Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners Court Approves Disconnect of Unnecessary Landlines

    In Commissioners Court Monday morning, Purchasing Agent Mike Williford and Communications Director Les Metzler proposed saving the County money by moving forward and disconnecting some landline circuits. Williford said that they have a number of…

  • Local Athletes Meet Success

    The spotlight’s been on some of our local athletes lately. Saturday, former SHSU Bearkat running back Timothy Flanders signed with the New Orleans Saints as a free agent. Flanders grew up as a fan of…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at nine this morning at the Courthouse. Walker County Sheriff’s Office Operations Captain Tim Whitecotton will discuss for approval an Interlocal Agreement between the County and the…

  • Ward #3 Town Hall Meeting Tomorrow

    At the last regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Ward #3 Councilmember Ronald Allen reminded everyone that the next Town Hall meeting for Ward #3 will be tomorrow evening at six at the Huntsville…

  • Assistant Fire Chief John Hobbs Suggests Property Owners Prep for Any Future Wildfire

    With the summer and wildfire season ahead, Huntsville Assistant Fire Chief John Hobbs says now is the time to start getting rid of all those possible fire fuels in your yard . . . .…

  • Entergy & SHSU Join to Form Central East Texas Alliance

    Entergy Texas, Inc., has joined forces with Sam Houston State University and leaders from 10 Central East Texas counties to form the Central East Texas Alliance, a community and economic development organization that will focus…

  • Scams Underway in Walker County

    Walker County Sheriffs Office Operations Captain Tim Whitecotton informs us that a phone scam is currently underway in Huntsville. The perpetrator calls up individuals and tells them that they’ve missed jury duty and that a…

  • I-45 Fatality Thursday Morning

    Thursday morning, just north of Conroe on I-45, one man was killed and another injured in a crash involving five cars. The accident occurred between FM 830 and League Line Road about 5:30 AM. I-45…

  • Former Hornet Justin Gilbert Drafted into NFL

    Huntsville Hornet Justin Gilbert has become the first Hornet to be picked in the first round of the NFL draft. He was an exceptional athlete with the Hornets and Oklahoma State. Gilbert will join the…

  • SHSU’s Championship Bowling Team Recognized by Council

    This week, the Huntsville City Council honored the National Championship SHSU Women’s Bowling Team. Mayor Mac Woodward did the honors of introducing them . . . . BOWLING#1-5-8-14 Ward #2 Councilmember Tish Humphrey read a…