Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Town Creek-Related Closures

    The City of Huntsville’s Town Creek Drainage Project Phase II is progressing, and work in the affected areas is likely to produce delays and detours. Currently, 7th Street between Old Madisonville Road and Avenue M…

  • Hospital District Meeting Tonight

    Tonight at six, the Walker County Hospital District Board of Managers will have a special meeting open to the public at Huntsville Memorial Hospital second floor Meeting Room A. After calling the meeting to order,…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday in the 1000 block of University Avenue police investigated a case of an unknown suspect who made harassing phone calls to a victim. A vehicle…

  • Trinity County Man Injured after Jump from Rail Bridge

    The Huntsville Item reports that a man from Trinity County suffered serious injuries Friday evening when he was forced to jump from a railroad bridge close to Riverside in order to avoid being hit by…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Deportation Issues

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady says thousands of deportation cases are being quietly delayed . . . .

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Sales Halted

    The Samsung Company says they are halting sales of their star-crossed Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after some fires involving the phones that had been provided as safe replacements for the models that had been recalled.…

  • Sunday’s Debate

    As we get closer to the November presidential election, the attacks of the candidates get ramped up. A tape of Donald Trump making lewd comments about women to radio and tv personality Billy Bush 11…

  • Voter Registration and Early Voting Update

    There is a major election coming up on November 8th. There are several things to keep in mind before then. Tax Assessor-Collector Diana McRae fills us in . . . .   Ms. McRae said,…

  • Bond Election FAQ on Web

    Huntsville City Manager Lee Woodward informs us that, “The City of Huntsville does have three propositions on the November 8th election for bond items, and so a number of questions have arisen that the City…

  • SHSU Homecoming Week

    It’s Homecoming Week at SHSU. We talked with SHSU Department of Student Activities Director Brandon Cooper . . . .   Wednesday there’s the Sam Jam Carnival at Holleman Field Thursday, the Bearkats will join…