Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Recent Court Decision On Marriage

    Our congressman, Kevin Brady, passes along his view of the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding marriage . . . .

  • Manhunt For David Sweat Over

    The manhunt for David Sweat, the surviving escaped inmate of two from a prison in New York, is over. A New York State Police Sergeant shot and wounded Sweat Sunday afternoon in Constable, New York,…

  • July 4th Terror Warning

    Federal officials have passed along a warning to law enforcement officials in the U-S that they have become increasingly concerned about possible terror attacks during the July 4th holidays. There is, however, no specific or…

  • DPS Increasing DWI Patrols For July 4th Holiday

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has increased DWI patrols for a 12-day period that includes the July 4th holiday. Through July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times…

  • District Forester Jordan Herrin Comments On Forest Conditions

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Texas A&M Forest Service District Forester Jordan Herrin. Among several areas of discussion, he filled us in on the general condition of forests–foreign and domestic .…

  • Senator John Cornyn Comments On Court Decision On Obamacare

    From the floor of the Senate last week our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, in regard to the recent Supreme Court decision on Obamacare, said, “While the press may consider this represents a ‘win’ for…

  • Geneaology Weekend Planned

    Huntsville Public Library and Walker County Genealogical Society (WCGS) will host the annual Frances Sprott Goforth Memorial Genealogy Weekend on Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1, 2015 in the Library’s Community Room. Friday’s session…

  • New ISIS Terrorist Incident In France

    A man was beheaded by an ISIS terrorist and his head and body left at a chemical factory in France this morning. According to the french newspaper Le Dauphine, following the beheading a man entered…

  • Neriah Roberts Taken Into Custody In Walker County

    Neriah Louis Roberts, who has been on the loose for over 7 years, was booked into Walker County Jail Thursday. He was taken into custody for the alleged murder of 25-year-old Tierra Lechall Adams in…

  • IRS E-mail Erasure Issue Discussed At Hearing

    Employees of the IRS were reported to have erased 422 computer backup tapes that likely contained up to 24,000 emails to and from former IRS official Lois Lerner who recently has been under investigation in…