Articles Posted in the News Category

  • President Vetoes Keystone Pipeline Bill

    Poof! There goes the jobs. Tuesday, President Barak Obama vetoed a bill for construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. He released no word of whether, in the future, he’ll initiate issuing a permit for…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift last Saturday police were dispatched to the 3100 block of Elks Drive in regard to a woman who had overdosed on medication. In the 2800 block of…

  • YMCA To Move to New Facility

    Huntsville Family YMCA Executive Director Sandra Clifton visited Walker County Commissioners’ Court this week to update commissioners on the YMCA’s move to a better facility . . . .   Ms. Clifton said they’d be…

  • Councilwoman Humphrey Comments On Space Needs Assessment

    Recently, the Huntsville City Council approved conducting space needs assessments and cost estimating for four city facilities. Ward #2 Councilwoman Tish Humphrey, our guest last Sunday on “Around Town,” filled us in on the issue…

  • SHSU Theatre Department To Perform At Regional Conference

    Another Department at SHSU is spotlighted for their excellent work. Marketing Coordinator Emily Binetti tells us more . . . .   Of the 50 SHSU students who will attend the festival, 28 were selected…

  • Mayor Woodward Comments On Containment Solution Issue

    You may have heard by now that Containment Solutions, which was planning to come to Huntsville and offer several good-paying jobs, has now backed off the move. Chief Operating Officer Clay Finley was quoted in…

  • Commissioners Discuss Justice Center Repair Issues

    One of the issues Walker County Commissioners focused on in their regular meeting Monday morning were the problems with the Justice Center Building. Architect Ken Burns evaluated issues with the building recently. He pointed out…

  • Commissioners Consider Application To Fund Victim’s Coordinator

    In Monday morning’s Commissioners’ Court, First Assistant District Attorney Stephanie Stroud asked the court to help approve a resolution that would allow them to apply for a grant from the Criminal Justice Division of the…

  • Lecture On MADD Issues At SHSU Today

    Former police officer Ben Smith will share his experiences with drunk and drugged driving accidents today at 2 in the Criminal Justice Center’s Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom as part of the College of Criminal Justice’s…

  • Forest Restoration Project To Help Reduce Threat Of Wildfire

    The United States Department of Agriculture has announced $520,000 in investments to mitigate wildfire threats to Texas landowners and communities and to help improve the health and resiliency of forest ecosystems where public and private…