Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Giants Win World Series

    Last night the San Francisco Giants won the World Series in game seven against the Kansas City Royals. Giant’s left-handed pitcher Madison Bumgardner was named Most Valuable Player. It was World Series title number eight…

  • Firefighter Jimmy Williams On Responder Training For Infectious Disease

    Recently, the Walker County Firefighters Association hosted a training regarding the latest info and procedures for responding to patients suspected to be infected with the Ebola virus and similar diseases. Spokesperson and New Waverly firefighter…

  • Richie Harris On Veteran’s Day Banquet

    Veterans Day is celebrated next month. HEARTS Veterans Museum President Richie Harris tells us about future plans for the local Annual Veterans Day Banquet . . . . Richie tells us, “The dress code for…

  • SHSU’s Beth Kuhles Updates Us On Successful Bearkat

    It’s another story of a Sam Houston State University student’s success. College of Criminal Justice Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us more . . . .  

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Says Pumpkins Are Nutritious

    You may already know that those great big ugly, orange things out in front of supermarkets right now aren’t tangerines with a gland condition–they’re called pumpkins. But did you know they’re good for you? Texas…

  • High Speed Rail Meeting-Tuesday

    A meeting hosted by the Federal Railroad Administration and TxDOT took place last night at the Veterans Conference Center in Huntsville. The purpose of the meeting was to inform area residents about, and receive input…

  • Walker County Planning Session-Tuesday

    The Walker County Criminal Justice Planning Session was held Tuesday at the Veterans Conference Center. Local citizens with expertise in their profession that could contribute to ideas to improve local justice programs were on hand…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday five officers responded to a call on a burglary in progress in the 1300 block of Smither Drive. Three unknown suspects were found inside the victim’s…

  • Tuesday Afternoon Early Voting Results

    As of 3:37 Tuesday afternoon Walker County Election Officer Diana McRae reports they had 382 voters, making it a total of 3,406 voters during early voting.

  • D-A David Weeks Comments On Need For New Intake Attorney

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday, commissioners approved allowing moving an investigative position in the D-A’s office to a position as Assistant District Attorney. The office of the County D-A has a tremendous case load…