Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Annual Tree Sale Saturday

    Walker County Proud Communities have their annual tree sale coming up. Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel has the details . . . . TREESAPE1-29-14  

  • Huntsville Memorial Hospital Recognizes Physicians

    Each year, Huntsville Memorial Hospital staff and team of healthcare professionals take time to recognize those exemplary Physicians who personify integrity, service to the community or the profession, humility, compassion, and who go above and…

  • Senator Cruz Rep in Huntsville Today

    Sen. Ted Cruz’s Southeast Texas Regional Director, David Sawyer, will visit several towns in Southeast Texas to host “Community Conversations” events. This is an opportunity for constituents in the area to ask questions, voice their…

  • HPD Clears-Up Home Invasion Rumors

    The Huntsville Police Department has been made aware of several social media postings regarding robberies and/or home invasions at various apartment complexes in Huntsville. The department would like to assure citizens that while calls pertaining…

  • Splawn Trial Continues Tomorrow

    A bad weather situation has caused a six-day delay in the attempted capital murder trial of Plato Splawn Jr. The trial is slated to resume tomorrow at the Walker County Courthouse. Last week, assistant district…

  • Commissioners Consider Moving Cameras for Courthouse Security Improvement

    At this week’s regular session of County Commissioners, IT Director Cheryl Morris recommended a way to save money and improve security at the courthouse and Annex . . . . COURTCAM1-28-14 The estimated cost would…

  • Valentine’s Special Date Night at El Chico

    As Valentine’s Day approaches, SAAFE HOUSE wants to remind you that everyone deserves a safe and healthy love relationship. In honor of Dating Violence Awareness Month they’ve partnered with the new owners of El Chico…

  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarships

    The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has given out more than $350 million in scholarships and other education programs in Texas. Texas Department of Agriculture Administrator Rick Roads tells us, “Currently over 2,000 students are…

  • State of the Union Address

    President Barak Obama delivered his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress last night. Facing a contentious Congress, he vowed to act on his own “wherever and whenever” he feels it…

  • Winter Storm Warning Canceled–Winter Weather Advisory Issued

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY. THE WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELED. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION IS 50 PERCENT TODAY.  A WINTRY…