Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Sheriff’s Office Makes Big Drug Bust

    On October 16th, Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae, advised that Corporal T. Pursell and Deputy M. McKay conducted a routine traffic stop on 39-year-old Huntsville area resident Stacy Thompson for a traffic violation on Wood…

  • Huntsville ISD Trustees Hear Targeted Intervention Plan Reports

    At Tuesday nights Huntsville ISD Board of Trustee meeting, much of the focus was on the five HISD schools where improvement of STAAR test scores were desired. Principals were on hand from schools to present…

  • Huntsville Signal Modification by TxDOT

    Beginning the week of October 23rd, the Texas Department of Transportation will begin modifying the signals along FM 2821 at the intersections with FM 247, SH 19, SH 75, and in front of the Huntsville…

  • Congressman Brady’s Office Reports Budget Passed by Senate

    Congressman Kevin Brady’s office reports that Thursday the Senate passed its version of the fiscal year 2018 budget resolution, a key step toward paving the runway for the Ways and Means Committee to advance tax reform legislation.

  • Trump on Uranium Scandal

    One of the latest big scandals in Washington involves how the Russians got a hold of a great deal of our uranium. During an oval office press opportunity Thursday, a reporter asked President Trump to…

  • Roof Repair on Wynne Home Considered by Council

    Tuesday, the Huntsville City Council considered replacing the Wynne Home roof. The recommended motion was to enter into a contract with Redemption Roofing for $57,074 for standing seam with shingles. Mayor Andy Brauninger commented .…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet

    The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees will meet for a regular session this evening at six in the Hawkins Administration Building. The Board will recognize students and staff for various achievements. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes…

  • Anthony Shore Execution Halted Until January

    The execution warrant for 55-year-old Texas death row inmate Anthony Allen Shore has been withdrawn by a judge as the result of a request from prosecutors who wish to further look into a scheme alleged…

  • City’s Sherry McKibben Addresses Recovery Grant to Councilmembers

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, the council considered applying for a General Land Office Disaster Recovery Grant. Director of Neighborhood Resources, Dr. Sherry McKibben, said the grant concerned floods in…

  • Fingerprint Grant for Sheriff’s Office

    This week, Operations Captain Tim Whitecotton addressed Walker County Commissioners regarding permission to accept a grant for the Sheriff’s Office . . . .   Commissioners approved acceptance of the grant. There were no matching…