Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Fair Project Winner Update

    Animal project competition continued at the Walker County Fair Tuesday. In the Market Swine Show Tuesday night, 11-year-old Huntsville Intermediate Student Jayce Miller placed first in the light heavyweight class. Ten-year-old New Waverly Intermediate student…

  • Charter Review Committee Met Tuesday

    At Tuesday’s City Charter Review Committee meeting, members agreed to accept public comments at a meeting scheduled for April 30th. In regard to the Charter at the time of the meeting, four local citizens had…

  • Medicare Workshop Scheduled

    Understanding the different parts of Medicare and figuring out how to best manage each part can be confusing and overwhelming. The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce and the Houston-Galveston Area Agency on Aging will present…

  • “Real Talk with CJ” Features DEA Special Agent

    SHSU’s College of Criminal Justice’s “Real Talk with CJ” will present DEA Special Agent Rodney Lott today at 3 in the Hazel B. Kerper Courtroom. Criminal Justice Public Relations Officer Beth Kuhles tells us “He’ll…

  • Colombian Jewel Thieves Sentenced Monday

    For their part in a jewelry robbery outside a McDonald’s in Huntsville two years ago, three Colombians have been sentenced to prison for a long time. Monday in Judge Don Kramer’s 12th District Court, a…

  • HISD Bond Election

    Walker County Tax Assessor-Collector Diana McCrae informs us that the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming May 11th HISD Bond election is Thursday, April 11th. The Early voting site for all eligible voters…

  • Walker County Fair Project Winner Update

    Local area kids continue to compete at the Walker County Fair with their projects. Sunday evening, 14-year-old Shelby Lepley from New Waverly Junior High was awarded Grand Champion with her goat, Mr. T. Reserve Champion…

  • “Ignite the Night” Tomorrow

    In order to recognize “Sexual Assault Awareness Month,” SAAFE House is hosting “Ignite the Night” on Wednesday, April 10th. SAAFE House marketing and development director Dee Everett tells us its sponsored by the SHSU Counseling…

  • County Purchasing Used Ambulance

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners heard from County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford regarding the purchase of a used ambulance for the EMS fleet. Williford said they “issued a formal solicitation…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at the courthouse this morning at nine. Among several agenda items, Commissioners will hear an update on construction of the new Walker County Jail. Purchasing agent…