Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • SHSU Receives Recognition for Online Education Programs

    SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt informs us that the university has again achieved high marks in U-S News & World Reports annual rankings of online education programs . . . . shsuonlin1-30-13

  • Jail Construction Update

    At the beginning of the week in court, Walker County Commissioners heard an update on how the County’s $20 million dollar jail project is coming along from Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith. By Monday, the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news on Sunday’s day shift, in the 1300 block of Utility Road unknown suspects entered a residence and stole items. In the 100 block of Dee lane, a known suspect committed sexual…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Future Budget

    Because of the recent “No Pay-No Budget” proposal in Washington, at least some kind of budget may be on the horizon. We talked with Congressman Kevin Brady recently about the issue . . . .…

  • Commissioners Discuss Proposed Redistricting Maps

    At this week’s Commissioners’ Court regular session, Commissioners discussed proposed redistricting maps for Walker County. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell explains . . . . REDISTRICT1-29-13

  • County Featuring Advice on Dead Trees on Website

    An article now on the Walker County website covers issues arising from dead trees. In the article, “Texas A&M Forest Service is encouraging homeowners and landowners to remove fire-and-drought-killed trees that are within falling distance…

  • “Managing Your Money” Class Coming Up

    The Huntsville Public Library will partner with Sam Houston State University this Thursday to offer a “Managing Your Money” class on saving and investing. The presentation will be led by Dr. Paula Tripp and will…

  • Tree Sale this Weekend

    Mark your calendar, the big “Tree Sale” is coming up this weekend. Walker County Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel fills us in . . . . TREESALE1-28-13

  • Huntsville Beautification Golf Tournament Scheduled

    The 10th Annual Huntsville Beautification Golf Tournament is coming up. Spokesperson Rachel Williford tells us all about it . . . . HUNTSBEAUT1-24-13 If you have any questions, call 936-294-5708.

  • Judge Keeling Declares Mistrial in Falk Case

    Monday in Bryan, 278th District Judge Kenneth Keeling declared a mistrial in the capital murder case of John Ray Falk Jr. He said the jury had been out too long to be impartial. In December,…