Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Ebola Update Tuesday

    The Houston Chronicle reports that the first person known to be infected with the Ebola virus while in the United States has been identified. She is 26-year-old nurse Nina Pham of Dallas. She helped treat…

  • Good Shepherd Mission Needs Food Donations

    They are in great need of food donations at the Good Shepherd Mission in Huntsville. Mission Executive Director Reverend Dave Smith said the fall is the time of the year that they depend on the…

  • Commissioner Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. Precinct #4 Constable Gene Bartee will discuss for approval the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement for School Resource Officers. The Maintenance committee…

  • City Council Meets Today

    The Huntsville City Council will meet this afternoon and tonight at City Hall. At 4 this afternoon, they will hold a workshop. At the workshop there will be a presentation and discussion on the City’s…

  • Update On Sam Houston Memorial Museum Photo Contest

    We have information on the big Photography Contest at The Sam Houston Memorial Museum. Marketing Coordinator Megan Buro updates us . . . .  

  • Tornado Watch This Morning

    A “Tornado Watch” is in effect for Walker, Trinity, Madison, and San Jacinto counties until 11 this morning.

  • First Person Infected With Ebola On American Soil In Isolation In Dallas

    The Dallas Morning News reports the first person infected with Ebola “on American soil” is a Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital nurse in Dallas. Officials report she had extensive contact with Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan…

  • HPD Detective Marvin Hyvl Honored By Crime Stoppers Organization

    HPD Detective Marvin Hyvl, who is in his 35th year with the Huntsville Police Department and in Crime Stoppers for many years, was named Crime Stopper Coordinator of the Year from among all the coordinators…

  • Gambling Operation Busted In Huntsville

    A gambling operation was busted in Huntsville this past week at the Exxon station on the corner of Avenue M and 11th Street. We talked with Walker County Sheriff’s Department Operations Bureau Captain Tim Whitecotton…

  • Library Special Event For Kids

    There’s a special event for the kids this afternoon at the Huntsville Public Library. Children’s Coordinator Janelle Valera updates us . . . .