Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Man Wanted In Home Invasion Burglary

    On May 19th the Walker County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Home Invasion burglary in Phelps, in Eastern Walker County, where a 40-year-old homeowner was shot and critically injured. During the course of the investigation,…

  • Early Voting Underway

    Early voting has been underway this week in Walker County for the Democratic and Republican Primary runoffs. By Thursday afternoon, 1,029 citizens had voted at the Walker County Annex on Sam Houston Avenue. Walker County…

  • The City of Huntsville Hears Assessment of Buildings

    During this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers heard an assessment of the City’s buildings from Greg Wine with the Huitt-Zollars architecture and engineering firm. Wine said, “For a city that has…

  • Memorial Day Service Monday

    On Monday, May 26th, a Memorial Day Service will be held at the Veterans Conference Center. State Senator Charles Schwertner will be the keynote speaker. There’ll be music provided by the Greater Zion Missionary Baptist…

  • DPS Increases Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

    The Texas Department of Public Safety will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols Friday, May 23rd, through Monday, May 26th, troopers will be…

  • City Of Huntsville Garbage Sked

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste Division will run regular residential and commercial garbage pick-up routes on Monday, May 26th, 2014, Memorial Day.  The Solid Waste Transfer Facility will also be open for business on…

  • Special Session Tonight Canceled

    Huntsville’s City Secretary Lee Woodward informs us that the City Council Special Session for tonight has been canceled.

  • Funds Approved For Media Consultant For Tourism

    At Tuesday night’s session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers okayed a total of $12,000 dollars to engage the consultants Mind Ecology. According to information from the City–”The consultant would provide the Tourism Department with…

  • EMC Butch Davis Passes Along Hurricane Info Websites & Numbers

    Hurricane season is coming up shortly, and we talked with Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis abourt preparedness. He informed us that there are websites to visit and numbers you can call during and…

  • SHSU Develops Forensic Certificaton Course for TEA

    The Texas Education Agency recently launched a free, online professional development course for high school teachers assigned to teach forensic science. Designed by the Sam Houston State University Department of Forensic Science and Bill Blackwood…