Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Cinco de Mayo Planned Saturday

    Council President for LULAC in Huntsville, John Escobedo, informs us that LULAC and Walker County Unidos is inviting the entire community to come out to the Walker County Annex parking lot Saturday . . .…

  • SHSU Junior Fellows Charity Football Saturday

    SHSU’s Political Science Junior Fellows annual fundraising game happens this weekend. Political science professor Mike Yawn updates us . . . . CHARITY5-1-13  

  • Charter Review Meeting Hears Citizen Input

    The City’s Charter Review Committee listened to citizen input during their meeting at City Hall Tuesday. Former council candidate and SHSU student Kendall Scudder said he would like to see the two at-large positions on…

  • Folk Festival Focusing on Crafts and Former Ways of Doing Things

    The General Sam Houston Folk Festival takes place this weekend on the Sam Houston Memorial Museum grounds. Spokesperson Mel Strait tells us festival planners have been focusing on having several people on hand demonstrating old…

  • Congressman Brady to Hold Law Enforcement Roundtable

    This Thursday, May 2nd, Congressman Kevin Brady is holding a series of roundtable meetings with local law enforcement officers, constables and deputies from Walker, Trinity, and San Jacinto counties to get their input on the…

  • “Shot in the Dark” Golf Tournament Planned This Month

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce is bringing their “Shot-in-the-Dark” golf tournament back this month. Spokesperson Tommy Stewart has the info . . . SHOTINDARK4-30-13 For more information, call the Chamber at 295-8113.

  • SHSU Commencement Ahead

    SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt tells us that approximately 2,100 students are scheduled to receive degrees during commencement ceremonies at Sam Houston State University on May 10th and 11th . . . . COMMEN4-29-13…

  • Courthouse Plaza Project Moving Forward

    Walker County Commissioners approved actions Monday related to the Courthouse Plaza Project. Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell told us the “court applied for and received a grant from the Houston Galveston Area Council. The…

  • Volunteer Firefighters Being Recruited

    Walker County Firefighters Association President Jimmy Williams informs us that the association is recruiting volunteer firefighters . . . . VOLFIRE4-29-13 Williams says, “The State Firemen’s and Fire Marshall’s Association will man those hotlines and…

  • Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Friday’s day shift three thefts were reported–in the 1700 block of 11th Street an unknown suspect used another’s personal information to pass checks; in the 200 block of Royal Oaks…