Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Walker County Farmers Market To Open

    The opening of the Walker County Farmers Market is around the corner. Farmers Market President Scooter Langley fills us in . . . . WACOFARM5-20-14 For more info, check their Facebook page at Walker County…

  • Precinct #4 Commissioner Candidates Present Platforms at Republican Womens Meeting

    Candidate Jimmy Henry and incumbent Tim Paulsel, in the current runoff for the Precinct #4 Commissioners’ seat, presented their platforms at Monday’s meeting of the Walker County Republican Women at the Library’s Community Room. The…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council meets at six this evening at City Hall. Previous to the meeting at 5:30, the Department of Tourism and Cultural Services will present their new video and promotional information to the…

  • HISD Superintendent Johnson Talks About Future Legislation

    In our recent conversation with HISD Superintendent Steve Johnson, we got an update on where things were going with the Texas Legislature in getting some financial adjustment for our district, as is the need for…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Recent ICE Release of Criminals

    Congressman Kevin Brady says he was “appalled” when he found out that Immigration & Customs Enforcement released over 36,000 criminals while they were awaiting deportation hearings last year.  He says, “Twice as many never got…

  • Early Voting Underway

    Early Voting will be held at the Walker County Annex located at 1301 Sam Houston Avenue, Room 101, beginning today thru Friday, May 23rd , 8am to 5pm. Voter entrance and parking is available on…

  • Bearkats Claim Southland Title

    It came down to the final day of the regular season, but the Sam Houston State baseball team wrapped up a third consecutive outright Southland championship with a 9 to 1 win over A&M-Corpus Christi…

  • Dr. Johnson Comments on Academic Endeavors at HISD

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson. In a constant effort toward improvement, academics in the district is always in the process of fine-turning . . . . JOHNSACAD5-16-14…

  • United Way Grant Training

    United Way of the Piney Woods coordinator Sheila Cannon informs us that her organization is offering another grant opportunity for Walker County agencies . . . . UNITEDWAY5-16-14

  • Business Bank Seminar Ahead

    First National Bank of Huntsville has partnered with the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce to present a free banking seminar covering various financial topics. The seminar will be held on June the 10th at 7:45…