Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Wounded Warriors Banquet Keynote Speaker Chosen

    The keynote speaker for the Wounded Warriors Banquet in Huntsville on January 17th has been announced.  He is 29-year-Army-veteran, Purple Heart recipient, and veterans advocate Colonel David W. Sutherland. Col. Sutherland, who has served in…

  • Governor Perry Declares January Crime Stoppers Month

    Governor Rick Perry has declared January Crime Stoppers’ month in Texas. Since they began in 1976, Crime Stoppers programs have empowered citizens across our state to take a stand against crime. These programs bring together…

  • SHSU Active-Shooter Training Exercise Begins Monday

    SHSU Police Department Deputy Chief James Fitch informs us that beginning Monday active shooter training exercises will include the University Police Department, the Office of Inspector General, the Huntsville Police Department, and the Walker County…

  • HHS Student Dies as a Result of Injuries from Accident Last Month

    Seventeen-year-old Huntsville High School student Jami LeAnn Chatham passed away at Memorial Hermann Medical Center in Houston on New Year’s day as a result of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle accident a month ago in…

  • Big Fan Send-off for Bearkats-More Events Planned Friday

    An enthusiastic crowd of Bearkat fans lined Sam Houston Avenue Wednesday afternoon to send the team to Frisco to take on North Dakota State this weekend . . . . PEPRALLY#1-1-3-13 There are several events…

  • Swearing-in Ceremony Wednesday

    Walker County Judge Danny Pierce swore-in new County officeholders in an official ceremony in the District Courtroom Wednesday morning . . . . SWEARIN1-2-13 So began the swearing-in ceremony with 12 Judicial District Judge Donald…

  • District Attorney’s Office Still Waiting on Ruling for Falk Trial

    As of Wednesday, the Walker County District Attorney’s office had still not received a ruling on a writ of mandamus it filed in mid-December with the Court of Criminal Appeals. It delayed the capital murder…

  • Judge Pierce Comments on Year Ahead

    The County had to handle a lot of issues in 2012, but County Judge Danny Pierce will be taking a positive approach to 2013 . . . . JUDGPIERC1-2-12

  • House Votes in Favor of Avoiding “Fiscal Cliff”

    Late Tuesday night, Congress passed legislation avoiding the “fiscal cliff” of increasing taxes for the middle class and spending cuts by a vote of 257 to 167. The new legislation raises taxes on individuals whose…

  • SHSU Bearkats Head for Frisco Today

    The SHSU Bearkats will be headed toward Frisco this afternoon. Associate Director of the Department of Student Activities Brandon Cooper tells us more . . . . BRANDON12-31-12 You’re invited to cheer for the team…