Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HPD Schedules “National Night Out” for Tomorrow

    The Huntsville Police Department will be participating in National Night Out tomorrow night in Huntsville.  Participants will be gathering at 5:30 at Target. The purpose is for law enforcement and citizens to get together in…

  • “County U” Program Begins Tomorrow

    The SHSU Political Science Junior Fellows “County U” program gets underway shortly. Professor Mike Yawn updates us . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/COUNTYU9-28-12.mp3|titles=COUNTYU9-28-12]

  • Council Continues Discussion of $1.8 Million Dollar FEMA Grant

    This afternoon at 5:30 the Huntsville City Council will convene in a “Special Session” to continue discussion of an amendment in regard to applying for a $1.8 million dollar grant from FEMA for a Community…

  • Local Political Chairs Urge Citizens to Register to Vote

    Walker County Democrats and Republicans will debate at the Veterans Conference Center this Thursday, October 4th, at 6 PM. Both political party chairs are urging people to exercise their voting right this November. Republican Chair…

  • Jury Selection for John Ray Falk, Jr. Trial Begins October 15th in Bryan

    Jury selection for the capital murder trial of TDCJ inmate John Ray Falk, Jr., accused of killing correctional officer Susan Canfield during a 2007 escape, begins October 15th in Bryan. Falk made his final appearance…

  • Planning and Zoning Commission Denies Rezoning Request

    Thursday night, a good number of local citizens showed up at a City Planning and Zoning Commission meeting at City Hall. The commission denied a request to rezone the area basically between 13th and 15th…

  • County Clerk Kari French Discusses Deed Room Issues with Commissioners

    At last Monday’s Commissioners’ Court, Walker County Clerk Kari French talked about various issues her department was dealing with. She said the clerks in the Deed Room “are having to spend a majority of their…

  • Local Republican and Democratic Debate Scheduled Next Week

    For everyone interested in local government affairs, a debate is scheduled next week in Walker County. Local Republican Chair Russell Martinez tells us more . . . . [audio:http://ksam1017.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/DEBATE1-9-27-12.mp3|titles=DEBATE#1-9-27-12] Local Democratic Chair Cindy Blaylock tells…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Wednesday’s day shift police were called to the 3500 block of Poppy Lane where a known suspect committed assault. Police investigated a couple cases of theft–one in the 1300 block…

  • Community Planning Meeting Held Wednesday

    Wednesday morning at 9:30–Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis, local Community Plan Coordinator David Anderson, along with representatives from the H-GAC–met with local criminal justice officials, victim’s assistance agencies, and concerned citizens at the…