Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Hurricane Ike Funds Still Available

    Houston-Galveston Area Council Disaster Recovery Housing Administrator Zelia Brown informs us that “Hurricane Ike assistance is still available for Walker County.” Via e-mail she told us, “While the storm may have taken place 5 years…

  • Local AFSCME Union President Raises Issues on Pay Raises

    AFSCME local union president for TDCJ correctional officers Lance Lowery says their “pay raises were disproportionate to the amount of revenue that was being brought in by the state.” He added, “Other areas that were…

  • Bubba Miller Update on College National Finals

    We talked with SHSU Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller Tuesday morning from out at the College National Finals in Casper, Wyoming. He said they were finishing the second round and at that point the SHSU men’s…

  • Main Street “Junk-A-Palooza” Planned

    Huntsville Main Street has an event coming up. Local intern Ariel Traub tells us more . . . . MAINGARAG6-11-13 If you’d like some more information on this, contact Ariel Traub at 936-295-2150.

  • Water Main Break on 11th Street Info

    Shortly after 11 this morning, Walker County Dispatch reported to us that final patching-up was underway on the water main break on 11th Street in front of Brookshire Brothers in Huntsville. Traffic was reported to…

  • SHSU Theatre Productions for June

    SHSU Theatre Manager Katie Stefaniak informs us that the Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre will present four productions in June . . . ,. SHSUTHEA6-10-13 Ms. Stefaniak says “Zeus Story will begin at 7…

  • New Riverside Polling Place Under Consideration

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday, Commissioners heard from Precinct #304 election judge Paula White and the reasons she feels it is necessary to move the #304 polling place in Riverside from the fire station…

  • Charter Review Committee Meets

    Huntsville’s City Charter Review Committee will meet for two successive meetings–this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon at five at City Hall. After meeting for several months to look at possible improvements to the City Charter–the committee…

  • Jail Construction Update

    The construction of the new Walker County Jail is coming along nicely. Jail Construction Project Manager Eddie Smith filed a detailed report in Commissioners’ Court Monday morning . . . . JAILREPORT6-10-13  

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday shortly after 11 AM an unknown suspect was reported to have stolen a wallet in the 1500 block of 11th Street. There were four cases of…