Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Friday’s day shift three thefts were reported–in the 1700 block of 11th Street an unknown suspect used another’s personal information to pass checks; in the 200 block of Royal Oaks…

  • SHSU Hosts “Media Live 2013″ Today

    Professors and professionals from the fields of broadcasting, film, journalism, public relations and television will converge at Sam Houston State University today to share their expertise with anyone interested in those fields. The first “Media…

  • Public Comments Are Welcome at Charter Review Meeting

    The 2013 Charter Review Committee has scheduled its next meeting for this afternoon beginning at 5:30. Time will be allotted for public comments at the meeting. Public comments will be allowed at the meeting to…

  • Early Voting Begins on HISD Bond Issue

    Today, early voting starts in the HISD Bond election. The Walker County Annex at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue is open for early voting today through May 7th, Monday through Tuesday–weekdays only–from 8 AM to 5…

  • Highway 19 Ribbon-Cutting

    The official ribbon-cutting for Highway 19 in Walker County Friday was a major highway safety milestone for the community. Many of those who helped get the highway built were on hand. TxDOT District Engineer Catherine…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will hold a session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell will discuss the Courthouse Plaza Project.  County Judge Danny Pierce will discuss a request for…

  • Sam Houston Folk Festival

    The General Sam Houston Folk Festival is coming to Huntsville Friday, May 3rd, through the 5th. Festival Committee member Mel Strait tells us that Committee Chair Ruth Samuels has “literally secured continuous entertainment for the…

  • Commissioner Paulsel Comments on Tree Cleanup

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Walker County Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel. We asked him about how the clearing of dead trees in the county was going. I told him I…

  • First Responders and Others Remembered at Ceremony in Waco

    Thursday, upwards of 10,000 people gathered at Baylor University in Waco to remember first-responders and others killed in the recent West Fertilizer Plant explosion. In speeches–President Barak Obama, Governor Rick Perry, Senator John Cornyn and…

  • Bush Library Dedicated

    The George W. Bush Presidential Library was dedicated Thursday on the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas. The ceremonies were attended by President Barak Obama and Presidents George H.W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton.…