Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. Back In Court

    John Ray Falk, Jr. returned to 278th Judicial District Court Wednesday. Falk was part of an escape from TDCJ that resulted in the death of TDCJ officer Susan Canfield eight years ago. Falk has pleaded…

  • City Employee Wage Hike Not Passed By Council

    At this week’s regular council session, one of the Decision Packages for the 2015-16 budget that was discussed involved proposed funding sources and levels of various employee benefits. Councilmember Andy Brauninger said he “wants our…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday officers responded to 8 accident scenes in Huntsville between 1:15 and 2:14 PM. All were minor accidents with two vehicles that fled the scene. Officers also…

  • Laws Seminar Scheduled At SHSU

    During its 84th legislative session, the Texas Legislature passed 1,282 laws related to everything from search warrants, to the publication of criminal records, to debit card charges, to the releasing of student academic information, and…

  • Iran Nuke Deal Appears To Have Enough Senate Votes

    It looks now as if the Obama administration now has enough support to hold off Republicans in their efforts to stop the president’s Iran nuclear deal. Retiring Maryland Democratic Senator Barbara Mikulski has announced her…

  • Fire Reported On Morris Lane This Morning

    At 5:30 this morning, a fully involved structure fire in the 100 block of Morris Lane was reported. Several fire department units were dispatched to the scene.  Walker County Dispatch reported no injuries in the…

  • City Holds Public Hearing On Tax Rate

    Among several issues considered Tuesday night at the regular session of the Huntsville City Council, a public hearing was held on the maximum proposed tax rate. Various citizens expressed disagreement in regard to the tax…

  • Walker County Community Planning Group Meeting Scheduled

    Walker County Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator David Anderson tells us there are ways to deal with local crime . . . .

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday police investigated a sexual assault in the 700 block of Hickory Drive. A residential burglary was investigated in the 2700 block of Angier. On the night…

  • Local Kinesiology Professor Comments On Health Issues In His Book On Law Enforcement Fitness

    Tuesday, SHSU Associate Professor of Kinesiology Matthew Wagner held a book signing at the Huntsville Memorial Hospital Center for Rehabilitation in regard to his new book “Getting Healthy: 50 Lessons on Fitness For Law Enforcement.”…