Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congressman Brady Holds Tax Reform Town Hall

    Congressman Brady addressed a big crowd at Chamber of Commerce headquarters Friday afternoon at a Town Hall on tax reform. He said he had three big reforms. They “propose to cut taxes on local businesses…

  • HISD Trustees Discuss “Engaged Learning Model”

    There is underway a five-year plan on implementing the Huntsville Engaged Learning Model at HISD. Engage2Learn’s Kammi Green updated Trustees on the effort. Ms. Green has worked with the district over a year-and-a-half . .…

  • SHSU LEAP Students to Attend Inauguration

    Our guests on “Around Town” over the weekend included student members of SHSU’s Center for Law, Engagement & Politics and the organization’s director, Professor Mike Yawn. The student group was very busy this past semester,…

  • 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.