Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session Wednesday

    Coming up this Wednesday, Walker County Commissioners will meet at nine at the courthouse for a special agenda. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss withdrawing from the Texas Department of Agriculture 2015…

  • South Carolina Shooter Dylann Roof Found Guilty

    In South Carolina Thursday, a jury convicted 22-year-old Dylann Roof of killing nine black members of a bible study in June of 2015 . Roof was found guilty on 33 federal charges against him. The…

  • Congressman Brady Holds Tax Reform Town Hall Today

    Our 8th District congressman, Kevin Brady, will hold a Tax Reform Town Hall this afternoon from 2 to 3 PM at the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce headquarters at 1327 11th Street. Mr. Brady will…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday HPD assisted DPS at State Highway 19 and Sterling Chapel Road after a vehicle pursuit with multiple people involved. The burglary of a building in the…

  • Christmas Parade Saturday

    Don’t forget the Huntsville Lions Club’s Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday. The parade kicks off at Sam Houston Avenue and 20th Street at 6:30 PM.

  • Citizenship Program is Coming Back

    SHSU Political Science Professor and Coordinator for the Center for Law, Education and Politics student organization, MikeYawn, informs us the Citizenship Program will be back next year. We talked to him recently . . .…

  • Business & Outdoor Expo Ahead

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for their next big event. Chamber President Carol Smith updates us . . . .   If you’d like to participate, call the Chamber at 295-8113.

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at six this evening at the Hawkins Administration Building for a regular board meeting. The Board will recognize students, staff and various district accomplishments. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes…

  • Warren Wayne Lewis Gets 75 Years

    The Huntsville Item reports that Wednesday, 40-year-old Warren Wayne Lewis was sentenced to 75 years in prison by a Walker County jury. Lewis was found guilty of the first-degree felony murder of Machelle Archie in…

  • Trump Meets with High-Tech Leaders

    Wednesday at Trump Tower, President-elect Donald Trump met with many of America’s tech industry leaders to reset his relationship with them following a hard-fought election . . . .   High-tech CEO’s included Amazon’s Jeff…