Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Jury Selection for John Ray Falk, Jr. Trial Begins October 15th in Bryan

    Jury selection for the capital murder trial of TDCJ inmate John Ray Falk, Jr., accused of killing correctional officer Susan Canfield during a 2007 escape, begins October 15th in Bryan. Falk made his final appearance…

  • Planning and Zoning Commission Denies Rezoning Request

    Thursday night, a good number of local citizens showed up at a City Planning and Zoning Commission meeting at City Hall. The commission denied a request to rezone the area basically between 13th and 15th…

  • County Clerk Kari French Discusses Deed Room Issues with Commissioners

    At last Monday’s Commissioners’ Court, Walker County Clerk Kari French talked about various issues her department was dealing with. She said the clerks in the Deed Room “are having to spend a majority of their…

  • Local Republican and Democratic Debate Scheduled Next Week

    For everyone interested in local government affairs, a debate is scheduled next week in Walker County. Local Republican Chair Russell Martinez tells us more . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/DEBATE1-9-27-12.mp3|titles=DEBATE#1-9-27-12] Local Democratic Chair Cindy Blaylock tells…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Wednesday’s day shift police were called to the 3500 block of Poppy Lane where a known suspect committed assault. Police investigated a couple cases of theft–one in the 1300 block…

  • Community Planning Meeting Held Wednesday

    Wednesday morning at 9:30–Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis, local Community Plan Coordinator David Anderson, along with representatives from the H-GAC–met with local criminal justice officials, victim’s assistance agencies, and concerned citizens at the…

  • Commissioners Replace Sheriff Vehicles

    At their last regular session this week, Walker County Commissioners voted approval of replacing five sheriff’s vehicles with five 2013 Chevrolet Tahoes from Caldwell Country Chevrolet. One vehicle was also replaced at the Jail. Precinct…

  • 301 Million Trees Killed by Drought in Texas

    A Texas A&M Forest Service survey of hundreds of forested plots scattered across the state shows 301 million trees were killed as a result of the devastating 2011 drought. The number was determined by a…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Monday’s night shift police investigated an assault by a known suspect resulting in minor injuries in the 1000 block of 8th Street. Also, police found at the same address, a…

  • Pre-Fair Beer Garden and Fair on the Square Coming Up

    The Fair on the Square is coming up in Huntsville October 6th. Coming up on Friday, October 5th, there’ll be a pre-fair celebration beer garden. Fair spokesperson Sam Moak updates us . . . .…