Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • DPS Urges Travelers to Drive Responsibly

    The Texas Department of Public Safety is encouraging Thanksgiving travelers to practice safe driving habits during the long holiday weekend to help keep Texas roadways safer for everyone. DPS troopers will be patrolling Texas roadways…

  • Team Bike Sports Awards Check to CERT

    Team Bike Sports out of Houston recently showed their appreciation to Walker County’s Community Emergency Response Team or CERTS. Local County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis updates us . . . . BUTCHBIKE11-25-13

  • Christmas Entertainment Coming to Downtown Huntsville in December

    Two City departments will combine forces in December to provide a day of fun, family-friendly entertainment in the downtown area. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on December 7, the Main Street program will offer…

  • Camp Strake Purchase Finalized

    The purchase of the Boy Scouts’ Conroe campground, Camp Strake, has been finalized. Johnson Development Corporation will begin planning development of the 2,000 acre site. A good percentage of the area will have open spaces…

  • “Tree of Hope” at SHSU

    The SHSU Center for Leadership and Service’s Bearkat Impact board is working to spread “hope” and cheer through a project that will grant holiday wishes. Through its “Tree of Hope,” Bearkat Impact is taking advantage…

  • Library Announces Art Contest

    The Huntsville Public Library is proud to announce the 3rd annual Library Art Contest supported by the Huntsville Public Library Friends. The theme for this year’s contest is “Inspired by Books”. Students are encouraged to…

  • HPD Officer Injured in Morning Accident

    An officer of the Huntsville Police Department was injured early this morning when his unit responded to a traffic accident on Interstate 45. As of late this morning, Officer Chris Janis was in good condition…

  • SAAFE House Bringing Christmas to Clients

    SAAFE HOUSE once again will provide Christmas for its clients. Many individuals, businesses, or other groups adopt an entire family that is receiving the services of SAAFE HOUSE. Someone in the family has been a…

  • Commissioners Meet this Morning

    A routine agenda will be on tap for Walker County Commissioners this morning when they meet at 9 o’clock. Commissioners will receive department reports, hear from County Treasurer Sharon Duke about disbursements, and Auditor Patricia…

  • “Wounded Warrior” Banquet Planning Underway

    The first annual Huntsville Wounded Warrior Banquet was held at the Walker County Fairgrounds in January 2010 with over 700 supporters in attendance. The event has grown each year since–with the 5th Annual banquet slated…