Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU’s LEAP Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Among the many organizations on the SHSU campus, the Center for Law, Engagement, and Politics stands out as a premier organization for students interested in excelling in not only academics but also civic engagement. Led…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session at City Hall at six tonight. On tonight’s “Consent Agenda,” is a resolution for an agreement with Goodwin-Lasiter-Strong for professional engineering services for 2015-16 waterline replacement…

  • Commissioners Approve Elevator Improvements

    At Monday morning’s Commissioners’ Court session, ThyssenKrupp Elevator representative Larnell Rogers gave a presentation, assisted by slides, on needed improvements to elevators in three old buildings in Walker County . . . .   Walker…

  • Commissioners Discuss “Old Jail” Appraisal Issues

    Walker County Commissioners hired Erwin & Associates Real Estate Valuation & Consulting to appraise the old County Jail property. Erwin delivered a report to commissioners Monday morning in which he talked about a major issue…

  • Chamber’s “After Hours” Program Features Community Service Credit Union

    Make plans to attend the next Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Thursday, December 17th, sponsored by Community Service Credit Union at their new location at 2526 Montgomery Road. The event will…

  • Christmas Holiday Concert Scheduled

    Scribble this into your Christmas season planner, a Christmas Holiday Concert will be presented by the Huntsville Public Library on Monday, December 21st, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Library’s Community Room. Local…

  • Bearkats Beat Colgate–Head to Alabama Next Weekend

    The Sam Houston Bearkats beat the Colgate Raiders over the weekend in Bowers Stadium by a score of 48-21 in a quarterfinal round of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. Next weekend, the Bearkats will…

  • Tornado Touches Down in Willis Over Weekend

    The KBTX 3 website reports that a tornado touched down in Willis on Saturday between 4:30 and 5:30 PM. Most of the damage was reported near I-45. There was damage reported to the Mueller Building…

  • FM 3478 Flooded Over Weekend

    Sunday afternoon, TxDOT media representative Bobby Colwell informed us that FM 3478 at the Trinity River was closed due to flooding and would be closed for several days.

  • Andy Brauninger Wins Mayoral Runoff

    In the runoff for Mayor of Huntsville, culminating over the weekend., Andy Brauninger was elected to the position with 992 votes over opponent Keith Olson who garnered 788 votes.