery County Firefighters were dispatched to reports of a major accident on Hwy 75 at the County Line. AN 18-wheeler and a Jeep SUV had…

  • Benghazi Panel Questions Hillary Clinton

    Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton remained relatively cool under questioning from the Benghazi Panel in Washington Thursday. Emails the committee had obtained played an important role in the hearing, especially regarding a very important occurrence which…

  • Early Voting Update

    Walker County Elections Manager Julie Cooper reports that the total number of voters checked-in for early voting Thursday was 177; this makes for a four-day total of 687 voters checked-in for early voting in Walker…

  • World Championship Gymnastic Event Underway

    The 2015 World Gymnastic Championships are getting underway in Glasgow, Scotland. Women’s Qualifying takes place today. Men’s Qualifying takes place tomorrow. Several Olympic and World Champions came from the designated Olympic training site for the…

  • Huntsville Public Library Has Several Programs For Kids

    The Huntsville Public Library is a great place to take the kids for reading material as well as other activities geared to their age. Children’s coordinator Rachel McPhail filled us in recently on some of…

  • First Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot In Navy Speaks At SHSU

    Carey Lohrenz, the first female F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot in the United States Navy, was the featured guest in SHSU’s President’s Speaker Series Thursday at the James & Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center. We were…

  • City Accepts TxDOT Funding For Sidewalks

    At Tuesday’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers were very pleased to approve acceptance of a TxDOT sidewalk funding grant. Neighborhood Resources Director, Dr. Sherry McKibben, addressed the council on the new funding…