Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Justice of the Peace for Precinct #4 Stephen Cole will discuss approving hiring of an employee at J-P #4 at…

  • Congressman Brady to Meet with Law Enforcement

    U.S. House Ways & Means Chairman Kevin Brady will be meeting with law enforcement officers today to hear their concerns on federal law enforcement issues. The Walker County Law Enforcement Roundtable will be from 4…

  • City Council Finance Committee Meets Tuesday

    Tuesday, the Huntsville City Council Finance Committee will meet in the Council Conference Room. The committee is made up of At-Large Position 4 councilmember and chair Keith Olson, Mayor Andy Brauninger, At-Large Position 3 councilmember…

  • Tips for Tornado Safety

    Tornadoes recently devastated at 40-mile-long path in North Texas. We asked Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis about what we should know in dealing with tornado threats here . . . .    

  • January Events at Huntsville Public Library

    Taking a look at events at the Huntsville Public Library for January– Mother Goose Lapsit is designed for parents and infants aged birth to 24 months. The program features songs, toys and stories on Mondays…

  • New Texas Laws in Effect

    In addition to House Bill 910 which allows licensed gun holders to openly carry their firearms in a shoulder or belt holster in certain public areas, several other laws went into effect in Texas this…

  • District Attorney Weeks on “Open Carry” Law

    The Open Carry Law goes into effect January 1st. We talked with Walker County Criminal District Attorney David Weeks, who said his office is “still trying to work through it . . . .”  …

  • Chief Grisham Talks about Fireworks Use

    For this New Year’s Eve, Huntsville Fire Chief Tom Grisham passes along information about fireworks use . . . .   Chief Grisham also recommends all fireworks should be handled by an adult and not…

  • City Manager Matt Benoit Looks Ahead to 2016

    Wednesday, we talked with Huntsville’s City Manager Matt Benoit who is looking ahead to 2016 . . . .

  • Judge Pierce Discusses Grants for Radios

    Walker County Judge Danny Pierce tells us the County recently made a successful move forward in equipping firefighters with the proper radios due to a recent grant . . . .