Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Boys & Girls Club Summer Camp Coming Up

    Boys & Girls Club Summer Camp will be getting underway soon. Executive Director Michelle Spencer tells us all about it . . . .   To sign up, visit the website walkercountykids.org or call 291-6054.

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a commercial burglary was investigated in the 100 block of I-45. In the 1000 block of MLK, counterfeit money was found. In the 2400 block…

  • Teenager Killed in Accident Friday Night

    The Huntsville Item over the weekend reported that a 14-year-old girl was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street Friday night around 10:30 at Highway 75 South near David Street. Emergency responders attempted to…

  • Huntsville ISD to Host Round-Up for incoming Pre-K & Kindergarten Students

    It’s Huntsville ISD Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Round Up time for Fall 2016 Enrollment. The district has planned a 2-day centralized event for Tuesday, May 17 and Wednesday, May 18 at the HISD Transportation Center located…

  • HISD Athletics Partners with HMH-Sports Medicine to Offer HHS & MPMS Athletes Free Sports Physicals

    Huntsville ISD announces that student athletes at Huntsville High School and Mance Park Middle School will be offered the opportunity to have a FREE Sports Physical for the upcoming school year. Each year, student athletes…

  • Ken Meyer on “Never Quit” March in Town Today

    Today, Ken Meyer, a former Air Force Security Police veteran PTSD survivor on a 628-mile “Never Quit” march to raise funds for the Lone Star Survivor Foundation, will be at McKenzies Barbecue from 11:30 to…

  • Opioid Legislation Moving Forward

    In Texas as well as the rest of the county, there’s a 15-year increase in deaths involving opioids like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and a more recent surge in heroin overdose deaths. The U-S House has…

  • Walker County is a Shelter Hub

    We’ve been reminding you that the hurricane season begins on June 1st and ends on November 30th. Over the weekend on “Around Town,” we talked with Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis. He passed…

  • Ken Meyer “Never Quit March” Coming to Town

    Ken Meyer, a former Air force Security Police Veteran and PTSD survivor on a 628-mile “Never Quit” march to raise funds for the Lone Survivor Foundation, will be escorted into Huntsville to the HEART Veterans…

  • General Sam Houston Folk Festival Underway Today

    The annual General Sam Houston Folk Festival gets underway today in Huntsville on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. Spokesperson Mary Allen-Keating tells us all about it . . . .