Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Library’s Children’s Coordinator Valera Comments on Digital & Print Books

    Our guest this weekend on “Around Town” will be Huntsville Public Library Children’s Coordinator Janelle Valera. In the light of libraries across the country acquiring more material in digital form for their patrons, we asked…

  • Sheriff’s Office Conducts Drug Bust

    Following a lengthy undercover narcotics investigation, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office obtained a search warrant which was executed on May 14th for a residence located in the 40 block of Cyntolyn in Walker County. Upon…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will get together for a regular meeting at six this evening at the Huntsville High School. Tonight the board will recognize the accomplisments of various students and staff. Tonight’s “Consent…

  • Cop Killer Executed at Walls Unit

    Thirty-seven-year-old Jefferey Demond Williams, convicted of killing a Houston police officer in 1999, was executed at the Walls Unit Wednesday. Williams shot and killed 39-year-old police officer Troy Blando while he was trying to handcuff…

  • SAAFE House Crawfest Coming in June

    The SAAFE House 8th Annual Crawfest will be held Thursday, June 13th, at the Walker County Fairground from 6 to 10 PM. There will be great food, live music, and a silent auction. They welcome…

  • “Just Between Us” Author-Editors Autograph New Book

    Contributing authors and editors of the book Just Between Us: Stories and Memories from the Texas Pines held a book signing at the Bear Bend Cabin on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum…

  • Commissioners Approve Phase #2 of Improvement to Courthouse Environmental System

    During this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, the approval of SOLARNET to proceed with Phase #2 of the air control system upgrades for the Courthouse for $20,400 dollars was discussed. Purchasing Agent Mike…

  • Walker County Local Emergency Planning Committee Discusses Issues

    Tuesday morning, the Walker County Local Emergency Planning Committee met to start a process of developing a plan to deal with disasters. Basically, the committee will inform area citizens on what do in case a…

  • City Charter Review Committee Meets

    Having put together a list of questions in regard to the City Charter during the last three months, Huntsville’s City Charter Review Committee members met Tuesday to discuss several issues. Some of the ideas under…

  • Millionth Visitor Campaign Still Underway

    The Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center’s Millionth Person campaign is still moving forward. We talked with City of Huntsville Tourism Director Kimm Thomas Tuesday afternoon . . . . MILLION5-14-13