Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Preventing Burglaries

    Residential burglary is a persistent problem in most communities. There are ways to help deter it. We talked with HPD Lt. Jim Barnes about the issue . . . .   Lt. Barnes also highly…

  • Washington Naval Yard On Lockdown

    The Washington Naval Yard remains on lockdown this morning. There is, at this time, no confirmation of shots fired. The yard is the site of a 2013 shooting where a gunman killed 12 people.

  • Crime Stoppers Crime Report

    Crime Stoppers reports these crimes: A construction site on homes in the 3200 block of Elks Drive had tools stolen from the site between June 29, 2015 and June 30, 2015. The tools included a…

  • Chamber’s Diva Night Ahead

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Diva Night is scheduled for Friday, August 14th in the LSC Ballroom at SHSU 5:30 to 8:30. Chamber Board member Tammy Nokes updates us . . . .

  • NJ Governor Chris Christie Throws His Hat Into Presidential Ring

    And in a fiery speech Tuesday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced his candidacy for president in his hometown of Livingston, New Jersey. . . .

  • More FEMA Info

    State and federal dollars are flowing into Texas communities recovering from the May 4 through June 19 storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and floods. To date, more than $137 million in state and federal grants, U.S.…

  • Same-Sex Marriage Licenses To Be Issued

    Following the Supreme Court decision making same-sex marriages legal in all 50 states, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said county clerks in Texas who have religious objections to same-sex marriage can opt out of issuing…

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. Reindicted

    The Huntsville Item reports that John Ray Falk, Jr., who was originally indicted by a grand jury in Walker County in 2008 for the slaying of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield, has been re-indicted for…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday police investigated a Residential Burglary in the 2800 block of Old Houston Road. A known suspect was reported to have assaulted a victim in the 1200…

  • Karen Bilsing On Snake Presentation

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital Manager of Community Relations Karen Bilsing informs us that the hospital “will host a venemous snake bite education program this evening with displays opening at 5:30 and presentations at six . .…