Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • November Election Filings for City Ballot

    The position for mayor and Councilmembers for Wards 1-4 will be on the November 7, 2017 general election ballot. Filing for the positions ran from July 22, 2017 to August 21, 2017, from 8 a.m.…

  • West Hill Apartment Home Community Breaking Ground

    Bius Investments informs us that, “The West Hill apartment home community is breaking ground and will soon rise out of the hill on the west side of Huntsville. The development is being constructed on Col.…

  • President Trump Delivers Speech on Afghanistan to Servicemembers and the American Public

    Monday night, President Trump delivered a speech about U-S military involvement with Afghanistan directly to servicemembers at Ft. Myers, Virginia and the American public. The president will be sending an additional 4,000 troops to Afghanistan.…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Friday a known suspect assaulted a victim causing minor injury in the 2200 block of Bobby K Marks Drive. On the day shift Saturday, Anthony Scott Jr.…

  • Energy from Windpower in Texas

    Texas continues to lead the nation in both annual installations (with 2,611 MW added in 2016) and cumulative installed wind capacity, reaching a total of 20,320 megawatts (MW) of wind installed by the end of…

  • Commissioners Meet for Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a special session this afternoon at 1:30 at the courthouse. County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss the possibility of a Walker County Burn Ban. Commissioners will discuss possible…

  • Presidential Address Tonight

    Following a meeting with U-S Generals at the presidential Camp David retreat Friday on a strategy for the war in Afghanistan, President Trump will address the nation from the White House at 8 tonight. At…

  • Comedian Jerry Lewis Has Died

    Comedian, movie star and former host of the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation Labor Day Telethon, Jerry Lewis, is dead at the age of 91. His manager, Mark Rozzano, reported he died Sunday of natural causes at…

  • Mayor Brauninger to Speak Tonight

    Walker County Republican women will present Huntsville Mayor Andy Brauninger in a program called “Huntsville Growth: The Opportunities and The Challenges It Brings” tonight following a brief business meeting at 6 PM in the Auditorium…

  • Solar Eclipse Viewing Today

    Again a reminder that everyone is invited to join Sam Houston State University’s Society of Physics Students as they host solar eclipse viewing from noon to 1:30 p.m at the SHSU Observatory today. Students, faculty,…