Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Emergency Personnel Appreciation Dinner Planned

    The 12th Annual Walker County Emergency Personnel Appreciation Dinner is scheduled for Saturday, August 3rd, from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Walker County Storm Shelter on Highway 75 North. Traditionally, the dinner is prepared by Usta…

  • High-Speed Chase through Huntsville Wednesday

    Forty-two-year-old Kerry Alan D’annunzio is in the Walker County Jail for charges of evading arrest with a vehicle and evading arrest on foot following his failure to pull over during a traffic stop on Montgomery…

  • Hobby Lobby & Goodwill Coming to Huntsville

    Local Huntsville property developer Ben Bius has announced that Hobby Lobby and Goodwill retail stores will be opening on Highway 30 by fall. Hobby Lobby will be in the old Wal-Mart building. Hobby Lobby construction…

  • City’s Dr. Sherry McKibben Gives Update on Generators

    The hurricane season got underway on June 1st and among the several things the City has done to improve the situation in Huntsville, in case one hits the nearby coast, is to obtain generators for…

  • Abortion Bill to be Debated in Texas Senate Today

    Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has scheduled a vote on a bill featuring new abortion restrictions for this afternoon. Senators may not actually vote until Saturday morning if debate continues through the night. Senators are also…

  • Senator Ted Cruz Questions FBI Director Nominee Comey

    This week during a U-S Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, several senators, among them Ted Cruz from Texas, vetted FBI Director Nominee James B. Comey, Jr. Senator Cruz expressed his concern with the lack of follow-up…

  • City Council Candidate Info Available

    The City of Huntsville has posted notice of filing for positions on the November 5th ballot.  The State of Texas dates are Saturday, July 27th through Monday, August 26th. City Secretary Lee Woodward, who said…

  • SHSU One of Most Affordable Online Colleges

    SHSU recently received more recognition among colleges in Texas and the U-S. SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt tells us that the University is the most affordable online university in Texas and the fourth most…

  • Congressman Brady Questions Participants in Hearing on Employer Mandate Delay

    The House Ways & Means Health Subcommittee held a hearing on the delay of the Employer Mandate Wednesday. Congressman Kevin Brady was in attendance asking questions to various participants testifying before the subcommittee. The hearing…

  • Solid Waste & Recycling Information Meeting Scheduled

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste and Recycling Division will hold an informational meeting Thursday, July 18th, to provide information on the curbside recycling program and general guidelines. All residents are welcome to attend, especially…