Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Hurricane Ike Repair Assistance Available

    Walker County residents whose homes sustained damage during Hurricane Ike are encouraged to attend a Hurricane Ike Intake/Outreach day on Thursday, June 20th at the Huntsville Public Library from 4 PM to 7 PM. Hurricane…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday two residential burglaries were reported–one in the 2100 block of N 1/2 and another in the 600 block of Vicki Drive. On Friday’s night shift,…

  • Walker County Health Initiative Underway

    There’s a special Walker County Health Initiative underway. Huntsville Family YMCA Community Executive Director Sandra Clifton said it “was inspired by a grant that the County received.” She passed along that “Walker County is the…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Recommends a Visit to Cowgirl Hall of Fame

    You hear many stories about cowboys–but cowgirls also, of course–helped tame Texas and the West. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples recommends a visit to the Cowgirl Hall of Fame in Fort Worth . . .…

  • Huntsville City Councilmember Fitch Resigning

    Position #1 At-Large councilmember James Fitch announced Friday that he is resigning from his city council position. Councilmember Fitch has joined the San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Office following serving over four years with the University…

  • Small Business Week in Huntsville

    The City of Huntsville Main Street Program will celebrate National Small Business Week from June 17 – 21, and residents of Huntsville are encouraged to participate in several activities honoring local entrepreneurs. According to Main…

  • College National Rodeo Finals Over

    In the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming, the SHSU’s men’s team came in 12th overall with Panhandle State University coming in first. In the Women’s team competition, SHSU women came in 19th overall…

  • Juneteenth Celebrated in Huntsville Saturday

    Local Huntsville citizens gathered together Saturday for the annual Juneteenth parade to celebrate freedom. Cars, floats, and horses were organized at the Sam Houston Cultural Center on 10th Street for their march to Emancipation Park…

  • YMCA Kids’ Programs Underway

    Huntsville Family YMCA Community Executive Director Sandra Clifton was our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend. Among other things, Sandra filled us on some of the their kids’ programs underway . . . .…

  • 8th Annual SAAFE House Crawfest Big Success

    The big 8th Annual Crawfest sponsored by SAAFE House packed the place at the Walker County fairgrounds last night. The event raises money for SAAFE House which shelters and helps victims of domestic violence and…