Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • E-Filing for Civil and Probate Cases Mandated for Texas

    In her Summary Progress Report for January 2013, County Clerk Kari French mentioned joining over 400 County and District Clerks for the annual School for County and District Clerks at the Hilton College Station Hotel…

  • Senior Center in Need of Repairs

    At Commissioners Court Monday morning, Walker County Senior Center Board President Rachel Williford gave a comprehensive presentation of the issues at the center and ways in which those issues can be remedied. After passing along…

  • Madison County Grand Jury Indicts Officer

    In Madison County, a grand jury has indicted 37-year-old Madisonville Police Officer Jeffrey A. Covington on public corruption and narcotics charges in connection with an alleged plan to plant methampthetamine on an innocent person. Covington…

  • Festival Inspiracion Coming Up

    The Festival Inspiracion is coming up in Huntsville. There are a great number of art activities planned in association with the festival. Craft Artist and spokesperson Tamara Chasteen fills us in on some of them…

  • Master Gardener Program Scheduled

    Huntsville Library Adult Services Coordinator Denise Tilson tells us that with spring just around the corner the library is delighted to host the Walker County Master Gardeners once again . . . . MASTGARD2-25-13 Walker…

  • Grass Fire Monday Night

    Walker County Dispatch reports there was a grass fire off 1696 and Scales Ranch Road last night around 7:30. About two acres were burned, and the fire was put out. No injuries were reported.

  • County Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at the Courthouse at nine this morning. They will receive several deparment reports including a Jail Construction Update, an Information Technology Status Report, and a County…

  • HISD Approves 2013-14 School Calendar

    One of the several topics on HISD’s regular board meeting agenda last week was a change to the school calendar for 2013-14. Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Marjetta Spriggs, said a survey had been…

  • Red Cross Disaster Teams Needed

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Neal Hardin with the Emergency Services of the Greater Houston American Red Cross. Hardin says his organization is interested in forming volunteer teams in the Huntsville…

  • Trinity ISD Board Meets Tonight

    The Trinity ISD Board will have their regular meeting at six tonight. The Board will recognize students and staff tonight including the Robotics Team, Volleyball Team, Choir, and other students. Sheriff Woody Wallace and Police…