Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Carl Spencer Receives Governor’s Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award

    Carl Spencer of Huntsville was presented the Governor’s 2013 Criminal Justice Employee Volunteer Service Award in recognition of his dedication to helping offenders incarcerated within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. The award was presented…

  • Walker County Fair Queen Chosen

    Saturday afternoon, 15-year-old Kori King was crowned Fair Queen at the 35th Annual Walker County Fair. Kori, a Huntsville High School sophomore, is the daughter of Larry and Kay King and is a member of…

  • A Lot of Entertainment at Fair this Weekend

    Hundreds lined the streets of Huntsville Thursday night to watch the 2013 Annual Walker County Fair Parade pass by. There were over 35 entries this year that passed down Sam Houston Avenue and 11th Street.…

  • Judge Pierce Comments on Courthouse and Prosecutor Security

    Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife Cynthia were found dead last weekend in their home in Forney. This occurred only a few months after one of Kaufman County’s Assistant District Attorneys was…

  • PRCA Rodeo Kicks-Off Tonight

    The big PRCA Rodeo starts tonight at 7:30 at the Walker County Fair rodeo arena. Rodeo Announcer Mike Mathis has the details . . . . MIKERODEO4-4-13

  • SHSU Rewarded for Energy Efficiency

    Sam Houston State University was recognized for a successful year of energy efficiency improvements during a check presentation on March 19th. Campus officials accepted a check for the $136,824 dollars in cash incentives it earned…

  • HOT Fund Applications Available

    The City of Huntsville Tourism Department has finalized the 2013-14 Hotel Occupancy Tax, or HOT, grant application, and interested parties may retrieve the application on the City’s Web site at www.huntsvilletx.gov. For the last four…

  • Fair Association Parade Kicks-Off Tonight

    The 2013 Walker County Fair Association parade kicks-off tonight at 7. The parade’s theme this year is “Ridin’, Rockin’, and Livestockin.” Lineup begins at 5:30 around Pritchett Field, and all entries must be checked in…

  • Huntsville Development Code Update Underway

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers considered approving a contract with James Duncan and Associates for the Huntsville Development Code Update. In addressing councilmembers, Project Director Kirk Bishop said his…

  • City No Longer Picks Up Glass at Curbside

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste and Recycling Department has updated its regulations on heavy trash collection. As of April 1st, glass material of any kind is no longer being accepted on a curbside basis.…