Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Barbecue & Chili Competition at Fair

    Friday and Saturday, Barbecue and Chili become a major focus at the Walker County Fair. Friday, barbecue teams check in from 9 to 5. At five, the chief cooks meet. Briskets are tagged at 7…

  • Country Music Star Finals

    The Walker County Fair Country Music Star Finals is this Saturday night at the Walker County Fair. Special Activities and Events Committee member Steve Fox updates us . . . . COUNTMUS4-10-14  

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Wednesday’s day shift a firearm was reported stolen in the 100 block of Essex. A known suspect used a weapon in committing an assault in the 800 block of Adams…

  • New Exhibits Planned for Texas Prison Museum With Expansion

    New exhibits will be coming to the Texas Prison Museum. We just have to wait a couple of years until its expansion. Director Jim Willett tells us more . . . . WILLETTNEW4-10-14 Jim will…

  • Fair Competition Update

    Wednesday, 12-year-old New Waverly resident Katelyn Klawinsky won the Grand Champion award for the commercical heifer show. Twelve-year-old Taylor Bennet from New Waverly picked up the Reserve Grand Champion honor. Eleven-year-old Alpha Omega Academy student…

  • Elkins Lake Town Hall Meeting

    A Town Hall meeting took place at the Elkins Lake Clubhouse Wednesday night moderated by Ward #4 Councilmember Joe Rodriguez. Citizens attending heard updates on city activities from City Engineer Yellambalsi Ramachandra, Public Works Director…

  • New Tourism Video for Huntsville

    City Director of tourism and Cultural Services Kimm Thomas tells us that they “are very excited that the City of Huntsville is embarking on a new video to introduce Huntsville to not only the state…

  • Pitch, Hit and Run Competition Coming This Weekend

    City of Huntsville Recreation Services Coordinator Natalie Reid tells us that the “Recreation Services Department is participating with major league baseball and Scotts for a local pitch, hit and run competition . . . .…

  • Ways & Means Committee Seeks Prosecution of Lois Lerner

    Wednesday, the House Ways and Means Committee sent a letter to the Department of Justice outlining evidence the investigation has uncovered which recommends former IRS official Lois Lerner be criminally prosecuted for violating taxpayers’ rights,…

  • Walker County Fair Competition Update

    At the Rabbit Meat Pen show Tuesday at the Walker County Fair, 9-year-old Mackenzie Dixon’s fryers garnered Grand Champion honors. Eight-year-old Ryan Schur’s rabbits won Reserve Grand Champion. In the swine competition, New Waverly High…