Articles Posted in the News Category

  • U-S Requests Release of Vladimir Bacallao from Cuban Jail

    This past July the United States established diplomatic relations with Cuba. So, now that that’s happened, how are things going with human rights in the island nation just south of us? In a state department…

  • “Affluenza” Teenager Found in Mexico

    That teenager from North Texas who had been serving probation for a drunken-driving accident that killed four people has been found in Mexico with his mother. His plea in the case had been “affluenza.” Law…

  • Local Shooting Update

    In an update on that shooting at the Republic apartments in the 1300 block of Smither Saturday afternoon, DPS Trooper Erik Burse informed us that it was accidental, following an investigation by the Texas Rangers.…

  • Money Saved by County on Meals at Jail

    In our recent interview with County Judge Danny Pierce we learned of some money saved at the Walker County Jail . . . .

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Christmas Eve police were dispatched to an overdose case in the 1400 block of State Highway 30 East. On the day shift Christmas, a theft was investigated…

  • Computer Classes at Library

    If you’re interested in brushing up on your computer skills, the Huntsville Public Library may be able to help out. The library’s Rachel McPhail tells us more . . . .

  • Christmas Tree Disposal Info

    The City’s Streets Division will pick up live Christmas trees, not the artificial kind, at the street’s edge from Monday, January 4, 2016 through Friday, January 8, 2016 . Trees must be on the curb…

  • Ramadi Liberated from Islamic State Group

    Monday, Iraqi soldiers raised their national flag in victory in declaring the city of Ramadi there liberated from the Islamic State group. Monday afternoon State Department Deputy spokesperson Mark Toner commented on the victory during…

  • Forty-three People Dead Across U-S Due to Storms

    Violent tornadoes that blew through the Dallas area over the weekend took the lives of at least 11 people and left dozens of injured in their wake. Rough weather across the country from heavy snow,…

  • Huntsville Woman Wounded in Shooting

    According to a story on the KBTX website, a Huntsville woman was transported to the hospital after being wounded in “an officer involved shooting.” The DPS reported that Saturday afternoon the unidentified “woman was involved…