Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Update on Double Murder Investigation

    The investigation continues into the July 24th double murder of 55-year-old Shanta Faye Crawford and 18-month-old Aiyden Benjamin Lewis on M. Williams Road. Sheriff Clint McCrae–whose investigation is still being aided by the FBI, DEA,…

  • Military Reserve Building Issues Continue

    The most recent report regarding the issues between local businessman Tarek Maalouf and SHSU over the purchase of the Military Reserve Building on Sam Houston Avenue is that, according to a spokesperson, the TSU System…

  • Congressman Brady Holds Town Hall Tuesday

    Congressman Kevin Brady held a well-attended Town Hall at the Chamber of Commerce in Huntsville Tuesday morning. The congressman primarily addressed issues regarding the tax code. He talked about several means of taxation available. He…

  • Huntsville High School Update

    Huntsville High School will be distributing student schedules on Thursday, August 15th, for Seniors from 8:30 to 10:30; Juniors from 11:00 to 1:00; and Sophomores from 2:00 to 4:00. Huntsville High School Freshman Orientation will…

  • County Approves Phone Discount Service

    Purchasing Agent Assistant Matt Scasta introduced a cost-saving measure for the County in Commissioners Court Monday morning for phone service through the State of Texas Department of Information Resources TEX-AN . . . . PHONEDISC8-13-13…

  • Election Director Diana McRae Talked with Commissioners about Election Issues Monday

    Election Director Diana McRae updated Walker County Commissioners on election information in Court Monday morning. Precinct #201′s poll location will be moving . . . . MCRAELECT8-12-13 In the upcoming November elections, Ms. McRae emphasized…

  • Military Reserve Building Issues Continue

    The issues over the purchase of the abandoned Military Reserve Building on Sam Houston Avenue continue. The Texas State University Board of Regents will meet Thursday and Friday in Alpine to consider whether to use…

  • County Clerk Discusses Fees with Commissioners

    Walker County Clerk Kari French addressed Commissioners’ Court Monday morning updating commissioners on the the 83rd Legislature’s bills affecting the County Clerk’s office. Ms. French filled the court in on various state fees and said…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Friday’s night shift police were called to the 2800 block of Sam Houston Avenue to investigate a case where a known suspect had forged the complainant’s checks. On Saturday’s day…

  • Congressman Brady Speaking at Town Halls in August

    Congressman Kevin Brady will get to spend the month of August visiting with his constituents in the 8th District in various Town Hall meetings . . . . BRADTOWN8-9-13 Congressman Brady will be joined by…