Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Rachel Willeford Withdraws from Council Race

    Huntsville City Council candidate Rachel Willeford has officially dropped out of the race to fill the unexpired term of former at-large position #1 Councilmember James Fitch because of recent moving plans. Andy Brauninger will run…

  • 33-Year-Old is SHSU Homecoming Queen Candidate

    Among this year’s homecoming queen candidates at SHSU is a determined 33-year-old woman. We asked education major Teri Clark why she decided to run at the age of 33? . . . . QUEENHOME10-3-13 Teri…

  • Texas Prison Museum Update

    Texas Prison Museum Director Jim Willett fills us in on a couple of things coming up at the museum . . . . PRISONMUS10-3-13 Jim Willett will be our guest on “Around Town” this weekend.

  • Pentobarbital Source for TDCJ Revealed

    In response to a Freedom of Information request from the Associated Press, TDCJ has made documents available which show they bought eight vials of the execution drug pentobarbital in September through a Houston suburban compounding…

  • City Announces New Finance Director

    The City of Huntsville has a new Finance Director.  He is Steve Ritter. City Manager Matt Benoit made the announcement at this week’s regular session of the council . . . . NEWCITFIN10-2-13

  • Knees Seminar at HMH Tonight

    Medical Professionals from Huntsville Memorial Hospital continually offer seminars on various medical issues which may be helpful to citizens of the Walker County Community. Director of Rehabilitation Services, Margaret Gulledge, updates us on a beneficial…

  • Sam Houston Tea Party Meeting Tonight

    The Sam Houston Tea Party will have a “Come and Take It Elections” workshop from 6:30 to 8 tonight at the Veterans Conference Center on Highway 75 North.  Speakers include Jeff Scully from FreedomWorks, Walker…

  • “Great Muddy Escape” Planned

    The Great Muddy Escape, held every October in Huntsville, has something for everyone. For the extreme adventurer, there are the culverts, the mud pits, and the wall. The Great Muddy Escape is a fun-run for…

  • “Bataan Death March” Survivor Passes Away

    A local war hero has passed away. SHSU Military Chair Lt. Col. Rob McCormick informed Huntsville City Councilmembers at their session last night . . . . VIRGILLARUE10-2-13 Mr. LaRue was 98.

  • Council Discusses Preservation Ordinance

    One of the central topics for discussion at Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session was an historic preservation ordinance. During a public hearing local property owner George Russell, who owns several homes of historical significance…