Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Huntsville High School Ex-Student Reunion Coming Up

    Huntsville High School Ex-Student Association President Mickey Evans tells us that the organization is having their Reunion on July 21st at the Walker County Fairgrounds main building . . . . Paid reservations are required…

  • Wynne Home Art Camp Classes Scheduled

    The Wynne Home Art Center will be holding summer art classes beginning Tuesday, July 17th.  They’ll run through Friday the 27th. Wynne Home intern Ennel Gonzalez tells us more . . . . Students may…

  • SHSU’s LEMIT Completes Texas Police Chief Survey

    SHSU Criminal Justice Public Relations Officer Beth Kuhles informs us that this past spring semester the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas, LEMIT, at SHSU, completed a survey of Texas police chiefs. She passes along…

  • Oil & Gas Lease Program Planned

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee will present a special program for landowners when leasing land for minerals on Tuesday, July 24th. The program starts at 7 PM at the…

  • YMCA Plans Diabetes Prevention Program

    Huntsville Family YMCA Executive Director Sandra Clifton informs us that the YMCA has a diabetes prevention program put together by United Health Care and the Center for Disease Control, and they are glad to bring…

  • TDCJ Drops Three-Drug Combination for Executions

    TDCJ is changing the way they do executions. Texas prison officials announced Tuesday that they would use pentobarbital in their execution procedure instead of the usual three-drug combination. TDCJ says it has run out of…

  • Commissioners Approve State Health Services and Shelter Agreement

    At this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis spoke with Commissioners about an agreement regarding the Department of State Health Services and the Walker County Storm Shelter. Previously, when…

  • Two-Vehicle Accident

    According to HPD, a two-vehicle accident at FM-2821 and FM 247 Tuesday morning sent a 38-year-old Huntsville woman to Huntsville Memorial with minor injuries caused by her seat belt and airbag deployment. In the accident,…

  • Sam Houston Museum Special Wednesday Events

    The Sam Houston Memorial Museum is scheduling three events on Wednesdays–the 11th, 18th, and 25th, of this month–to introduce visitors to techniques used by General Sam Houston. We talked with Curator of Education Mike Sproat …

  • City Manager Workshop Held Monday

    Monday evening the Huntsville City Council held a workshop on their search for a permanent city manager. CEO Ron Holifield, and his firm, Strategic Government Resources, or SGR, will be helping the council find the…