Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Citizen’s Police Academy Ahead

    Officer Ryann Kaaa informs us that the Huntsville Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy begins January 25th and lasts through April 18th. It’s open to anyone who wants to apply. Participants have to go through an…

  • Good Shepherd Mission Plans Kitchen Expansion

    The Good Shepherd Mission, which serves many in their dining room with meals for those in need, is in the process of trying to expand their kitchen. We talked with the Mission’s director, Reverend Dave…

  • U-S State Department Issues Travel Alert

    Monday, the U-S State Department issued a worldwide travel alert because of increased terror threats. According to the State Department, there is information that ISIS, Al Qaeda, Boko Haram and other groups are planning attacks…

  • Russian Warplane Shot Down By Turkish Fighter Jets

    A Russian warplane near Syria’s border with Turkey has been shot down by two Turkish F-16 fighter jets. The warplane was hit by an air-to-air missile north of the Syrian port city of Latakia. A…

  • Four Soldiers In Fort Hood Die In Helicopter Crash

    Monday, four soldiers lost their lives when a UH-60 helicopter crashed at Fort Hood. The crash happened sometime before six last night. The four crewmen were found dead at the scene. They were on a…

  • Local Area Firefighters Get New Radios Thanks To Big Grant

    Local firefighters will be receiving state-of-the-art radios thanks to a recent grant. Walker County Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell updated us at Commissioners’ Court Monday . . . .

  • SHSU’s Paul Ridings Comments On Upcoming Bearkats Game

    SHSU Associate Athletic Director of Media Relations Paul Ridings tells us the Bearkats will be hosting the Big Sky Conference Champion, Southern Utah, this weekend in the starting round of the NCAA Division I Football…

  • Courthouse Judges’ Security To Be Improved

    In a move forward to strengthen courthouse security a bit more for judges, commissioners listened to a request from County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford to add video cameras . . . . The $13,728 dollar…

  • Good Shepherd Mission Director Dave Smith Talks About Food Bank

    One of the helping organizations in our community is the Good Shepherd Mission. One of the several things they do to help those in need is operate a food bank. We recently asked Good Shepherd…

  • Early Voting In Mayoral Election Ahead

    Early voting will be conducted for the mayoral runoff at the Walker County Annex, 1301 Sam Houston Avenue, Suite 101, from November 25th to December 8th, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. There…