Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HMH Deal with Quorum Terminated

    According to a report in the Huntsville Item, it appears the Walker County Hospital District and Quorum Health have terminated their deal. The reasons were not released. This past weekend, Walker County Hospital District Board…

  • Commissioners Court Meets this Afternoon

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session today at 1:30 PM at the Courthouse. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss a proclamation on Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 7th through 15th.…

  • TxDOT–I-45 Construction Starts Tonight

    Beginning tonight, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will begin reconstruction of a seven-mile stretch of IH-45.  Construction will begin with nightly lane closures along a 4.5 mile section beginning south of FM 1374…

  • De-Stress Events Planned for Finals Prep

    Sam Houston State University will hold a series of events for De-Stress Fest 2017 from May 1-4. Tonight, students can participate in Movie Night from 6-8 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Theater. “Guardians of…

  • Indoor Pot Operation Busted

    The Montgomery County Police Reporter reports that on April 19th the Montgomery County Auto Theft Task Force and the Walker County Sheriff’s Office got a joint “bait vehicle” operation underway. A trailer was placed on…

  • Waterline Replacement–11th Street & Sam Houston Avenue

    The City of Huntsville recently announced in their City Connection publication that: “The City of Huntsville is ready to begin two waterline replacement projects along 11th Street and Sam Houston Avenue. The project segment along…

  • Walker County Area SHSU Alumni & Friends Meet

    The Monthly Social of the Walker County Area Alumni & Friends is the first Monday of the month, August through May. On Monday, May 1 the group will meet at SHSU – University Camp in Riverside.. The…

  • Identity of Plane Crash Victim Released

    As we passed along Wednesday afternoon, we now have learned the identify of the man killed in that plane crash of a twin-engine Cessna that went down into a small pond near FM 980 in…

  • UIL Track Meet and Bearkat Baseball Update

    Fans attending the UIL Regional Track Meet or the Sam Houston State baseball games on Friday, April 28 or Saturday, April 29 are encouraged to arrive early to find parking. Additionally, there will also be…

  • Free GED Classes at Library

    Those interested can prepare for the GED test with free classes at the Huntsville Public Library. Classes will meet every Saturday from noon to four from May 6th to June 24th. All prospective students must…