Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Cinco de Mayo Saturday

    Cinco de Mayo Festival spokesperson John Escobedo tells us that the LULAC organization and the Walker County Unidos are going to be hosting the big celebration at the Courthouse Annex at the corner of 14th…

  • I-45 Southbound Outside Lane Opened

    Today, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will open the outside lane and shoulder on IH 45 Southbound in Walker County north of exit 118 at Huntsville. The work is part of a $10.4 million…

  • Go Texan Crawfish Boil Tomorrow

    Walker County Area Go Texan will be hosting their annual Crawfish Boil Fundraiser tomorrow, Saturday, from 5 to 10 PM. Acting Ambassador for the organization, Teresa Ringo, tells us what you need to know .…

  • Prison Museum Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    Texas Prison Museum Director Jim Willett informs us that Huntsville’s Texas Prison Museum will be celebrating a big anniversary Saturday . . . . WILLETT5-1-14

  • Benghazi Investigation Held in Washington Thursday

    Thursday in Washington before a congressional committee, witnesses testified about the 2012 attack on the U-S Consulate in Benghazi, Libya and the Obama administration’s response. An important military official who committee members interviewed was retired…

  • New Waverly ISD Deals With Security Issue Tuesday

    According to information released from New Waverly ISD Superintendent Darol Hail Wednesday, a call was received at the elementary school Tuesday in reference to a male juvenile who was reported to be a runaway. Hail…

  • “Wine Down, Shop Small” Tonight

    Downtown Huntsville’s 3rd Annual Wine-Down and Shop Small event is back tonight from 5 to 9. Deja Vu Decor Co-owner Pam Conner tells us more . . . WINEDOWN4-30-14 Tickets are available at various merchants.…

  • Camp Hope Fundraiser Tomorrow Night

    As you may have heard in last weekend’s “Around Town” program, a fundraiser is coming up for the Camp Hope initiative to raise funds for a facility to treat veterans with PTSD here. Local veterans…

  • Museum Director Woodward Comments on Upcoming General Sam Houston Folk Festival

    The General Sam Houston Folk Festival begins tomorrow on the Museum grounds and lasts through the weekend. They’re really trying to get the local public out to the festival this year for a good experience.…

  • Congressman Brady on Pipeline Delay

    Congressman Kevin Brady is not pleased with the President’s recent actions regarding the Keystone XL Pipeline . . . . BRADPIPE4-28-14 Senate backers of the pipleline, that includes several Democrats along with Republicans, have a…