Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Hours From Tax Day

    With Tax Day just a few hours away, here are a few highlights about this years tax filing. $2-billion dollars is the estimated 2015 losses due to reduced IRS enforcement staffing, 28 minutes is the…

  • Special Needs Baseball at the Y

    The Huntsville YMCA is taking registrations for their Special Needs Baseball programs that will run from April 25th thru May 30th. Y-Director Sandra Clifton gives us the details   The YMCA believes that youth sports…

  • Gen. Sam Houston Folk Festival

    Sam Houston Memorial Museum is seeking volunteers for the Gen. Sam Houston Folk Festival scheduled May 1-3 on the museum grounds. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks, from selling tickets to helping children…

  • HMH Rummage Sale & Silent Auction

    Members of the Huntsville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary are getting ready for their annual Rummage Sale and Silent Auction, which will be held Saturday, May 2nd. Volunteers are currently taking donations according to HMH volunteer and…

  • Texas State Knife & Tomahawk Championships

    The Texas State Knife and Tomahawk Championship will be held on April 18th and 19th at 10 Whippoorwill Street in Huntsville. Spokesperson Chris Miller says it’s “a mountain-man style throwing event where the contestants wear…

  • John Otto Legislative Update

    In his legislative update State Representative John Otto reports: The House has rolled out its plan to provide meaningful tax relief to all Texans by reducing the sales tax rate and cutting the margins tax…

  • Global Warming & Climate Change

    With all of the controversy surrounding global warming and climate change in government, people often find themselves wondering whether the information they’re receiving is correct. James Taylor, senior vice president of the Heartland Institute, will…

  • Premium Livestock Sale A Big Success

    The Premium Livestock Sale was held at the Walker County Fair last night. Over $120,000 was taken for the participating kids from the auction of the Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion livestock animals. Kendyll…

  • Disposal Events This Saturday

    City of Huntsville Solid Waste Superintendent Esther Herklotz tells us her department is “hosting two major events this weekend from 8 AM to 12 PM at the City of Huntsville Disposal and Recycling Facility at…

  • Kent Sprouse Executed

    Forty-two-year-old Kent Sprouse was executed by lethal injection at the Huntsville Unit last night for the 2002 murder of Ferris, Texas police officer Harry Marvin Steinfeldt III outside a convenience store. Sprouse also shot and…