Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Early Voting Update

    Tax Assessor Collector Diana McRae reports that everything has gone very smoothly so far as it relates to the new photo ID law. As of Friday, they have had 772 voters cast ballots during the…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse for a regular session. This morning’s “Statutory Agenda” includes discussion by Cheryl Morris of the approval of an additional six months of salary…

  • Operation Santa

    The Huntsville Postal Service and Huffy Corporation have teamed up for the holidays and are collecting used bikes in any condition. The bikes will be reconditioned by offenders.  New Paint and all new parts will…

  • D-A David Weeks Security Grant Application

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Walker County Criminal District Attorney David Weeks. His office has applied for a grant for a bulletproof wall in their entry way and a new alarm…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Obamacare Sign-ups

    The information on the number of Obamacare sign-ups is unclear. Our congressman, Kevin Brady, comments . . . . BRADOBAM10-28-13 Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will testify before the House Energy and Commerce…

  • “Scare on the Square” Set for Saturday

    The City of Huntsville will be helping citizens celebrate Halloween this weekend. Main Street Assistant Ariel Traub tells us more . . . . SCARESQUARE10-24-13 The Haunted Hayride will be held at Kate Barr Ross…

  • “Great Muddy Escape” Tomorrow

    The Great Muddy Escape is a fun-run for charitable causes and will be held tomorrow at General Sam’s Offroad Park. The run involves a dozen or so obstacles including mud pits, the “Shawshank Tunnel,” and…

  • D-A David Weeks Comments on Public Defender Agreement

    Recently Walker County Commissioners approved an interlocal agreement between Walker County and Lubbock County for Regional Public Defender cases. We asked Walker County Criminal District Attorney David Weeks to fill us in on what the…

  • No Definite Answers on Issues with Obamacare Website

    A lot of questions remain unanswered regarding the implementation of the website for Obamacare. U-S Republican Congressman from Texas, Dr. Michael C. Burgess, expressed his frustration over website contractors’ answers at an Energy and Commerce…

  • Planetarium Program Scheduled Tonight

    The SHSU physics department will highlight the “color” and “sound” of math–fusing science and art for its planetarium series program “Chaos and Order” tonight. The program will begin at 7 p.m. in the SHSU Planetarium…