Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Monday’s Democratic National Convention Reflects Issues with Unity

    On the opening night of the National Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, the atmosphere was not exactly one of unity. Bernie Sanders supporters were angry and vocal in regard to the recent revelation of emails that…

  • Commissioners’ Court Hears Presentation on Interstate 14

    Attorney and Government Consultant Gary Bushell made a presentation on the proposed Interstate 14 to Walker County Commissioners at their regular Monday morning meeting. He talked about the inception of the idea to link several…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday 23-year-old Caleb Currie was arrested in the 600 block of I-45 South for four counts of delivery of a controlled substance, two counts of possession…

  • Commissioners Discuss Hearts Veterans Agreement on Funding and Hard Key

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners discussed the approval of an agreement with the HEARTS Veterans Museum to be given hard-key access to the Storm Shelter and also to consider an additional $5,000 in funding which…

  • Identity Theft Presentation in New Waverly Tonight

    Judge Stephen Cole will be giving a presentation on identity theft this evening. He will be speaking in the Community Room of the New Waverly Public Library at six tonight. The library is located at…

  • City Gives Notice of Drawing for Ballot Order

    The City is giving notice of a drawing to determine the order in which the names of candidates are to be printed on the ballot for the November 8th election in Huntsville. The drawing will…

  • Florida Nightclub Shooting

    Reports from early this morning say that this morning in a Fort Myers, Florida nightclub, at least two people were killed and perhaps 17 wounded in a shooting. The Club Blu Bar and Grill was…

  • Syrian Asylum Seeker Blows Himself Up in Germany

    After he was denied admission to an open-air music festival in Ansbach, Germany, a Syrian man who had been denied asylum in Germany blew himself up. Twelve people suffered serious injuries. A request for asylum…

  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Step Down as DNC Chair

    Sunday, Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said she will be stepping down form her position. Her resignation is happening during issues currently being raised over leaked emails which showed an alleged anti-Bernie Sanders…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet in their regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. There are several items on today’s “Statutory Agenda:” District Clerk Robyn Flowers will discuss her Records Preservation Plan. Purchasing…