Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • New Waverly Firefighters Respond to Calls over the Weekend

    New Waverly firefighters responded to several calls recently.  In addition to other calls for service, firefighters extinguished a wildfire on Rogers Rd Friday afternoon caused by a downed power line. On Saturday, two New Waverly…

  • Congressman Brady on Health Care Repeal

    Last Friday, regarding the calling off of the vote on the American Health Care Act in Congress, Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady said: “I’m proud to stand with President Trump. We have fought hard…

  • Vote on Health Care Bill Looming

    Officials at the White House said Thursday night that President Trump wants Congressional members to vote today on the health care legislation that begins to take the place of Obamacare. He said if it fails,…

  • Weekend Events

    A couple of the several events getting underway this weekend include the Senior Center Meals on Wheels fundraiser. They are having their yard sale Saturday from 7 AM to Noon. The Center is located at…

  • Monday, Texas VLB to Honor Walker County Commissioners for Support of Veteran’s Land Loan Program

    On Monday, March 27th, at 9:00 a.m. Ken Wallingford, former Vietnam POW and Senior Advisor for the Texas General Land Office’s Veterans Land Board (VLB), will present a certificate of appreciation and Texas flag to…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a known suspect threatened a victim in the 2500 block of Pine Shadows. In the 200 block of Gonzales, Randy Gerard was arrested for assault in…

  • Walker County Alumni Friends–Monthly Social

    The Monthly Social of the Walker County Area Alumni & Friends is the first Monday of the month. On Monday, April 3rd the group will meet at McKenzie’s Barbeque & Burgers at 1548 11th Street.…

  • Walker County Long-Term Recovery Committee Meets Today

    The monthly meeting for the Walker County L.T.R.C. will be TODAY in the Huntsville Public Library small conference room, 1219 13th St., at 6 pm. Come out and share your talents and service to our…

  • Willard Oliver’s New Book

    After 10 years of research and a bookcase full of documents, Willard Oliver, a professor in Sam Houston State University’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, has published a comprehensive biography of August Vollmer, known…

  • New Waverly Firefighters Respond to Log Home Fire

    New Waverly Firefighters were dispatched just before 4pm Monday afternoon to a house fire on Pine Ridge Lane. The homeowner had discovered a fire on the outside of the home near some electrical equipment, and…