Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • New Judge Appointed for Falk Trial

    A new judge has been appointed in the capital murder case of TDCJ inmate John Ray Falk Jr., who is accused of being an accomplice in the murder of TDCJ officer Susan Canfield during a…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Saturday a case of criminal mischief was investigated in the 600 block of Hickory Drive–unknown suspects broke the door to an apartment in. On Sunday’s day shift,…

  • Fair & Rodeo Parade Coming Up

    Before you know it, the day for the floats for the Walker County Fair & Rodeo Parade to be cruising down Sam Houston Avenue will be here, and you can be a part of it.…

  • “Our Town” Play Performances Begin Tonight at SHSU

    A presentation of a very famous play kicks off tonight at SHSU. Theatre Manager Katie Stefaniak has the information . . . . OURTOWN2-16-13

  • E-Filing for Civil and Probate Cases Mandated for Texas

    In her Summary Progress Report for January 2013, County Clerk Kari French mentioned joining over 400 County and District Clerks for the annual School for County and District Clerks at the Hilton College Station Hotel…

  • Senior Center in Need of Repairs

    At Commissioners Court Monday morning, Walker County Senior Center Board President Rachel Williford gave a comprehensive presentation of the issues at the center and ways in which those issues can be remedied. After passing along…

  • Madison County Grand Jury Indicts Officer

    In Madison County, a grand jury has indicted 37-year-old Madisonville Police Officer Jeffrey A. Covington on public corruption and narcotics charges in connection with an alleged plan to plant methampthetamine on an innocent person. Covington…

  • Festival Inspiracion Coming Up

    The Festival Inspiracion is coming up in Huntsville. There are a great number of art activities planned in association with the festival. Craft Artist and spokesperson Tamara Chasteen fills us in on some of them…

  • Master Gardener Program Scheduled

    Huntsville Library Adult Services Coordinator Denise Tilson tells us that with spring just around the corner the library is delighted to host the Walker County Master Gardeners once again . . . . MASTGARD2-25-13 Walker…

  • Grass Fire Monday Night

    Walker County Dispatch reports there was a grass fire off 1696 and Scales Ranch Road last night around 7:30. About two acres were burned, and the fire was put out. No injuries were reported.