Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session at City Hall tonight at six. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes renewal of annual software maintenance with Tyler Technologies for Finance and Public Safety for $85,500.…

  • County Jail Operation Receives Recognition

    At Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, the Texas Commission on Jail Standards acknowledged the excellent work of the Walker County Sheriff’s Office with a Certificate of Compliance for the Walker County Jail. County Judge…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday in the 200 block of I-45 South Chase Dewitte and Kendall Smith were arrested for theft greater than $2,500 to less than $30,000. On the…

  • Samuel Tucker Indicted for Bail Jumping and Intoxication Assault

    According to the most recent list of indictments from the Walker County District Attorney’s Office, bail jumping was listed by Samuel Tucker’s name. He was also listed for Intoxication Assault in May of 2015. Tucker…

  • Justice Center Renovation Moving Forward

    The renovation of Walker County’s Justice center is proceeding at a good pace. The overall supervisor for the project for the County, Eddie Smith, filed a report for the court. Here are some of the…

  • Event to Encourage “Difficult Dialogues”

    The 2016 presidential race has been arguably one of the most heated and unique ones to date, often resulting in escalated arguments or lack of civic engagement for fear of conflict. In order to combat…

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a special session at nine this morning at the courthouse. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss possible approval of the payment for the EMS fiscal year 2017 renewal…

  • Flu Shots at SHSU

    SHSU students may get their flu shots today and tomorrow. SHSU Health Center Program Coordinator Megan Richardson has the information . . . .

  • National Night Out–Parking Update

    HPD Community Services Officer Ryann Kaaa passes along a heads-up for everyone planning to attend the National Night Out at Kate Barr Ross Park tomorrow from 4 to 7 . . . .

  • Restorative Justice Ministry’s Bill Kleiber Talks about the Revival Going on in Texas Prisons

    Off and on for the past several days, we’ve been talking about various efforts for rehabilitation in TDCJ prison facilities. Our guest on “Around Town” over the weekend was the Director of the Restorative Justice…