Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Tree Sale Saturday

    A “Tree Sale” put on by the Walker County Proud Communities is scheduled to be held from 8 to noon Saturday. It all happens at the Walker County Storm Shelter on Highway 75 North. They…

  • Secretary Tillerson Delivers Introductory Speech to State Department Employees

    The Trump Administration’s new Secretary of State, former Exxon CEO and former Huntsville resident, Rex Tillerson, was well-received by State Department employees at his introductory speech there Thursday . . . .   In his…

  • SHSU President Dr. Dana Hoyt Comments on Capital Campaign

    We got a chance to talk with SHSU President Dr. Dana Hoyt recently about the university’s $125 million dollar campaign for facilities and programs. She filled us in on what the funds would support .…

  • Ducks Unlimited Banquet

    The Ducks Unlimited Banquet is coming up soon.  Spokesperson Marsh Miller tells us all about it . . . .   For ticket informaiton, call Marsh Miller at 936-438-8000 or Robert Schweitzer at 936-661-6842.

  • White House Press Secretary Spicer Comments on Trade Deal Meeting

    The Trump administration is already moving forward on improving trade. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer commented on a meeting with the president Thursday with legislators, including Ways & Means Chairman and Congressman, Kevin Brady…

  • Rex Tillerson Sworn-in as Secretary of State

    Former Huntsville resident and former Exxon CEO, Rex Tillerson, was sworn in by Vice-President Mike Pence at the White House last night . . . .   Our 8th District Congressman, Kevin Brady, comments .…

  • Police News

    Police News

    The Huntsville Police Department is currently investigating three cases involving the theft or attempted theft of pickups.  This follows investigations into the theft or attempted theft of up to 16 pickups in the last several…

  • SAAFE House 2nd Annual “Designer Purse Bingo” Ahead

    SAAFE House, the organization that helps out and shelters women and children when they need a safe place to stay in situations of domestic violence and sexual assault, has a big fund raising event coming…

  • Richard Eglsaer Named Provost at SHSU

    Sam Houston State University President Dana Hoyt announced that Richard Eglsaer has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective Feb. 1. Eglsaer has been serving in the interim provost position since July…

  • City Finance Committee Discusses Unallocated Reserve Policy

    At their meeting Tuesday, members of the Huntsville City Council’s Finance Committee discussed, among other issues, the 25% Unallocated Reserve policy for the General Fund and Enterprise Funds. Councilmember Rodriguez speculated on the possibility of…