Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • District Attorney Weeks on “Open Carry” Law

    The Open Carry Law goes into effect January 1st. We talked with Walker County Criminal District Attorney David Weeks, who said his office is “still trying to work through it . . . .”  …

  • Chief Grisham Talks about Fireworks Use

    For this New Year’s Eve, Huntsville Fire Chief Tom Grisham passes along information about fireworks use . . . .   Chief Grisham also recommends all fireworks should be handled by an adult and not…

  • City Manager Matt Benoit Looks Ahead to 2016

    Wednesday, we talked with Huntsville’s City Manager Matt Benoit who is looking ahead to 2016 . . . .

  • Judge Pierce Discusses Grants for Radios

    Walker County Judge Danny Pierce tells us the County recently made a successful move forward in equipping firefighters with the proper radios due to a recent grant . . . .

  • PATH Act to Go into Effect

    The “PATH” act, or Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes goes into effect the first of the year. Permanent extensions for tax relief for families and individuals include enhanced child, American opportunity and earned income tax…

  • Essential Oils Class Returns to Library

    Essential oils teacher, Melissa Gonzalez, returns to the Huntsville Public Library for an all new series of classes to discuss new topics on the use of essential oils. The first class will be held January…

  • Relief Effort Drive Underway for North Texas Storm Victims

    Efforts are underway to help those affected by the recent tornado devastation to sections of the North Texas area. Huntsville Police Department Community Service Officer Ryan Kaaa updates us . . . .

  • CBS News Says Justice Department to Investigate Blue Bell

    According to a story from CBS News, the Justice Department has begun investigating Blue Bell after their ice cream was reported to be linked to an outbreak of listeria that may have caused the death…

  • EMC Butch Davis Comments on Trinity River Issues

    We talked with Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis Tuesday. Of course, he’s been keeping an eye on flooding issues along the Trinity River in northern Walker County. It looks like that area will…

  • City Employees Share the Christmas Spirit

    The City of Huntsville Publication, “This Week in Huntsville,” reports that: “City employees raised $8,400 to donate to charity at this year’s bowling tournament. SAAFE House, the Senior Center of Walker County, the COME Center…