Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    The Walker County Commissioners’ Court will have their regular meeting this morning at 9 at the courthouse. On the commissioners’ statutory agenda, the court will hold a Public Hearing on the county’s proposed budget for…

  • Big Marijuana Bust On I-45

    Last week, a Walker County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 45 North for a routine traffic violation. Captain of Operations for the Sheriff’s Department Tim Whitecotton said, as the deputy approached the vehicle,…

  • 4-H Activities

    If you or your 4-H member are interested in participating in Horse Judging, Livestock Judging, Ag Product ID, Beef Quiz Bowl, Healthy Lifestyles, Consumer Decision Making, or Food Challenge this year, practices and some contests…

  • Verd’ika Corps For Kids At Library Today

    On September 8th at 4:00 PM, the Huntsville Public Library welcomes the return of the Star Wars Costume Club: The Mandalorian Mercs, who will host a new kind of space adventure for children aged 4-18…

  • Bearkat Mania Coming Wednesday

    Nearly 50 Huntsville area businesses and organizations will head to Sam Houston State University for the 29th annual Bearkat Mania on Wednesday. KSAM-FM and 104.9 The Hits sponsors the event which showcases booths set up…

  • Library Part-Timers To Be Added To Staff

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Councilmember Andy Brauninger amended a motion to help the Huntsville Public Library be better able to serve the public . . . .   Mayor…

  • Roxie Douglas Learning Institute Looking For Help From Local Citizens

    The Roxie Douglas Learning Institute, an after-school program in the community that offers mentoring to local kids, is undergoing renovation at their building. Executive Director Carmen Irving needs the community’s help in terms of donations…

  • HISD Seeking Input On Superintendent Search

    The HISD Board of Trustees has employed Texas Association of School Board’s Executive Search Services to assist with the search for a new superintendent to replace Dr. Steve Johnson who has retired from HISD.  The…

  • Main Street Program Strategic Session Held

    The City of Huntsville welcomed State Main Street Coordinator Debra Drescher on August 28th for a special strategic planning session. According to Main Street Coordinator Lindsay Lauher, members of the Main Street Advisory Board, the…

  • Alarm Permits Available

    The Huntsville Police Department encourages all residents and business owners to review the City’s alarm ordinance and to purchase the required permits as soon as possible. According to HPD Chief Kevin Lunsford, the department has…