Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Meeting Held on I-14 Thursday

    Thursday afternoon County commissioners, City councilmembers, representatives from TxDOT and the Gulf Coast Strategic Highway Coalition met for a discussion on the proposed Interstate 14 project. The interstate, in early planning stages, will link several…

  • Labor Day Weekend Safe Driving

    Drinking and driving during this Labor Day weekend is not a good idea. We recently talked with HPD Lt. Jim Barnes . . . .

  • Texas 4H Livestock Ambassadors Recent Trip to South America

    Local Texas 4H Ambassadors recently went on an agriculturally-oriented trip to Uruguay and Argentina. One of the accompanying chaperones was Texas Agri-Life Extension Agent Reg Leppley. He picked up a lot of good, usable agricultural…

  • Congressman Brady Takes a Look at the President’s Economy

    President Obama’s batting average on the economy is none too good. Congressman Kevin Brady explains . . . .

  • Trump Outlines Immigration Plans

    Following a meeting Wednesday with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in Mexico, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump returned to Arizona the same day to deliver an address on his immigration policy. Building a wall along…

  • High-Speed Chase Suspect Arrested

    The Walker County Sheriff’s Office has reported to the Item that the Livingston man, 32-year-old Jeremy O’Daniel Fuller, who led officers on a high-speed chase last week has been apprehended. He was arrested after a…

  • Road Closing–Avenue M and 7th Street

    Deputy City Secretary Megan Kaltenbach informs us that an area at the intersection of Avenue M and 7th Street will be temporarily closed from Thursday, September 1, during the afternoon and into the evening for…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Tuesday in a domestic case in the 600 block of 6th Street a known juvenile was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in family violence–six…

  • City Council Special Session Today

    The Huntsville City Council will have a workshop today at 1:30 in the City Council Chamber. The Council will meet with Walker County Commissioners, the Texas Department of Transportation and the Gulf Coast Strategic Highway…

  • Former Senator Bob Graham Comments on 28-Page Report on 9/11 and Saudi Arabia

    Wednesday at the National Press Club, former Florida Senator Bob Graham talked about recently released classified information, 28 pages from the House Intelligence Committee, on the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Saudi Arabia has been suspected of…