Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Still No Decision from Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Falk Trial Issue

    Wednesday, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, which has delayed the capital murder trial of John Ray Falk Jr. for over a month, failed to discuss a writ of mandamus filed by the Walker County…

  • Walker County-Huntsville Crime Stoppers Honored

    Mayor Mac Woodward gave special recognition at Tuesday night’s City Council session to the Walker County-Huntsville Crime Stoppers . . . . CRIMESTOP1-9-13

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet Adds Second Speaker

    Spokesperson Jimmy Wood tells us that in addition to Wounded Warrior Banquet keynote speaker David Sutherland, a wounded warrior and distinguished veteran who will be at the Fairgrounds on the 17th, will be another honored…

  • Councilmember Olson Files Finance Committee Update

    Position #4 Huntsville City Councilmember Keith Olson filed an annual Finance Committee update for the Council at their regular session Tuesday night. He said the Finance Committee had 16 meetings with himself, Ward #1 Councilmember…

  • City Council Discussed Mural Issues Tuesday

    The Huntsville City Council met in regular session last night at City Hall. An issue of contention last night was over a proposed amendment to the 2012-13 budget that could cost around $14,000 dollars to…

  • 83rd Legislature Got Underway in Austin Tuesday

    The 83rd Texas Legislature got underway Tuesday in Austin with many difficult issues ahead like school funding and choice, water supply, health care, and immigration. We talked with our State Representative, John Otto, a few…

  • HISD Facilities Workshop Today

    The HISD Board of Trustees will be having a Facilities Workshop meeting at the Hawkins Administration Building this afternoon at 5:30 to discuss long-range facility planning.

  • Meeting for Disaster Volunteers

    Mark your calendars. The first meeting to form the “Walker County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster” is scheduled for next week. Texas District Disaster Response Coordinator from United Methodist Church, Rick Carpenter, tells us more…

  • Commissioner Staples Comments on Bio-Technology

    The energy produced in our state is diverse and plentiful. Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples updates us . . . . STAPBIO1-8-13

  • Bearkat Boulevard Closed

    Around 1:30 this afternoon (Tuesday), Bearkat Boulevard was closed due to flooding.