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 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…

  • Benghazi Panel Meets Today To Question Hillary Clinton

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be testifying before the Benghazi panel today. She will be questioned about her actions as Secretary of State during the 2012 assault on the American diplomatic compound in…

  • Sheriff’s Office Announces Arrests of Nineteen Individuals

    Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae announces the arrest of nineteen individuals for their roles in a methamphetamine distribution operation working in Walker County.  The joint investigation included Federal and State authorities. During the course of…

  • Early Voting Update

    The total number of voters checked-in for early Wednesday was 182–this makes for a three-day total of 510 voters checked-in for early voting in Walker County.

  • HISD Trustees Meet Tonight

    The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting this evening at six in the Hawkins Administration Building. The Board will recognize students and staff. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes approval of a local…

  • Campus-Carry Meeting Ahead At SHSU

    On Aug. 1, 2016, State Senate Bill No. 11 will go into effect, allowing students, faculty, staff and other visitors who have a concealed handgun license to carry their concealed handguns while on campuses across…