Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Sold-Out Crowd Thursday Night at Wounded Warrior Banquet

    The Wounded Warrior Banquet kicked off before a packed house at the Walker County Fairgrounds Thursday night . . . . WOUNDED#1-1-18-13 That was local singing talent John Sheptock. The purpose of the event was…

  • Local Crime Stoppers Organization a Great Benefit to Community

    Governor Rick Perry has declared the month of January Crime Stoppers Month in Texas. Our guest of “Around Town” this weekend will be HPD Detective and Walker County Crime Stoppers’ Coordinator Marvin Hyvl. Our local…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Tuesday police investigated two cases of forgery. One case in the 1300 block of 11th Street involved a known suspect forging a check, and in the other,…

  • Constable Bartee Pleased with New Deputy Constable

    In his report to Walker County Commissioners this week, Precinct #4 Constable Gene Bartee appeared pleased with new Deputy Constable Justin Anderson . . . . BARTEE1-17-13 Anderson will also perform school resource officer duties…

  • Chamber’s Laura Green Updates Lunch & Learn Series

    Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Events & Communications Manager Laura Green tells us that the Chamber is excited to present their first Lunch & Learn series for 2013 . . . . CHAMBENOIT1-17-13 The cost…

  • Court of Criminal Appeals Makes Decision on Falk Trial Issue

    The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has granted the Walker County District Attorney’s office request to amend jury instructions in the John Ray Falk, Jr capital murder trial.  The legal matter will be sent back…

  • TxDOT Closures

    Don’t forget, today the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will temporarily close the outside main lane of northbound IH 45 from the northbound entrance ramp south of SH 30 to one-quarter mile north of SH…

  • Online Payment of Traffic Fines

    Anyone needing to pay traffic fines or court costs to the Walker County Clerk’s office can now do so online or by phone. County Clerk Kari French updated Commissioners’ Court on the new setup this…

  • Gun Control Issues in the News

    Wednesday, President Barak Obama announced several gun control measures he is in favor of, including the banning of certain semiautomatic rifles and high-capacity magazines, and implementing universal background checks for all who purchase guns. He…

  • Huntsville Ducks Unlimited Sportsman Dinner and Auction Planned

    It’s that time of the year again. Spokesperson Johnny Holland tell us that the Huntsville Ducks Unlimited Chapter Annual Sportsman Dinner and Auction will be Thursday, February 7th, out at the Walker County Fairgrounds .…