Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Hail Damages Local Areas

    Heavy rain and damaging hail hit the Walker and Montgomery County areas Friday evening. Locally, Elkins Lake was hit hard by hail. The Montgomery County Police Reporter reports that, “The Huntsville State Park area was…

  • Extradition Planned for “El Chapo” Guzman

    Sunday, Mexican authorities were reported to be beginning the process to extradite kingpin drug thug Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the U-S. A number of legal appeals could follow. Guzman is being held in the…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse at nine this morning for a regular session. Commissioners will hear or examine various department reports. Walker County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss and/or approve the…

  • Warrior Family Support Center Banquet Tickets Available

    Another reminder that the Wounded Warrior Banquet is coming up on the Walker County Fairgrounds starting at around 5:30 in the afternoon, Thursday, the 21st of January. A steak dinner will be served. There will…

  • Political Candidate Debate Coming Up

    A political candidate debate is coming up soon. The Tea Party’s Linda Thompson tells us about it . . . .

  • SHSU Leadership Organization Inducts 67 Members

    Sam Houston State University’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success recently inducted 67 new members into the organization. The National Society of Leadership and Success was founded in 2001 to build a…

  • Suspects Arrested in ISIL Terror Plot

    Two men have been arrested by federal agents–one in Sacramento, and the other in Houston–who are suspects in an ISIL connected terror plan. The two men had been contacting overseas ISIL sympathizers. The Houston man…

  • Murder Suspect Returns to Jail

    An update in the Huntsville Item on murder suspect, 19-year-old Treveon Deon Williams who is accused of killing Hoeveaire Easley in Huntsvile on November 19th, reports he was taken back to Walker County Jail Thursday…

  • President Obama Hosts Town Hall on His Gun Policy

    President Obama held a televised Town Hall meeting last night to talk about his gun control policies. The president thinks the NRA’s rhetoric is “over the top, and so overheated.” Taya Kyle, wife of the…

  • HISD Buyers Group Fundraiser and Auction

    It’s that time of year when the Huntsville ISD Buyers Group works diligently to raise funds to support HISD students who will be participating with show projects at the upcoming Walker County Fair. The annual…