Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Tree Sale Tomorrow

    The Walker County Proud Communities Tree Sale will be this Saturday from 7:30 to 11:30 at the Walker County Storm Shelter. Spokesperson James Necker has more information . . . .  

  • Issue Of Overuse Of Solitary Confinement At TDCJ Prisons Raised

    A report now out from the American Civil Liberties Union and the Texas Civil Rights Project says TDCJ overuses solitary confinement to the detriment of taxpayers, correctional officers, Texas communities and the prisoners whose mental…

  • President Obama Spurs Controversy At National Prayer Breakfast

    At Thursday’s National Prayer Breakfast, in light of the recent barbaric acts of the Islamic terrorist group ISIS, President Obama decided to give Christians a pointed lecture . . . .   There was much…

  • Area “Go Texan” Walker County Salute

    The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will “salute” Walker County for the work it does to support the annual event during the rodeo’s evening show and concert March 20th. Walker County Area “Go Texan” Ambassador…

  • Camellia Show Tomorrow

    The 7th Annual Texas Camellia Show at the Katy and E. Don Walker, Sr. Education Center at 1402 19th Street will take place tomorrow, Saturday, from 1 to 4 PM. Plants will be available for…

  • HISD Assistant Coach Charged With Improper Relationship Between Educator And Student

    The Huntsville Police Department received information from Huntsville ISD of a possible Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student. A criminal investigation was initiated which has resulted in the arrest of 27-year-old Darius Hopkins. Hopkins was…

  • Member of “Texas 7″ Executed

    A third member of the infamous “Texas 7,” 52-year-old Donald Newbury, was executed last night at the Huntsville Unit for the shooting death of 29-year-old Irving Police officer Aubrey Hawkins on Christmas Eve of 2000.…

  • HPD Police Academy Scheduled

    The Huntsville Police Department will be hosting their 13-week Citizen’s Police Academy beginning April 13th. HPD Officer Kenneth Posey tells us more . . . .   Officer Posey also passed along how those interested…

  • SHSU Student Government Association President Copeland Addresses Council

    SHSU Student Government Association President Spencer Copeland addressed Huntsville City Councilmembers this week about working with students and the university in dealing with various issues . . . .   Mr. Copeland talked about possibly…

  • Jim Hightower To Speak At Annual Molly Ivins Banquet

    Jim Hightower will entertain as keynote speaker at the upcoming 9th annual First Amendment Celebration and Molly Ivins Banquet presented by the Walker County Democrats Club February 28th at 6:00 p.m. at the SHSU LSC…