Articles Posted in 2013

  • Colombian Jewel Thieves Sentenced Monday

    For their part in a jewelry robbery outside a McDonald’s in Huntsville two years ago, three Colombians have been sentenced to prison for a long time. Monday in Judge Don Kramer’s 12th District Court, a…

  • HISD Bond Election

    Walker County Tax Assessor-Collector Diana McCrae informs us that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming May 11th HISD Bond election is Thursday, April 11th. The Early voting site for all eligible voters…

  • Walker County Fair Project Winner Update

    Local area kids continue to compete at the Walker County Fair with their projects. Sunday evening, 14-year-old Shelby Lepley from New Waverly Junior High was awarded Grand Champion with her goat, Mr. T. Reserve Champion…

  • “Ignite the Night” Tomorrow

    In order to recognize “Sexual Assault Awareness Month,” SAAFE House is hosting “Ignite the Night” on Wednesday, April 10th. SAAFE House marketing and development director Dee Everett tells us its sponsored by the SHSU Counseling…

  • County Purchasing Used Ambulance

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners heard from County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford regarding the purchase of a used ambulance for the EMS fleet. Williford said they “issued a formal solicitation…

  • Luke Bryan Thinks of Family, Fans and God at ACM Awards

    Luke Bryan Thinks of Family, Fans and God at ACM Awards

    LAS VEGAS — Fans helped Luke Bryan win his first-ever ACM entertainer of the year award on Sunday night (April 7). Moments later, clutching the trophy, he essentially floated into the backstage pressroom to talk…

  • Miranda Lambert Visits ACM Pressroom

    Miranda Lambert Visits ACM Pressroom

    LAS VEGAS — Miranda Lambert picked up her fourth ACM award for female vocalist on Sunday night (April 7), yet she spent most of her time in the pressroom praising other notable women in country…

  • OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert Is "Plannie Annie" for Ashley Monroe’s Wedding

    OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert Is "Plannie Annie" for Ashley Monroe’s Wedding

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Ashley Monroe and Chicago White Sox pitcher John Danks have been engaged to…

  • HOT DISH: The ACM Party Continues in Las Vegas

    HOT DISH: The ACM Party Continues in Las Vegas

    (CMT Hot Dish is a weekly feature written by veteran columnist Hazel Smith. Author of the cookbook, Hazel’s Hot Dish: Cookin’ With Country Stars, she also hosts CMT’s Southern Fried Flicks With Hazel Smith and…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at the courthouse this morning at nine. Among several agenda items, Commissioners will hear an update on construction of the new Walker County Jail. Purchasing agent…