Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Ag Commissioner Staples on Texas-Grown Christmas Trees

    If you haven’t purchased your tree for Christmas yet, consider buying trees grown in Texas. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says, “There are approximately 150 Christmas tree farms across the state that produce 200,000 trees…

  • Execution & Vigil Tonight

    The TDCJ inmate convicted of the 2007 murder of correctional officer Susan Canfield, 43-year-old Jerry Duane Martin, is set to be executed by lethal injection tonight at six in Huntsville. During an escape attempt in…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Tonight’s “Statutory Agenda” includes Director of Community and Economic Development Aron Kulhavy discussing the first reading of a request…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Friday’s day shift 43-year-old Jackie Wilson was arrested at Bois D’ Arc and Normal Park for evading with a vehicle and evading arrest. On the night shift Friday, a 33-year-old…

  • Judge Pierce on Fire Protection Cooperation

    The ability to rapidly respond to local fires was proven a great necessity back during the wildfires of the big drought in Walker County. The need for fire protection county-wide continues. The City and County…

  • Auditions for HCT’s “Shadowlands” Continues Tonight

    Huntsville Community Theater will be presenting Shadowlands on stage in February at the Old Town Theatre. Community Theatre Board member Tom Lorenz tells us auditions are underway . . . . HUNTSCOMM12-2-13 That’s tonight at…

  • “Coats & Cash” Fundraiser for Vets Coming Up

    Members of the Melvin White VFW Post #5871 will be hosting a drive beginning at noon on Sunday, December the 8th, to help out homeless vets. It’s called Coats & Cash. Post Commander David Lanoue…

  • SHSU Tree Lighting Ceremony Tomorrow

    Sam Houston State University will light up Bearkat Plaza, kicking off the holiday season with the 93rd Annual Tree of Light Ceremony tomorrow. Students, faculty and staff can celebrate the spirit of the season with…

  • Council to Recognize Teachers & Students

    The City Council will recognize two local teachers and their classes on Tuesday, December 3rd, with a proclamation in honor of their participation in an educational series on all levels of U-S government. Susan Fritz…

  • Judge Pierce with County Roads Update

    The work on Walker County roadways never stops. We talked with County Judge Danny Pierce about this important aspect of County responsibility this past weekend on “Around Town . . . ..” COUNTRDS11-27-13