Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Congressman Brady to Hold Law Enforcement Roundtable

    This Thursday, May 2nd, Congressman Kevin Brady is holding a series of roundtable meetings with local law enforcement officers, constables and deputies from Walker, Trinity, and San Jacinto counties to get their input on the…

  • “Shot in the Dark” Golf Tournament Planned This Month

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce is bringing their “Shot-in-the-Dark” golf tournament back this month. Spokesperson Tommy Stewart has the info . . . SHOTINDARK4-30-13 For more information, call the Chamber at 295-8113.

  • SHSU Commencement Ahead

    SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt tells us that approximately 2,100 students are scheduled to receive degrees during commencement ceremonies at Sam Houston State University on May 10th and 11th . . . . COMMEN4-29-13…

  • Courthouse Plaza Project Moving Forward

    Walker County Commissioners approved actions Monday related to the Courthouse Plaza Project. Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell told us the “court applied for and received a grant from the Houston Galveston Area Council. The…

  • Volunteer Firefighters Being Recruited

    Walker County Firefighters Association President Jimmy Williams informs us that the association is recruiting volunteer firefighters . . . . VOLFIRE4-29-13 Williams says, “The State Firemen’s and Fire Marshall’s Association will man those hotlines and…

  • Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Friday’s day shift three thefts were reported–in the 1700 block of 11th Street an unknown suspect used another’s personal information to pass checks; in the 200 block of Royal Oaks…

  • SHSU Hosts “Media Live 2013″ Today

    Professors and professionals from the fields of broadcasting, film, journalism, public relations and television will converge at Sam Houston State University today to share their expertise with anyone interested in those fields. The first “Media…

  • Public Comments Are Welcome at Charter Review Meeting

    The 2013 Charter Review Committee has scheduled its next meeting for this afternoon beginning at 5:30. Time will be allotted for public comments at the meeting. Public comments will be allowed at the meeting to…

  • Early Voting Begins on HISD Bond Issue

    Today, early voting starts in the HISD Bond election. The Walker County Annex at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue is open for early voting today through May 7th, Monday through Tuesday–weekdays only–from 8 AM to 5…

  • Highway 19 Ribbon-Cutting

    The official ribbon-cutting for Highway 19 in Walker County Friday was a major highway safety milestone for the community. Many of those who helped get the highway built were on hand. TxDOT District Engineer Catherine…