Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • London Incident Outside Mosque Results in One Fatality

    In London Monday, an incident outside the Muslim Welfare House resulted in the death of one person and injuries to ten others. A 48-year-old white male was arrested as the result of hitting pedestrians with…

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court will meet for a special session this afternoon at 1:30 at the courthouse. County Clerk Kari French will discuss taking action on a records management contract with Kofile Technologies for the…

  • Helmet Funding for Lennon Apel

    According to a story in the Huntsville Item, 10-month-old Lennon Apel is in need of a specialized helmet to reshape his skull for a condition known as Brachycephaly. Those wishing to donate can help by…

  • Governor Abbott Signs Lifesaving Drunk Driving Bill

    AUSTIN (June 16, 2017) — A press release from Mothers Against Drunk Driving passes along that Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed drunk driving legislation into law that will save lives by adding a new…

  • Congressional Ball Game Held Thursday in Washington

    In the Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park in Washington last night, the Democrats beat the Republicans 11 to 2. The game centered on showing unity in the aftermath of the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia…

  • Monday Contractor Will Convert I-45 West Frontage Road in New Waverly to One-Way

    Beginning Monday, June 19, 2017, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will convert the IH-45 west frontage road in New Waverly to one-way, from FM 1374 to two miles north.  This one-way conversion will…

  • Alexandria Shooting Update

    Early this morning House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remained in critical condition in need of more surgery following the shooting Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. Congressman Scalise had been shot once…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Recent Shooting in Alexandria, VA

    U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady is praising the Capitol Hill Police following a shooting at a practice for the annual Congressional Baseball Game for Charity. Congressman Brady said yesterday: “The quick action of Majority Whip Steve…

  • Police News

    Police News

    Looking back over the past week in Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a vehicle was reported stolen in the 600 block of I-45 South. A residential burglary was investigated in the…

  • Film Program Receives Extensive DVD Collection Donation

    Sam Houston State University’s Department of Mass Communication has received a DVD collection of 776 films and TV shows with an estimated value of $3,880 in support of its Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film…