Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Fair BBQ/Chili Cook Off Weekend

    Fifty-seven cooking teams have entered this weekend’s Walker County BBQ/Chili Cook off, held in conjunction with the Fair. And, it’s not too late to get your team entered. The cook off starts Friday at 5…

  • Talk, Text, Crash

    With more than 100,000 statewide traffic crashes involving distracted driving each year, the Texas Department of Transportation is hoping to reach people and reduce crashes. In April, TxDOT kicks off its annual “Talk, Text, Crash”…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will have a regular meeting tonight starting with a work session at 4 p.m. followed by the regular session at 6 o’clock. The council will have a lengthy statutory agenda that…

  • Bearkats Observe National Public Health Month

    The Sam Houston State University College of Health Sciences will offer Bearkats the opportunity to give blood, get tested for social diseases, learn about careers and programs in health sciences, and much more during Public…

  • SHSU Provost Leaving For Georgia Southern Post

    Sam Houston State University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Jaimie Hebert will leave Huntsville this summer to assume the presidency of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro. Associate Provost Richard Eglsaer will serve as…

  • 3-Hour Police Chase on Saturday

    A three hour police chase Saturday afternoon led officers through three counties, including Montgomery, Walker, and Madison. According to Scott Engle with the Montgomery County Police Reporter, around 1:30 DPS Troopers attempted to stop an…

  • Tragic Accidents Claims The Lives of 4

    Huntsville Police investigated a tragic two vehicle accident Saturday evening around 8:45 pm that took the life of four people, including three young children.  The crash occurred in the 200 block of State Highway 19.…

  • Beauty and Talent at Fair’s Opening Weekend

    The Walker County Fair wrapped up the opening weekend of the fair with smaller crowds due to the cold temperatures, but those who attended were treated to lots of talent and beauty. Morgan Newman, a…

  • PRCA Rodeo Begins

    The PRCA Rodeo is back in town tonight and tomorrow at the fairgrounds at 7:30 each night. Rodeo Announcer Mike Mathis tells us more . . . .

  • Walker County Fair Underway

    The Walker County Fair is underway. Chair of Special Events, Steve Fox, updates us . . . .