Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • FBI Tech Pleaded Guilty Monday of Acting as an Agent for China

    Forty-seven-year-old Kun Shan Chun, an electronic technician for the FBI who was cleared for top secret information, pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of acting as an agent of China. He could go to prison…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Before the regular meeting, they will hold a “Work Session” to discuss potential bond ballot language and bond measures for…

  • HISD Student Registration Set to Open this Week

    For complete information, go the district website at www.huntsville-isd.org.

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday police investigated a building burglary in the 400 block of 7th Street. On Friday’s night shift, known suspects assaulted victims in the 1500 block of…

  • U-S Strikes ISIL in Libya

    The United States has gone after ISIL forces in Libya. Monday, from the Pentagon, Defense Department Press Secretary Peter Cook filled reporters on the latest strike . . . .

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Terrorism Issues

    Congressman Kevin Brady says, “While some politicians say our country and world is safer than ever, June and July have been tragic months around the world with over 300 brutal terrorist attacks taking place .…

  • Shooting in Austin Sunday Takes the Life of One Woman

    Early Sunday a shooting in an entertainment district of downtown Austin resulted in the death of one woman and the wounding of four others. Police in Austin have now issued a murder warrant for 24-year-old…

  • Deadly Balloon Crash in Lockhart over Weekend

    Saturday morning, 16 people were killed in a hot-air balloon crash near Lockhart, Texas. First reports say the balloon caught fire in midair as it hit a high-voltage power line and then crashed to the…

  • Commissioners Comment on Budget & Two Percent Across-the-Board Raise

    During last Thursday’s special session of Walker County Commissioners Court, County Auditor Patricia Allen passed along the effective tax rate calculation from the Appraisal District and commented on the budget. We reported this Friday. There…

  • HISD Superintendent Report

    At the recent session of the HISD Board of Trustees, Superintendent Dr. Howell Wright filed his “Superintendent Report . . . .”   Dr. Wright also confirmed with HISD Executive Director of Technology Tracie Simental…