Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Financial Aid 101 for Parents & Students at High School this Afternoon

    Today from 5 to 6:15 PM, Huntsville High School will host Financial Aid 101 for parents and students in the  High School Library.  They would like to encourage not only parents but also parents of…

  • Falk Trial Legal Issues Continue

    John Ray Falk Jr’s capital murder trial in the death of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield has been delayed again. State and defense attorneys are awaiting a ruling by the 10th Court of Appeals in…

  • Commissioners’ Court Acts to Correct Mold Problem in Justice Building

    At their regular meeting this week, Walker County Commissioners heard from Walker County Maintenance Director Ken Nabors about mold and humidity problems in the Sheriff’s Office area of the Justice Center. He filled the court…

  • Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Underway in Las Vegas

    Rodeo athletes from SHSU’s rodeo team have been competing in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Rodeo Coach Bubba Miller, who updated us Tuesday afternoon, says the “rodeo has just been spectacular .…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday a residential burglary was reported in the 3000 block of Powell Road. Police investigated a harassment case in the 1300 block of Nottingham Street. On Friday’s…

  • SHSU Ag Professor Recognized

    Stanley Kelley, chair and professor in Sam Houston State University’s department of agricultural and industrial sciences, was recently awarded the 2012 United States Department of Agriculture Food and Agriculture Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award and…

  • 10th Court of Appeals Meets to Hear Falk Trial Issue

    At the McLennan County Courthouse Monday before the 10th Court of Appeals, Walker County District Attorney David Weeks took issue with the fairness of the judge’s instructions that might be given to the jury in…

  • Maximum Guaranteed Price for New County Jail Approved

    Walker County Commissioners got together for a regular session Monday morning. One of the major agenda items under consideration centered on approving the Guaranteed Maximum Price for the construction of the new county jail. Jail…

  • Curbside Recycling in Area #6 Begins Friday, January 4th

    The Huntsville City Council approved the expansion of curbside recycling to begin in Area #6 on Friday, January 4, 2013. This area includes customers residing in the vicinity of Lake Road, Old Houston Road, Boettcher,…

  • County Commissioners Okay Holiday Season Fireworks

    Monday morning, Walker County Commissioners discussed the fireworks issue in Walker County and decided to continue to let the sale and use of fireworks, including skyrockets with sticks and missles with fins, to continue in…