Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Early Voting Update

    The total number of voters checked-in during early voting in the mayoral runoff election Monday was 120. This makes for a total of 1,078 voters checked-in during early voting, so far. Today is the final…

  • JP #3 Complex Project Gets Cost Adjustment

    Do to a fortunate flip-flop on the lowering of the cost on one project and the increase on another, the overall cost for a couple of projects on the JP #3 complex worked out to…

  • Country Christmas 2015

    The Huntsville 4H/FFA Ag Boosters are having their Country Christmas 2015 at the Walker County Fairgrounds this week. Their president, Kelly Davis, updates us . . . .

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a vehicle was stolen from the intersection of Lakeridge Drive and Lake Road. Two vehicle burglaries were reported–one in the 1600 block of Sycamore Avenue…

  • President Obama Addresses Terrorist Issues From Oval Office

    In a rare Oval Office address, President Obama last night addressed the nation in regard to the current war on terrorism in remarks spurred by the recent terrorist shooting in San Bernardino, California . .…

  • Highway 190 Slaying

    The Huntsville Item reports that law enforcement authorities are looking into the fatal shooting of a Huntsville woman on Highway 190 last night east of the intersection of Highway 190 and Sycamore Avenue. A Huntsville…

  • Early Voting Update

    The total number of voters checked-in during early voting Friday was 120. That makes for a total of 958 voters checked-in during early voting, so far. Early voting resumes today from 8am to  5pm and…

  • Boy Scout Troop #98 Selling Christmas Trees

    Local Boy Scout Troop #98 is having their annual Christmas Tree Sale. Scoutmaster David Gray tells us all about it . . . .

  • Walk Across Texas Event

    AgriLife Extension is hosting an event in January. County Extension Agent for Family & Consumer Sciences Lana Franceschini updates us . . . .   You can register at walker.agrilife.org/walk-across-texas. The goal is to walk…

  • House Speaker Ryan Addresses Republicans On Priorities

    New Speaker of the House, Republican Paul Ryan, this past week delivered an address on legislative priorities to House Republicans at the Library of Congress. He said their “number one goal for next year is…