Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Early Voting Update

    Walker County elections manager Julia Cooper informs us that the total number of voters checked-in during the first day of early voting for the City of Huntsville Special Election was 66. Voting for the City…

  • Presidential Primaries in the Northeast Today

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are hoping to be the big winners for their respective parties in the primaries scheduled for Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island today. Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio Governor…

  • Air Conditioning Issues at Courthouse & Annex

    Summer is coming up, and in Commissioners’ Court Monday morning commissioners discussed issues with air conditioning in both the Annex and the County Courthouse. For example, in regard to air conditioning in the Annex, AC…

  • Safe Exchange Zone Established at HPD

    To further serve the citizens of Huntsville, The Huntsville Police Department is offering a Safe Exchange Zone. Persons who are selling or buying items through the internet, classified ads, or other media are invited to…

  • Trinity ISD Board Meets Tonight

    Trinity ISD meets this evening at six in the Administration Building. There will be an Open Forum followed by recognition for Rodeo Art Winners,THS Power Lifting Advancing to State and Employees of the Month. There…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Pro-Growth Tax Reform

    Last week, House Speaker Paul Ryan talked about tax relief for manufacturers that’s coming out of the House Ways & Means committee. Committee Chairman Kevin Brady comments more on which way work on improving the…

  • Early Voting Begins

    Early voting for Councilmember-At-Large Position #1 will be conducted at the Walker County Annex at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue, Suite 101, today through May 3rd, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM. There will…

  • HISD Hires New Campus Administrators

    Huntsville ISD will have two new campus leaders next school year.  Administrative recommendations to fill principal positions at Huntsville Elementary School and Huntsville Intermediate School were presented to the Board of Trustees for consideration during…

  • SHSU Author Talks about Mexican Mafias

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was SHSU assistant professor of security studies Dr. Nathan Jones, whose book, “Mexico’s Illicit Drug Networks and the State Reaction,” was just published. One of the things he…

  • SHSU College of Criminal Justice Honors Day Activities Ahead

    SHSU’s College of Criminal Justice has a special event coming up this week. Department publications coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us all about it . . . .