Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Ferguson, Missouri Grand Jury Reaches Decision On Indictment

    Last night a decision was reached by a grand jury in Ferguson, MIssouri regarding the indictment of Officer Darren Wilson in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch made the…

  • New County Jail Meets Jail Standards

    The County got good news on our new jail from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. In Commissioners’ Court Monday, Walker County Judge Danny Pierce read a letter from the state regulating agency . .…

  • City Bowling Fundraiser Big Success

    City of Huntsville employees second annual bowling tournament was a huge success, with more than $10,000 raised for five local charities. City Neighborhood Resources Director Sherry McKibben presented checks at City hall Monday to local…

  • Update On Use Of Remaining 2012 Certificate Of Obligation Funds

    At Monday morning’s meeting of Walker County Commissioners, County Auditor Patricia Allen updated commissioners on the leftover remaining funds from the 2012 Certificate of Obligation funds from the new County Jail project. The audio-video project…

  • “Books Are Fun” Sale

    The HMH Auxiliary is hosting a “Books are Fun” sale until 4:00 p.m. today in the HMH Front Lobby. “Books are Fun” has many product categories, including children’s story books, cookbooks, stationery and scrapbooking, music…

  • Bearkats Win Third Southland Conference Football Championship

    Senior running back Keshawn Hill rushed for 242 yards including touchdown runs of 13 and 15 yards to lead Sam Houston to a 38-31 victory over Central Arkansas Saturday at Elliott T. Bowers Stadium. The…

  • Chamber Gala Ahead

    In just a few weeks, the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will wrap up another year. Tuesday, December 9th, community member will gather for the annual Chamber Gala. Coordinator Shannon Higbie explains the events of…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    The regular session of the Walker County Commissioners Court will get underway at 9 o’clock this morning (Monday) in the Commissioner’s Courtroom. Sheriff Clint McRae and Captain/Jail Administrator Steve Fisher will discuss their first annual…

  • Huntsville Community Theater’s “Almost Maine”

    The Huntsville Community Theater production of “Almost Maine” wraps up this weekend at the Phillip Gibbs Center for the Performing Arts. Director Melissa Miller describes the show…   To reserve tickets, go online to huntsvillecommunitytheatre.org.

  • Lions Club Christmas Parade

    The Huntsville Lions Club is knee-deep in planning for their annual Christmas Parade.  The parade is scheduled for Saturday, December 6th, at 6:30.  Parade Chairman, John Cole, gives us the details. Entry Fee is $30,…