Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners Approve Purchase of New Ambulance

    Monday morning Walker County Commissioners considered approval of the purchase of a 2013 Horton ambulance for EMS for $131,600 dollars. Purchasing Agent Mike Williford said that if they got it approved Monday, “there’s a discount…

  • Gas Station Robbery

    HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes reports that 2:30 Friday morning officers responded to what was dispatched as a fight-in-progress at the TimeWise Chevron on State Highway 30 West . . . . GASSTA12-28-12 Officers continue to…

  • Mayor Mac Woodward Looks Forward to New Year

    The City of Huntsville is heading into a new year, and our mayor, Mac Woodward, is optimistic . . . . MACNEWYR12-28-12

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session at the courthouse at nine this morning. Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss, for approval, the purchase of a 2013 F350 Horton Concept-3 ambulance from budgeted…

  • Jail Administrator Captain Fisher Comments on Old Jail Overcrowding

    On FM 2821, you may have noticed the grounds being prepared for the new County Jail. Our “Around Town” guest this weekend was Jail Administrator Captain Steve Fisher. Captain Fisher filled us in on the…

  • CASA Needs Volunteers

    Adult volunteers are needed to become the voice for abused children in Walker, San Jacinto, and Trinity Counties. Volunteer advocates must be 21 years or older and able to pass an extensive background check. Applications…

  • 27 Reported Killed, Including 18 Children, in Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut

    Initial press reports say 27 people are dead, including 18 children, in a shooting at Sandy Foot Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. The shooter, who is also reported dead, was a 20-year-old male. A press…

  • Man Rescued from Car on Highway 190 East Thursday

    Thursday, Walker County Emergency personnel were able to help an unidentified man escape serious injury in a one-vehicle accident where he was trapped in his vehicle which caught fire on Highway 190 East near Dodge.…

  • Bearkats Travel to Washington Today

    The SHSU Bearkats football team will be traveling to Cheney, Washington today to play in the the FCS NCAA Division 1 semifinals Saturday afternoon against the Eastern Washington Eagles. There will be a big Bearkat…

  • City of Huntsville Employees Recognized for Years of Service

    The City of Huntsville recognized 78 employees Wednesday for reaching a range of milestones in their municipal careers. The recognitions, which took place during the City’s annual Employee Service Luncheon, were for those employees who…