Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Sheriff’s Office Announces Arrests of Nineteen Individuals

    Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae announces the arrest of nineteen individuals for their roles in a methamphetamine distribution operation working in Walker County.  The joint investigation included Federal and State authorities. During the course of…

  • Early Voting Update

    The total number of voters checked-in for early Wednesday was 182–this makes for a three-day total of 510 voters checked-in for early voting in Walker County.

  • HISD Trustees Meet Tonight

    The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting this evening at six in the Hawkins Administration Building. The Board will recognize students and staff. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes approval of a local…

  • Campus-Carry Meeting Ahead At SHSU

    On Aug. 1, 2016, State Senate Bill No. 11 will go into effect, allowing students, faculty, staff and other visitors who have a concealed handgun license to carry their concealed handguns while on campuses across…

  • Paul Ryan Considering Speakership Post

    Congressman Paul Ryan is seriously considering being the next Speaker of the House. We talked to our 8th District Representative Kevin Brady about the issue Tuesday. He said, Ryan talked to members of the House…

  • VP Joe Biden Says He’s Not Running For President

    You may have heard–Vice President Joe Biden will not run for the presidency. He explained why in the Rose Garden at the White House Tuesday . . . .   Vice-President Biden said he will…

  • Butch Davis Comments On Recent Fire

    Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis reported to us at 5:30 this morning that he thanked everyone for their help in taking care of the wildfire at FM 980 and FM 2628 in Walker…

  • Councilmembers Focus On University Avenue Issue

    At last night’s Huntsville City Council session, one agenda item spawning much discussion regarded changing University Avenue to Bobby K Marks Drive to a one-way street, taking care of street maintenance and signs and signing…

  • Tuesday Early Voting Results

    The total number of voters checked-in for early voting Tuesday was 175.  This results in a two-day total of 328 voters checked-in for early voting in Walker County.

  • Fire Chief Grisham Urges Caution Because Of Potential Fire Situation

    The recent wildfire in Huntsville, of course, shows the fire danger of dry conditions in our area. Tuesday, we talked with Fire Chief Tom Grisham about the potential fire situation in Walker County . .…