Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Council Discusses SHSU Easement Issue

    At Tuesday night’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers discussed the signing of an access easement for SHSU to construct a sidewalk to connect a planned parking project. Councilmember Allen proposed that the engineering…

  • DPS Launches Enhanced Traffic Enforcement for Holidays

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging drivers to help make the holidays safer by driving sober and using extra caution. In an effort to protect travelers on the roadways, DPS Troopers, as…

  • Hospital District Meets

    The Walker County Hospital District Board of Managers meets this evening at 7 at Huntsville Memorial Hospital 2nd Floor Meeting Room A. The public may address the Board,  if registered prior to the meeting being…

  • Double Lake Recreation Area to Temporarily Close

    Double Lake Recreation Area will temporarily close to the public from Jan. 1st  through early spring 2017. Sam Houston National Forest District Ranger Warren Oja said, “Double Lake is transitioning to a new concessionaire and…

  • British Prime Minister May Speaks on Brexit

    The United States ushers in a conservative administration in January with our new president Donald Trump. In England, the United Kingdom’s break from the European Union is also imminent. At a meeting among British leaders,…

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Addresses Graduates on Jobs & Economy

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivered the commencement address to Fall graduates of the University of Baltimore this week. Although many view the job market and the economy as poor, Ms. Yellen viewed the graduates’…

  • German Attack Update

    Police in Germany think that the driver who crashed a truck into a crowded Christmas market Monday in Berlin killing at least 12 and injuring nearly 50 others did so on purpose. It is being…

  • Donald Trump Wins Electoral Count

    The “Stop Trump” movement has failed. Monday, Donald Trump clinched his election as the 45th president of the United States easily garnering more than the 270 electoral votes needed. Only two Republican electoral voters cast…

  • Falk Trial Moved

    The Huntsville Item reports that Senior District Judge Bill McAdams has come to the decision that the capital murder trial of John Ray Falk, Jr. will be decided by an Angelina County jury. Falk is…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will hold a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Before the meeting, councilmembers will meet for a work session at 4:30 PM to receive a presentation from Freese…