Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Milwaukee Protests

    In Milwaukee, police say one person was shot during protests there on Sunday during the second night of crowds gathered after the shooting of a black man. Saturday, officers dealt with about 150 protestors who…

  • New Waverly ISD Early Voting

    Walker County Elections Manager Julie Cooper reports that early voting for New Waverly ISD’s Special Election is currently underway. The total number of voters checked-in during early voting Friday, August 13 as of 3:00 pm…

  • Congressman Brady Addresses Concerned Women of America

    Last Thursday evening, Congressman Kevin Brady addressed the local chapter of the Concerned Women of America at the Fellowship of Huntsville Church. He talked about the Republicans “Better Way Agenda.” He said they identified six…

  • D-A David Weeks Explains How Grand Juries Work

    You often hear grand juries referred to in the news. Many people may not be aware of what a grand jury actually is. On this weekend’s Around Town program, we asked our County’s Criminal District…

  • Library Plans “Back-to-School Bash”

    Mark your calendars. Another “Back to School” event is coming to Huntsville. Huntsville Public Library Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail has the information . . . .

  • Houston Area Olympians Bring Home the Gold

    Two Houston area Olympian competitors have brought home the gold from Rio. Simone Biles and Simone Manuel scored the big prize. Biles and her teammates picked up the gold medal Tuesday in the women’s team…

  • Tu-Mile Sportsmen Association Banquet Ahead

    TU-Mile Sportsmen Association President Steve Dawson tells us that their banquet is coming up Friday, August 19th, at the Walker County Fairgrounds . . . .   Steve Dawson said they’ve purchased a full-sized shooting…

  • Rita B Huff Fundraiser

    The Rita B Huff Animal Shelter is having a fundraiser coming up on Thursday, August 18th. Shelter board member Elaine Brown tells us it’s a chopped beef sandwich lunch fundraiser . . . .

  • Library Family Movie Tonight

    If you’re looking for some family entertainment this evening, Huntsville Public Library Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhalin has a suggestion . . . .  

  • D-A David Weeks Comments on Drug Sentence Commutations

    President Obama recently commuted the sentences of 214 federal inmates. Most of the prisoners were serving sentences for nonviolent crimes related to methamphetamine, cocaine or other drugs. We asked District Attorney David Weeks if he…