Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Radio–An Important Asset to Local Emergency Communication

    This week we’ve been talking with Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis about Severe Weather Awareness Week. The ability to communicate by radio during a disaster is an important asset to his department . .…

  • Citizenship Preparation Course Planned

    The Huntsville Public Library in conjunction with the Sam Houston State University Center for Law, Engagement, and Politics (LEAP) will present a free five week Citizenship Preparation Course Tuesdays in April from 6:00pm to 8:30pm…

  • Election Results

    There was a large gathering of candidates, candidates’ friends and their supporters in the Annex foyer in Huntsville last night as election numbers were tallied by Election Director Diana McRae’s staff. In the race for…

  • Former ATF Agent Jay Dobyns Speaks at SHSU

    Former ATF undercover agent Jay Dobyns spoke at SHSU’s Criminal Justice Center’s Killinger Auditorium Tuesday. He had been working as an undercover agent with the Hell’s Angels biker gang for two years when his true…

  • Butch Davis Comments on Emergency Operation Center

    We’ve been talking this week with Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis about Severe Weather Awareness Week. When certain severe weather situations occur in Walker County–the EOC, or Emergency Operation Center–is activated . . .…

  • HISD Athletic Event Changes

    HHS Athletics Update – All games scheduled for today are CANCELLED due to weather and field conditions. Hornet Baseball – Varsity rescheduled to Thursday @ 5 PM away. JV rescheduled tentatively for March 13 here…

  • Bomb Threat on SHSU Campus

    Around 1:15 this afternoon according to SHSU’s emergency notification system, KatSafe, a bomb threat was received for the Lee Drain Building. The building is being evacuated.  Everyone is asked to stay clear of the area…

  • Winter Storm Warning Issued

    From the National Weather Service: WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 THIS MORNING. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH IS POSSIBLE. ROADS…BRIDGES…AND OVERPASSES IN THE WARNING AREA…

  • Polls Open Today for Primary Voting

    Polls will be open for Walker County voters from 7 AM to 7 PM today for the Republican and Democratic Primary elections. Voters who are unsure of their voting precinct location may call the Elections…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will hold a regular session at City Hall at six this evening. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes adoption of an ordinance denying the Entergy rate increase request and approving a recommended settlement…