Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Boehner Farewell Address

    Former Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner made his farewell speech to his fellow House members Thursday morning . . . .

  • Paul Ryan Elected Speaker

    Wisconsin Republican Paul Ryan was elected as the 54th Speaker of the House of Representatives Thursday on a 236 to 196 vote. Speaker Ryan addressed the full house yesterday . . . .

  • Time Change This Weekend

    Don’t forget the time change this weekend. Daylight Savings Time ends. Set your clock back one hour on Sunday, November 1st, at 2 AM.

  • Moderator Issues Arise During 3rd Republican Presidential Debate

    The third Republican presidential debate was held last night live from Colorado. A general perception of the event was that the debate turned out not to focus on the issues, but was an attack on…

  • Military Blimp Breaks From Its Moorings

    Wednesday, an unmanned Army surveillance blimp broke from its moorings at a Maryland military complex and floated over Pennsylvania for several hours before deflating and falling to the ground. Along the way, its tether struck…

  • Early Voting Update

    The total number of voters checked-in for early voting Wednesday was 245. This makes for a total of 1,597 voters checked-in during early voting in Walker County.

  • City Manager Benoit Explains 4B Proposal

    Various possible City programs and projects were discussed by Huntsville’s City Manager Matt Benoit at Tuesday night’s State of the City Address. A new plan under consideration is the 4B proposal. Mr. Benoit explained it…

  • Press & Presidency Course To Be Offered

    Former deputy White House press secretary in the Reagan administration, Peter Roussel, who is now the Philip G. Warner Endowed Chair in SHSU’s Department of Mass Communication, will teach an expanded version of MCOM 3360,…

  • Sen. Cornyn Comments On Criminal Justice Reform

    Our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, this week addressed reporters in regard to recent efforts to move forward on Criminal Justice reforms . . . .   Senator Cornyn added, “Hopefully, after we get through…

  • Early Voting Update

    The total number of voters checked-in for early voting Tuesday, October 27, was 270. This makes for a total of 1352 voters checked-in during early voting in Walker County.