Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Five Dallas Police Officers Killed Thursday-Update

    Thursday night in downtown Dallas five Dallas Police officers were killed and six wounded following an anti-police march. The shooter, 25-year-old Micah Xavier Johnson, was eventually blown up by a police robot carrying an explosive…

  • FBI Director Comey Testifies Before House Committee

    Thursday, FBI Director James Comey testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on his department’s investigation of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server in the basement of her home…

  • Good Shepherd Mission’s Reverend Dave Smith Introducing “Mission Mobile Ministry Machine”

    Even another ministry is getting underway at the Good Shepherd Mission. It all involves the Mission Mobile Ministry Machine. Mission executive director Reverend Dave Smith tells us more . . . .   Reverend Dave…

  • Mayor Brauninger Salutes SHSU Baseball Team

    If you haven’t heard, this week the City proclaimed July 5th SHSU Baseball Team Day. Mayor Andy Brauninger made the proclamation at this week’s regular meeting of the council . . . .

  • Congressman Brady Comments on New Chairman Position

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady recently accepted the position of Chairman of the House, Ways & Means Committee. I recently asked him how the job was going, and that I understand he gets no…

  • Change to Off-Campus Dialing Coming Soon at SHSU

    In collaboration with local law enforcement, Sam Houston State University’s Division of Information Technology will change the process for placing off-campus calls from a university line. Beginning Aug. 15, individuals must dial 8, rather than…

  • Sheriff’s Office Seeking James Edward Tubbs

    On July 1st, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in Riverside at the residence of 65-year-old James Edward Tubbs. Investigators had received numerous complaints of drug dealing at the residence, and it…

  • Council Hears Rita B Huff Budget Request

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, former mayor and a member of the Rita B Huff Humane Society Adoption board, Mac Woodward, spoke to councilmembers regarding a budget request . .…

  • Walker County Needs Election Workers

    The Walker County Elections Department is actively seeking citizens to serve as election workers during early voting and on election day. County Election Officer Diana McRae said,“The Secretary of State’s Office is predicting a record…

  • Speaker Ryan Comments on Hillary Clinton and FBI Director Comey

    In a news conference in Washington Wednesday, Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan expressed strong feelings in regard to FBI director Comey’s decision not to recommend Hillary Clinton for indictment for classified email on…