Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congressman Brady Talks about Friday’s Automatic Spending Cuts

    We talked with Congressman Kevin Brady this week. He said, “The big issues are the automatic spending cuts that occur on Friday . . . .” BRADSPEND2-27-13

  • AFSCME President Lowery Comments on Private Prisons

    AFSCME correctional employee union President Lance Lowery this week says he is seeking the shutdown of three Correctional Corporation of America private prisons in Dawson, Mineral Wells, and Lindsey. Lowery believes the state can do…

  • Fire Safety Around Your Home

    President of the Walker County Firefighters Association Jimmy Williams tells us that this spring people are going to be looking at landscaping their yard, so now is the perfect time to address the fire safety…

  • No Outdoor Burning Recommended

    Walker County Emergency Management requests that everyone in the County refrain from all outdoor burning today. There is no official burn ban in effect, but because of wind, low relative humidity, and warmer temperatures lately…

  • New Judge Appointed for Falk Trial

    A new judge has been appointed in the capital murder case of TDCJ inmate John Ray Falk Jr., who is accused of being an accomplice in the murder of TDCJ officer Susan Canfield during a…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Saturday a case of criminal mischief was investigated in the 600 block of Hickory Drive–unknown suspects broke the door to an apartment in. On Sunday’s day shift,…

  • Fair & Rodeo Parade Coming Up

    Before you know it, the day for the floats for the Walker County Fair & Rodeo Parade to be cruising down Sam Houston Avenue will be here, and you can be a part of it.…

  • “Our Town” Play Performances Begin Tonight at SHSU

    A presentation of a very famous play kicks off tonight at SHSU. Theatre Manager Katie Stefaniak has the information . . . . OURTOWN2-16-13

  • E-Filing for Civil and Probate Cases Mandated for Texas

    In her Summary Progress Report for January 2013, County Clerk Kari French mentioned joining over 400 County and District Clerks for the annual School for County and District Clerks at the Hilton College Station Hotel…

  • Senior Center in Need of Repairs

    At Commissioners Court Monday morning, Walker County Senior Center Board President Rachel Williford gave a comprehensive presentation of the issues at the center and ways in which those issues can be remedied. After passing along…