Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • County Purchasing Used Ambulance

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners heard from County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford regarding the purchase of a used ambulance for the EMS fleet. Williford said they “issued a formal solicitation…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at the courthouse this morning at nine. Among several agenda items, Commissioners will hear an update on construction of the new Walker County Jail. Purchasing agent…

  • Local Home Invasion Robbery Arrests

    Recently the Huntsville Police Department and the Walker County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people suspected in two home invasion robberies during the past couple of months. Involvement in a third home invasion robbery is also…

  • Huntsville Memorial CEO Shannon Brown Spoke at Chamber Luncheon Friday

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital CEO Shannon Brown was the guest speaker at the Chamber’s Lunch & Learn Series Friday. He talked about a myriad of issues affecting HMH and all hospitals in running a health care…

  • Carl Spencer Receives Governor’s Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award

    Carl Spencer of Huntsville was presented the Governor’s 2013 Criminal Justice Employee Volunteer Service Award in recognition of his dedication to helping offenders incarcerated within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The award was presented…

  • Walker County Fair Queen Chosen

    Saturday afternoon, 15-year-old Kori King was crowned Fair Queen at the 35th Annual Walker County Fair. Kori, a Huntsville High School sophomore, is the daughter of Larry and Kay King and is a member of…

  • A Lot of Entertainment at Fair this Weekend

    Hundreds lined the streets of Huntsville Thursday night to watch the 2013 Annual Walker County Fair Parade pass by. There were over 35 entries this year that passed down Sam Houston Avenue and 11th Street.…

  • Judge Pierce Comments on Courthouse and Prosecutor Security

    Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia were found dead last weekend in their home in Forney. This occurred only a few months after one of Kaufman County’s Assistant District Attorneys was…

  • PRCA Rodeo Kicks-Off Tonight

    The big PRCA Rodeo starts tonight at 7:30 at the Walker County Fair rodeo arena. Rodeo Announcer Mike Mathis has the details . . . . MIKERODEO4-4-13

  • SHSU Rewarded for Energy Efficiency

    Sam Houston State University was recognized for a successful year of energy efficiency improvements during a check presentation on March 19th. Campus officials accepted a check for the $136,824 dollars in cash incentives it earned…