Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • BREAKING NEWS–Explosions at Boston Marathon

    Two huge explosions impacted the Boston Marathon finish line just before 3 today. Several serious injuries were reported. At least two people are reported dead. Up to a hundred people were reported injured–at least, nine…

  • Two New Waverly Men Die in Accident

    Early Sunday morning, two New Waverly men were found dead inside a car near the intersection of North Clark Road and Mt. Zion Road in northern Montgomery County. Thirty-eight-year-old Jerry Hamm, the driver, was found…

  • Barbecue Cookoff & Country Music Star Contest Held at Fair

    In Saturday’s Barbecue Cookoff Awards at the Walker County Fair, the Butler Chicks from Conroe were honored as grand champions of the competition. Cline’s Prairie won second place overall, and the Carmona Cookers came in…

  • HISD Board Workshop at 5:30

    A board workshop is scheduled for the HISD Board of Trustees at 5:30 this afternoon at the Hawkins Administration Building at 441 FM 2821 East. The Board will have a discussion with K12 Virtual School.…

  • Good Shepherd Mission Banquet

    The Good Shepherd Mission is celebrating 30 years of ministry with a special banquet. The Mission’s Executive Director, Reverend Dave Smith, tells us more . . . . GOODSHEP4-12-13 You can get tickets through First…

  • “Earth Week” at SHSU Starts Today

    SHSU’s Recreational Sports Department will celebrate Earth Day for an entire week with a series of activities designed to increase awareness and get students, faculty, and staff members moving. SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt…

  • Premium Sale Beats Last Year’s Total

    Thursday night’s Premium Sale at the Walker County Fair brought in $427,850 dollars, beating last year’s total of $371,850 dollars. Jared Lampson’s grand champion steer drew the most bucks at $20,000 dollars. Dave Morvant bought…

  • Barbecue & Chili Cookoff Getting Underway

    The Walker County Fair is still underway. Fair spokesperson Shelly Beaird updates us on the cookoff . . . . BARBEC4-11-13

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Wednesday’s day shift a vehicle was reported stolen in the 700 block of I-45 South. On the night shift Wednesday, in the 5000 block of Sam Houston Avenue a known…

  • Country Music Star Finals Saturday Night

    If you’re looking for entertainment this weekend, the Walker County Fair has it. Country Music Star Contest spokesperson Steve Fox tells us all about it . . . . COUNTMUS4-11-13 Fox says the winner picks…