Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Memorial Day Program Held Monday Night

    The annual Memorial Day program was held last night at the Walker County Storm Shelter. Retired Lt. Colonel Champe Miller was the Master of Ceremonies . . . . VETERANS#1-5-27-14 The Huntsville Community Men’s Choir…

  • Commissioners Court Meets This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners Court meets this morning at nine at the courthouse for a regular session. District Clerk Robin Flowers will discuss the Records Preservation Project and the purchase of associated equipment. Emergency Medical Services…

  • SHSU Leadership Academy Class Planning Underway

    SHSU High Potential Employee Leadership Academy facilitator David Yebra tells us that “We’re getting ready to start the process for our next class which will run from August through May of 2015 . . .…

  • Belle Chanson Performs Tonight

    The Huntsville Women’s Choir, Belle Chanson, will perform “Earth, Sky and Things That Fly” in concert tonight in the Recital hall of the Gaertner Performing Arts Center at Sam Houston State University. The presentation, benefiting…

  • Home Invasion Suspect Captured!

    Eighteen-year-old DeShawn Marcel Bates, wanted in connection with a Home Invasion Burglary in Phelps on May 19th, was captured by authorities Friday afternoon in Alexandria, Louisiana. The eighteen-year-old was wanted for 1st Degree Felony Burglary…

  • 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…