Articles Posted December 2017

  • U-S Spy Satellites Show Chinese Ship Crew Illegally Selling Oil to North Korea

    Photographs from U-S spy satellites released by the Department of Treasury show what appear to be a Chinese ship’s crew engaged in the illegal sale of oil to a North Korean boat crew. In September,…

  • Judge Pierce Comments on Volunteer Fire Departments

    Several volunteer fire departments take care of fire issues in our county. We recently asked Walker County Judge Danny Peirce if he thinks there is adequate volunteer fire department coverage at this time, and does…

  • Huntsville Memorial Hospital Recognized

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital has been recognized in the 2018 edition of U.S. News Best Hospitals magazine with a Silver Plus and a Honor Roll Elite Plus award from the American Heart & Stroke Association. What…

  • District Clerk Robyn Flowers Explains Jury Pool Selection

    Many in Walker County have served on juries. We recently talked with Walker County District Clerk Robyn Flowers about where the names of potential jurors comes from. She said, “The Secretary of State combines all…

  • Emergency Management Match Difference of Opinion with HGAC

    At a special session of Commissioners’ Court this week, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis addressed the court to let them know that there was a difference of opinion on a Hazard Mitigation Plan…

  • HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

    FRIDAY 12/29/17 – HOOPS ACTION TODAY AND TOMORROW

    COMPETITION CONTINUES TODAY FOR THE HUNTSVILLE LADY HORNET BASKETBALL TEAM IN THE 2ND ROUND OF THE AGGIELAND INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT. ON THURSDAY IN BRYAN, THE HUNTSVILLE GIRLS WERE CRUSHED BY HOUSTON CHRISTIAN IN A 73-35 1ST-ROUND…

  • HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

    THURSDAY 12/28/17 – HOOPS ACTION CONTINUES TODAY

    IN LOCAL BASKETBALL ON WEDNESDAY, THE SHSU BEARKAT WOMEN CLOSED OUT THEIR NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE WITH A 71-58 LOSS TO LSU IN BATON ROUGE, LA. THE KATS, NOW 3-&-6 FOR THE SEASON, WILL OPEN SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news on Christmas Eve day on White Circle, Charles Johnson III was arrested for Sex Offender Duty to Register and Injury to a Child. Samantha Walker was arrested for endangering a child.…

  • Man Charged with Murder

    The Huntsville Item reports that 40-year-old Prairie View resident, Tyrone Harris, has been charged by a Walker County grand jury with first degree felony murder and burglary of a habitation. Harris is a suspect in…

  • County Approves Criminal Justice Community Plan

    At Monday’s “Special Session” of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator Sherri Pegoda submitted the Walker County Criminal Justice Community Plan for 2017-18 to commissioners . . . .   Commissioners approved it.