Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Man Arrested After Shooting at Frat House

    Around 10:15 PM Friday, HPD was sent to the Sigma Chi frathernity house in the 200 block of FM 980 in regard to a person with a weapon. Police reports say that 45-year-old Dagoberto Avila,…

  • New Subdivision Discussed by Commissioners

    At Monday morning’s Commissioners’ Court meeting, a developer representative and subdivision design engineer addressed commissioners on their proposed Texas Grand Ranch Development Subdivision for Walker County. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell fills us in…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets at six this evening for a regular session. Previous to the meeting there will be workshops beginning at 4 in the large conference room. Councilmembers will discuss monument entry and…

  • HISD Board Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet this evening at six at the Hawkins Administration Building for a regular meeting. The Board will recognize students and staff. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes approval of a resolution…

  • SHSU Planning Community Engagement Session this Week

    SHSU is inviting all members of the community to a Community Engagement Session at the HEARTS Veterans Conference Center on Highway 75 North Thursday, April 17th, from 5:30 to 6:30. Broaddus Planning, a campus planning…

  • Commissioners to Exclude City in Grant Application

    Monday at Commissioners’ Court, Commissioners voted not to include the City of Huntsville in their application for a grant that might allow them funds for radios for area volunteer fire departments. The overall grant of…

  • SHSU Bowling Team Wins Big

    The SHSU Bowling team won their first NCAA National Championship since the team began four years ago. Head Coach is Brad Hagen.

  • Tornado Causes Damage in Lovelady

    Sunday, around five in the afternoon, a tornado was reported to have touched down twice in Lovelady, north of Trinity. The Houston County Sheriff’s Office reported that a tornado touched down at a mobile home…

  • Commissioners Meet this Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet at the courthouse at nine this morning. County Auditor Patricia Allen will discuss approval of a payment of $188,900 to the jail construction company Sedalco and for $19,250 to the jail…

  • Country Music Star Contest Decides Winner

    This past weekend at the Walker County Fair’s Country Music Star Contest, Audrey Gomez finished first . She garnered first place with her country rendition of “How Great Thou Art.” Second Place winner was James…