Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Trump Budget Released

    President Trump has released his first budget. In his budget proposal, three federal agencies would experience an increase in federal funds: Defense, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security.  Defense is designated for a 10 percent increase,…

  • Another Manufactured Home Dealership Burglary Reported in Huntsville

    The Huntsville Item reports that the police in Huntsville are looking into another burglary of a manufactured home dealership. Between Sunday and Tuesday one of the homes at Clayton Homes on I-45 was broken into.…

  • Wage Statistics From Bureau of Labor Statistics

    The Southwest Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released, County Employment and Wages in Texas–Third Quarter 2016. The report shows national rankings of wage levels, wage growth, and employment changes for…

  • Federal Judge in Hawaii Issues Temporary Restraining Order on Travel Ban

    In Hawaii Wednesday a federal judge, Derrick K. Watson, issued a nationwide temporary restraining order to halt President Trump’s travel ban from going into effect last night at midnight. The president’s executive order would have…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday in the 500 block of 14th Street Danielle Denise Walker and and Chantel Sharee Walker were arrested for assault with a weapon in family violence. On…

  • Sen. Schwertner Works to Bring UIL Events to the Brazos Valley

    On Friday, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed SB 1981, a bill that could have a big impact on the future of competitive high school events in Texas.  Under SB 1981, the University Interscholastic League (UIL)…

  • Citizenship Preparation Course

    The Huntsville Public Library, in conjunction with the Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Law, Engagement, and Politics (LEAP) Center, will present a free five-week Citizenship Preparation Course. The class will be held from 6 to…

  • Temporary Water Shutoff Today

    Today, March 15th, water will be shut off on Southwood Drive, Timberwood Lane and everything south of 7190 State Highway 75 South to the Goree Prison Unit. Signs and outage notices have been placed to…

  • Road Closure Today & Tomorrow

    The off ice of Precinct 3 Commissioner Bill Daugette has advised that Woodfarm Road, east of McGilberry and just past Tejas, will be closed Wednesday 3/15 and Thursday 3/16 from 7am to 4pm for paving.

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. Allowed to Represent Himself During Appeal

    The Huntsville Item reports that during a hearing Tuesday at the Walker County Courthouse Judge Bill McAdams ruled that John Ray Falk, Jr., who was given the death sentence earlier this month in Lufkin for…