Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Superintendent Dr. Johnson Comments on Fall Semester

    The fall semester will be ending this month at HISD. We asked HISD Superintendent, Dr. Steve Johnson, about some of the things accomplished in the district this past semester . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/FALLJOHNS12-6-12.mp3|titles=FALLJOHNS12-6-12] Dr.…

  • Burn Ban Lifted

    Administrative Assistant to Walker County Judge Danny Pierce, Sherri Pegoda, announced Thursday morning that the burn ban for Walker County had been lifted. Fire Chief Tom Grisham has said that, although the ban is lifted,…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on America’s Credit Rating

    Our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady says, “America has already been downgraded in its Triple-A credit rating, and we can’t afford another hit. He thinks Americans should learn from what’s happening to France’s credit rating…

  • Burn Ban Lifted

    Administrative Assistant to Walker County Judge Danny Pierce, Sherri Pegoda, has announced that the county-wide burn ban was lifted as of ten this morning.

  • Falk Capital Murder Trial Delayed

    The capital murder trial of John Ray Falk Jr., accused as an accomplice in a 2007 prison escape which resulted in the death of TDCJ officer Susan Canfield, has been delayed again. The 10th Court…

  • Library’s Children’s Coordinator Awarded Graduate Scholarship

    Children’s coordinator at the Huntsville Public Library, Janelle Valera, has been selected to participate in the Texas Woman’s University School of Library and Information Studies “Literacy Matters: Educating Librarians to Serve Families with Young Children”…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday the HPD’s School Resource Officer at HISD investigated an assault at the Bus Barn at 95 MLK Boulevard–a known juvenile assaulted another juvenile. Also, on the…

  • Statue Visitor Center “Open House” 5 PM to 7 PM

    The Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center would like to invite everyone out to their “Open House” today from 5 to 7. Visitor Services Coordinator Jamie Matthews fills us in . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/JAMIESTAT12-5-12.mp3|titles=JAMIESTAT12-5-12]

  • Republican Party “Open House” Tonight

    The Republican Party of Walker County is having a Christmas Open House today from 5:30 PM to 8 PM at the Joshua Houston House at 1403 13th Street in Huntsville. You’re invited to join the…

  • Falk Trial Delayed until Friday

    In Bryan, John Ray Falk Jr’s capital murder trial has been delayed until Friday following the state’s granting relief in the trial proceedings by the 10th Court of Appeals. Falk is accused of being an…