Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Isis Martin Indicted in HEARTS Museum Case

    The KBTX News website reports that a former HEARTS Veterans Museum employee, “47-year-old Isis Martin was arrested for credit card abuse in December, 2014.” However, a Walker County grand jury “recently indicted her for misusing…

  • Brazos Valley Solid Waste Issue Discussed at Last Council Meeting

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, the “Consent Agenda” included an item that would authorize the City manager to approve a purchase order for $250,000 for the disposal of solid waste…

  • U-N Secretary General Speaks Out on North Korean Bomb Test

    Wednesday, the Secretary of the U-N General Assembly, Ban Ki-Moon expressed his displeasure with the North Koreans supposed testing of a hydrogen bomb . . . .   His statement was followed by a meeting…

  • McDonald Creek Water Flow Issue

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers looked into a Citizen Participation Request from Christie Clark, a resident of Summer Lane, to discuss redirecting waterflow at McDonald Creek..” Ms. Clark addressed…

  • U-S Forest Service Will Conduct Controlled Burns

    U.S. Forest Service fire personnel will be burning areas in the national forests during the next few months. Sam Houston National Forest Fire Management Officer Jason Klawinsky says,“Folks may see a helicopter overhead, smoke columns…

  • New Mayor Sworn-in

    At last night’s Huntsville City Council session, our new mayor was sworn in by Judge Janie Farris . . . .   At last night’s session, Councilmember Keith Olson was re-elected as Mayor Pro Tem…

  • North Korea Say They Have Hydrogen Bomb

    The government of North Korea has announced that they have conducted a hydrogen bomb test. A North Korean news anchor termed the weapon a “miniaturized” hydrogen bomb and said the test was a “perfect success.”…

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet Ahead

    The Wounded Warrior Banquet is scheduled again this year at the Walker County Fairgrounds and everyone’s invited. Huntsville Veterans Affairs Advisory Board Chairman Wayne Keen tells us all about it . . . .  …

  • One Serviceman Killed and Others Wounded in Afghanistan

    During a Defense Department briefing yesterday, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook announced the death of a U-S serviceman and reported that others were injured . . . .   A dozen special op troops were…

  • The President Speaks on his Executive Actions on Guns

    Tuesday, in the East Room of the White House President Obama outlined what his executive actions on guns entailed . . . .   The president also said to insure enforcement of gun safety laws…