Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Huntsville City Charter Under Review

    The Huntsville City Charter is being reviewed. A review committee was appointed by the City Council in October and began its work Saturday. Wednesday at 4 o’clock the committee members will meet and consider how…

  • Senator Schwertner Files for Re-Election

    Today, Republican State Senator Charles Schwertner filed for reelection to Texas Senate District 5. Schwertner has served in the Texas Senate since 2013 and previously served in the Texas House of Representatives. “Today I am…

  • Playoffs in the eyes of local schools

    All three schools in Huntsville will be continuing into the playoffs. The Huntsville Hornets and SHSU Bearkats won their games over the weekend, while Alpha Omega dropped a close contest to Brazosport Christian. The Hornets…

  • Congressman Brady Makes Closing Remarks at Tax Reform Markup

    Thursday, the House Ways & Means Committee, headed up by it’s Chairman Congressman Kevin Brady, finished their fourth and last day of the markup of Republican tax reform legislation . . . . The committee…

  • Weigh Station Update

    During their meeting Monday, Walker County Commissioners had a workshop with Texas DPS Sergeant Gray on issues related to the weigh station in New Waverly. A weighing scale there has been inoperable because of an…

  • Earnest Utley, Sr. Found Guilty

    The Huntsville Item reports that 65-year-old Earnest Utley, Sr. was found guilty Thursday of murdering Timeshia Roshandra Franklin two years ago. Utley has been sentenced to 75 years in prison. He will have to serve…

  • Veterans Day Oakwood Cemetery Tour

    Tomorrow, Veterans Day, the Oakwood Cemetery Board is having a one-hour Oakwood Cemetery tour. They will present facts regarding burials and talk about ancient cemeteries and about the interesting people who are buried there. The…

  • Senior Center Garage Sale

    The Senior Center of Walker County at 340 F Highway 75 North in Huntsville is having an indoor garage sale and bake sale tomorrow, Saturday. They’ll be there from 8 AM to 1 PM.

  • Speaker Ryan on New Tax Legislation

    Thursday, while the new tax bill in Washington was undergoing markup, House Speaker Paul Ryan addressed reporters regarding its benefits . . . .

  • House Space and Technology Subcommittee Meets

    Thursday in Washington, the House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee met to discuss NASA exploration systems. NASA Associate Administrator of Human Exploration and Operations, William Gerstenmaier, talked about the primary space vehicles to be used…