Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information on Stolen Tractor

    The Walker County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking assistance in regard to a tractor theft. The tractor is a 2011 Kubota M6040 which was taken sometime early this morning. The tractor was parked behind a…

  • Council Discusses SHSU Research Park

    Huntsville City Council members held a special session last night to discuss SHSU’s planned Research Park. Tipton and Associates Architect Ken Tipton explained to the Council who was involved in the project . . .…

  • Search Firm for City Manager Approved

    At Tuesday night’s special session of the Huntsville City Council, the Council approved a search firm to help them select a new city manager. Councilmember Keith Olson said the ad hoc committee looking into search…

  • New Police Dog For HPD

    The Huntsville Police Department is proud to announce its newest member, a 2 ½ year old police dog named Raico. Raico, a Belgian Malinois, was purchased from K-9 Concepts in Brossard, Louisiana with funds generously…

  • Hospital Board of Managers Meet

    The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District will have their regular meeting at seven this evening at 2nd floor Meeting Room “A.” at the Huntsville Memorial Hospital. The meeting is open to…

  • SHSU Faculty Recognized with 2012 Excellence Awards

    Professors at Sam Houston State University do more than just teach. For the approximately 2,000 faculty members currently teaching at SHSU, their days are filled not only with service in the classroom, but within their…

  • City Council Special Session at City Hall Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in a special session tonight at six at City Hall. There will be a presentation and possible action on the proposed SHSU Research Park. The council will also discuss…

  • Primary Runoff Election

    The date of the upcoming Primary Runoff Election is July 31st. The deadline to register to vote in this election is Monday July 2nd. Sample ballots are available on the Walker County website. The early…

  • Commissioners Updated on TxDOT Projects Monday

    At Monday morning’s Walker County Commissioners’ Court meeting, TxDOT Area Engineer David Stephens provided an extensive list of upcoming highway projects beginning in September for Walker County Commissioners to review. Stephens told them there were…

  • County Approves Interlocal Agreement for Capital Case Public Defender

    At Monday’s session of Walker County Commissioners, Attorney Jack Stoffregen was before Commissioners to discuss approval of an interlocal agreement with Lubbock County acting through the Regional Public Defender for capital cases. The agreement would…