Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Explore the “Virtual Library”

    If you suffer from computer overload and search for information, but just keep running in circles, you’re invited to come to the  Huntsville Public Library on February 7th at 5:30 p.m. and learn some useful…

  • Correctional Facilities Crisis Management Program Held at SHSU

    Correctional officials from across the country recently gathered at the Correctional Management Institute of Texas at Sam Houston State University to learn incident command and emergency preparedness skills to deal with crises ranging from daily…

  • Hay Hotline Available for Farmers & Ranchers

    If you are a farmer or rancher, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples passes along a resource for your future hay supply . . . . HAY1-18-13 On the internet, visit gotexas.org/hayhotlinehome.aspx

  • 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…