Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HEAP Signing Up Students

    HEAP, or the Huntsville Enrichment Activity Program, is registering for two sessions, June 13th through 23rd, and the second session June 27th through July 7th. Trac 1 is for ages 6 to 9, and Trac…

  • Summer Reading Program at Library to Begin

    Huntsville Public Library Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail informs us that the 2016 summer reading program at the library will start off with a Summer Reading Kickoff Party from noon to 3 PM Saturday, June 4th…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday police were dispatched to an unattended death on Wire Road. A disorderly conduct case was investigated at 110 Memorial Hospital Drive where an unknown suspect offended…

  • Bearkat Athletics 2016 Spring Semester a Success

    The 2016 spring semester was a positive one for Bearkat Athletics with many success stories from multiple teams. · Women’s Bowling finished the year ranked 6th nationally. · Bearkat Baseball won the Southland Conference regular…

  • Junkapalooza Postponed

    Due to the weather, Junk-a-palooza will be moved from this Saturday to Saturday, June 18th.  It will be at the same times, 8am-noon. They are extending the vendor deadline until Monday, June 13th, so if…

  • State of Disaster Declared

    Governor Greg Abbott yesterday declared a state of disaster for 31 Texas counties–Walker County is included. Governor Abbott said, “As our state continues to face waves of severe weather and potential flooding, it is crucial…

  • Butch Davis on Trinity River Flooding Issues

    The Trinity River in Walker County continues to plague the area with the results of heavy recent rains. We talked with Walker County Emergency Manager Butch Davis about the situation Wednesday morning . . .…

  • Lightning-Caused Fire Wednesday

    The Huntsville Item reports that Wednesday afternoon local firefighters were able to put out a house fire before it resulted in major damage. The fire began when lightning hit the roof of a home in…

  • SHSU Administrative Changes

    The filling of the dean of Graduate Studies position and the vacancy of the provost position have led to some administrative changes at Sam Houston State University, all of which were effective June 1. Kenneth…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday a theft was investigated int he 2400 block of Montgomery Road. A case of criminal mischief was reported in the 100 block of Samantha–an unknown suspect…