Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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,…

  • SHSU President Gibson Comments on Security

    Schools of all types across the country have been experiencing security problems. We asked SHSU President Dr. Dana Gibson if she and the university police had been scrutinizing security at the university . . .…

  • Kimberly McCarthy Gets Reprieve from Execution–Breaking News

    Fifty-one-year-old Kimberly McCarthy, scheduled for execution in Huntsville tonight, has been given a reprieve from State District Judge Larry Mitchell. The lawyers for McCarthy say that the jury that convicted her of murder was selected…

  • Huntsville Memorial Hospital’s Sally Nelson Retires

    Huntsville Memorial Hospital has announced that Sally Nelson, Chief Executive Officer since 2007, has advised the Board of Directors of her intention to retire from the position effective yesterday.  Nelson does not plan on leaving…