Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • “Back the Blue” Golf Tournament Looking for Teams

    Walker County Sheriff Clint McCrae informs us that a fund-raising event call “Back the Blue” is coming up in December . . . .   Sheriff McRae also told us, “We are very fortunate here…

  • Man Accosts and Robs Elderly Man

    The Huntsville Item reports that Monday afternoon a 94-year-old Huntsville man was transported to the hospital after being robbed and assaulted in the parking lot of the Dollar General in the 200 block of Highway…

  • Carrier to Keep Jobs in Indiana

    Tuesday, the Carrier air conditioning company said they and come to an agreement with President-elect Donald Trump that would save 1,000 jobs in Indianapolis and keep them from being moved to Mexico. Agreement details were…

  • Town Creek Closure on Avenu N

    The City of Huntsville’s Town Creek Drainage Project Phase II is adding a work area on Avenue N between 10th and 11th Streets. The closure began November 29 and will continue into early 2017. Drivers…

  • Rita B Huff Donation Christmas Tree At Home Depot

    The Rita B Huff Humane Society is in need of your financial help in support of its no-kill humane shelter. We talked recently with Rita B Huff executive director Deborah Turner, and she told us…

  • Walker County Hospital Board Meets

    The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District will hold a regular meeting, open to the public, tonight at 7. Attendees may address the Board if they register prior to the meeting being…

  • Student from Somalia Injures 11 at Ohio State

    Monday at Ohio State University, a student from Somalia injured 11 people in an attack on a crowd of campus pedestrians. Eighteen-year-old Abdul Razak Ali Artan drove his car into the crowd outside an engineering…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday an unknown suspect damaged property in a case of criminal mischief in the 1800 block of Avenue Q. On the day shift Saturday, the HPD…

  • Ambulance Remount Approved by Commissioners

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, EMS Coordinator John Nabors addressed commissioners for approval of a bid for the purchase of an ambulance remount. With a budget for the remount of $102,500 the County received bids higher…

  • Sheriff’s Office Receives Donation

    Walker County Sheriff’s Office Operation’s Bureau Captain Tim Whitecotton addressed County Commissioners Monday morning in regard to accepting a donation for the Sheriff’s Office to purchase equipment and/or provide training . . . .  …