Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • District Attorney’s Office Still Waiting on Ruling for Falk Trial

    As of Wednesday, the Walker County District Attorney’s office had still not received a ruling on a writ of mandamus it filed in mid-December with the Court of Criminal Appeals. It delayed the capital murder…

  • Judge Pierce Comments on Year Ahead

    The County had to handle a lot of issues in 2012, but County Judge Danny Pierce will be taking a positive approach to 2013 . . . . JUDGPIERC1-2-12

  • House Votes in Favor of Avoiding “Fiscal Cliff”

    Late Tuesday night, Congress passed legislation avoiding the “fiscal cliff” of increasing taxes for the middle class and spending cuts by a vote of 257 to 167. The new legislation raises taxes on individuals whose…

  • SHSU Bearkats Head for Frisco Today

    The SHSU Bearkats will be headed toward Frisco this afternoon. Associate Director of the Department of Student Activities Brandon Cooper tells us more . . . . BRANDON12-31-12 You’re invited to cheer for the team…

  • Commissioners Approve New Waverly ISD School Resource Officer Agreement

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday morning, Commissioners approved an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between Walker County and the New Waverly Independent School District for a School Resource Officer. We talked with Precinct #4 Constable Gene…

  • Congressman Brady Taking on New Leadership Roles

    This year Congressman Kevin Brady will be taking on two new leadership roles in Washington . . . . BRADCHAIR12-31-12

  • Commissioners Approve Purchase of New Ambulance

    Monday morning Walker County Commissioners considered approval of the purchase of a 2013 Horton ambulance for EMS for $131,600 dollars. Purchasing Agent Mike Williford said that if they got it approved Monday, “there’s a discount…

  • Gas Station Robbery

    HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes reports that 2:30 Friday morning officers responded to what was dispatched as a fight-in-progress at the TimeWise Chevron on State Highway 30 West . . . . GASSTA12-28-12 Officers continue to…

  • Mayor Mac Woodward Looks Forward to New Year

    The City of Huntsville is heading into a new year, and our mayor, Mac Woodward, is optimistic . . . . MACNEWYR12-28-12

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session at the courthouse at nine this morning. Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss, for approval, the purchase of a 2013 F350 Horton Concept-3 ambulance from budgeted…