Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Several Area Accidents Reported Involving Trapped Victims

    New Waverly Firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that firefighters were called to the third major accident in as many days where victims were reported trapped in their vehicles. On Saturday night, two people were killed when…

  • Kroger & HEB Purchase Land Locally

    Just to keep you updated with what’s going on in Huntsville with a couple of major food store corporations, City Director of Development Services Aron Kulhavy informed us about some local property acquisitions . .…

  • “Street Lords Of Huntsville” To Feed Five Elderly Families

    Thanksgiving dinners will be delivered in all kinds of ways this weekend–even by motorcycle. “Street Lords of Huntsville” Public Relations Officer Jim Jones tells us that their recently chartered local motorcycle club has announced that…

  • Good Shepherd Mission Update

    Good Sheperd Mission Executive Director, Reverend Dave Smith, tells us, “The Mission just wants to thank our community for helping make us a very viable, faith-based organization to serve this community . . . .”…

  • Beware Of Holiday Thieves

    The holiday season is upon us.  And just as we prepare for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and visiting the malls and shopping centers, thieves are also preparing to shop–in your vehicle. Sheriff McRae and the…

  • Ferguson, Missouri Grand Jury Reaches Decision On Indictment

    Last night a decision was reached by a grand jury in Ferguson, MIssouri regarding the indictment of Officer Darren Wilson in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch made the…

  • New County Jail Meets Jail Standards

    The County got good news on our new jail from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. In Commissioners’ Court Monday, Walker County Judge Danny Pierce read a letter from the state regulating agency . .…

  • City Bowling Fundraiser Big Success

    City of Huntsville employees second annual bowling tournament was a huge success, with more than $10,000 raised for five local charities. City Neighborhood Resources Director Sherry McKibben presented checks at City hall Monday to local…

  • Update On Use Of Remaining 2012 Certificate Of Obligation Funds

    At Monday morning’s meeting of Walker County Commissioners, County Auditor Patricia Allen updated commissioners on the leftover remaining funds from the 2012 Certificate of Obligation funds from the new County Jail project. The audio-video project…

  • “Books Are Fun” Sale

    The HMH Auxiliary is hosting a “Books are Fun” sale until 4:00 p.m. today in the HMH Front Lobby. “Books are Fun” has many product categories, including children’s story books, cookbooks, stationery and scrapbooking, music…