Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Jail Construction Update

    The construction of the new County Jail continues. Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith said that rain over the weekend had delayed the exterior work like the sidewalks, the remainder of the driveways, parking at the…

  • Award of Bid Made for New Jail Telephone System

    One of several issues discussed by Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday morning was the awarding of the bid for the telephone system at the new jail. Brad Fullwood who does IT for the jail filled…

  • Congressman Brady Update on IRS Investigation

    The investigation into the IRS is far from over. Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady tells us more . . . . BRADIRS10-15-13  

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will hold a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Before the meeting, at 5:15, there will be a special ceremony to rename the Aquatic Center in honor of Frank…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners meet this morning at nine at the courthouse for a regular session. Today’s “Consent Agenda” includes renewal of various kinds of insurance coverage for the County. Commissioners will hear the monthly update…

  • Mayor Declares “Dig Pink Day”

    Tonight, Alpha Omega Academy and Convenant Christian School Girls’ Volleyball teams will be playing at the Johnson Coliseum. Doors open at 6 PM with the Junior Varsity playing at 6:30 and the Varsity Playing at…

  • Tools Stolen from Phoenix Commotion

    Thieves have stolen approximately $4,000 in construction tools from a Phonex Commotion building site. The tools are used to build homes with recycled and salvaged materials to drive down costs so low-income families can afford…

  • Senator Cruz Overcomes Hecklers

    Over and over again, Texas Senator Ted Cruz was interrupted by hecklers as he spoke at the Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC this past weekend. And, as he didn’t give up…

  • Hostages Freed in Trinity

    Friday morning, Walker County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team members and local authorities were able to free two women being held hostage by an armed man at a Trinity County residence in the 1500 block of…

  • Contest Winners to be Announced at Exhibit Opening at Education Center Gallery

    The Sam Houston Memorial Museum will showcase more than 300 entries in its fourth annual photography contest and announce the winning entries today. The Artists’ Reception will open the exhibit from 5:30 to 7 PM…