Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Stabbing Reported In Huntsville Monday

    Tuesday afternoon, HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes filled us in on a violent incident that occurred in Huntsville on Monday . . . .      

  • SHSU Football Players Arrested For Fighting

    According to SHSU’s Houstonian newspaper, two SHSU football players were arrested Sunday for fighting. At 12:44 AM Sunday, Freshman player Jaylen Fails and sophomore wide-receiver Kiante Griffin were arrested at the Brookplace Student Apartments by…

  • National Night Out Celebrated Last Night In Huntsville

    Last night’s National Night Out event in the Academy and Target parking lots brought out the finest in law enforcement in Walker County including HPD, the Fire Department, Sheriff’s Office, EMS, DPS, SHSU Police, the…

  • Homecoming Underway At SHSU

    It’s that time of the year again for that big celebration at SHSU, and Associate Director for Student Activities Brandon Cooper tells us what’s on for Wednesday . . . .   More to come…

  • Council Approves Changes In City’s Health Plan

    A resolution regarding some changes in the City’s Health Plan was up for approval at last night’s City Council session. One of the changes would include a $50 surcharge for smokers. The City’s Human Resources…

  • National Night Out Kicks Off At 4 PM

    HPD Officer Mark Jenkins tells us that the City of Huntsville is hosting National Night today from 4 to 7 PM in the Target and Academy parking lot . . . .   In addition…

  • Cypress Hospital Treating Patient With Low Risk For Ebola

    According to a story on KTRK News in Houston, Cypress’ North Cypress Medical Center is treating a patient who has what they say is an “extremely low risk” chance of having Ebola. The report says…

  • The City Council Meets This Afternoon

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session today, beginning with a closed Executive Session at four. In the Executive Session, the council will receive legal advice concerning certain economic development negotiations and…

  • Commissioners Approve Office Lease

    At Monday’s special session of Commissioners’ Court, commissioners heard a request for a lease agreement with the First National Bank in Huntsville for the Special Prosecution Unit from Mark Edwards. The Civil side of the…

  • Free Flu Shots For County Employees Approved

    Monday morning during their special session, commissioners heard from Administrative Assistant Sherri Pegoda on an agenda item involving the providing of free flu shots to County employees. In addressing Commissioners she said, “Last year, you…