Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Picnic for TDCJ Corrections Staff Planned for Saturday

    Walker County Police and Firemen’s Insurance Association Agent Tara Burnett informs us they are putting on a big picnic in Huntsville this weekend . . . .

  • Time Change this Weekend

    There’s a time change this weekend. This Sunday morning when local daylight time is about to reach 2 AM clocks are to be turned backward 1 hour to 1 AM local standard time instead. Sunrise…

  • Waterline Project Work Monday on 11th

    The 11th Street Water Line Replacement Project is scheduled to begin Monday, November 7th. This project consists of replacing an old and deteriorated 6″ waterline along 11th Street from University Avenue to Avenue G. Construction…

  • Good Shepherd Mission Fall Food Drive

    The Good Shepherd Mission in Huntsville is getting their Fall Food Drive underway. We talked with the Mission’s executive director Reverend Dave Smith about it this week . . . .   The Mission has…

  • SHSU “Extra Life” Livestream

    Sam Houston State University’s student-run newspaper The Houstonian will host a 25-hour “Extra Life” livestream to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals on Nov. 5. beginning at 8 a.m. During the livestream, editors…

  • Early Voting is Record Setting

    The total number of voters checked-in during early voting Wednesday was 837. This makes for a record-setting total of 10,741 voters checked-in during early voting in the November 8, 2016 General Election.

  • FBI Investigation into Clinton Foundation Underway

    As the FBI continues to look into emails found on the laptop of Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s husband Anthony Weiner, Fox News has reported that the FBI’s White Collar Crime Division has interviewed several people…

  • Cubs Win World Series

    It took 108 years to do it again, but the Chicago Cubs last night beat the Cleveland Indians in game 7 of the World Series. The Cubs won in the 10th inning by a score…

  • City Council to Hold Joint Workshop with Planning Commission Today

    This afternoon at 5:30 the Huntsville City Council will meet with the Planning Commission will meet for a Joint Workshop to review a major subdivision preliminary plan for the Cottages at Ravens Corner. We asked…

  • Voting Information from County Elections Officer Diana McCrae

    Tax Assessor-Collector and County Elections Officer Diana McCrae passes along a couple of reminder items as we approach the last few days of early voting and the November 8th General Election Day. First, persons are…