Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Hurricane Maria Update

    Puerto Rico has been hit hard by Hurricane Maria, causing extensive damage to structures and leaving no electrical power across the entire island. It has been predicted that it will take weeks or even months…

  • Councilmember Allen Censured by City Council

    Huntsville City Councilmembers agreed to adopt a censure resolution in regard to Councilmember Ron Allen at this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council. We talked with Councilmember Paul Davidhizar who explained, “In July,…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday an unknown suspect was reported to have damaged property in the 2100 block of Sam Houston Avenue. A theft of a firearm was reported to the…

  • Heart of Huntsville Program

    This will be the third year for the Heart of Huntsville program. It’s presented by SHSU’s Center for Law, Engagement and Politics. Political Science Professor Mike Yawn tells us all about it . . .…

  • Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Extended for 39 Counties

    The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has announced that the deadline has been extended to October 31, 2017 for individuals filing for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in all 39 counties declared in Presidential Disaster Declaration FEMA 4332-DR.…

  • Road Closing

    Administrative Assistant for Walker County Road & Bridge Precinct #3, Luciann Smith, informs us that Wood Farm Road will be closed from McGilberry to Tejas from 3 PM to 6 PM for road repair today.

  • Earthquake in Mexico

    Today, the death toll continued to climb following a 7.1 earthquake that was centered near the Puebla state town in Mexico called Raboso.   Raboso is located 76 miles southeast of Mexico City. A search for…

  • Hurricane Maria

    Hurricane Maria hit the U-S Virgin Island of St. Croix earlier today and is now hitting Puerto Rico. Maria weakened  to a Category 4 storm with sustained wins of close to 155 miles-per-hour. Hurricane Maria…

  • Council Approves Tax Rate

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council adopted a tax rate for levying taxes for the City of Huntsville for Fiscal Year 2017-18. Councilmember Rodriguez announced the rate . . . .   So, the council…

  • TDCJ Job Fair

    TDCJ informs us that a job fair will be held by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on Thursday, September 21st at the HEARTS Museum in Huntsville from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. The address…