Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday police were called to a store in the 100 block of I-45 South where a person consumed a product while in the store and left without…

  • Program To Offer Peer Mentor Training For Veterans

    Sam Houston State University’s Veterans Resource Center is teaming up with Tri-County Behavioral Healthcare to provide Military Veteran Peer Network basic training for those who want to become a peer mentor on Friday (Aug. 7)…

  • Networking At Noon Update

    Mark your calendars. The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce announces that their monthly Networking at Noon Luncheons are back. The next “Networking at Noon” Lunch will take place on Monday, August 17th, and is sponsored…

  • Commissioners Discuss Tax Rate & Budget

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning the effective tax rate and County Budget were discussed. County Auditor Patricia Allen passed along the effective tax rate figure to Commissioners….   This year’s adjusted tax base…

  • City Council Workshop & Regular Session Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Previous to the meeting, at four, there will be a workshop concerning consideration and discussion of Section 4a…

  • Local Man Wounded In Recent Shooting Released From Hospital

    Regarding a story we reported on last week, in which a Walker County man, 77-year-old Miller Gene Ellington who was reportedly shot by his estranged wife, 47-year-old LeeAnne Ellington, who then committed suicide, Walker County…

  • Housing Hays County Inmates In Walker County Jail Discussed By Commissioners

    At Monday’s Commissioners’ Court special session, contracting with Hays County to house Hays County inmates in the Walker County Jail was discussed. Jail administrator, Captain Steve Fisher, addressed the court regarding the agreement under process…

  • Police News

    Police News

    On the day shift Friday, a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 1000 block of 11th Street. Twenty-six-year old Elvis Eugene Kelley Jr. was arrested for injury to a child and Assault in Family violence…

  • Texas Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

    Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers the annual sales tax holiday is scheduled for this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 7th through 9th. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under…

  • Commissioners’ Court Has Special Session Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at 9:30 at the courthouse. Jail Administrator Captain Steve Fisher will talk about approving a contract with Hays County to house Hays County inmates…