Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Deputy Registrar Training Available

    The Walker County Voter Registrar’s office has made available training information for residents to become deputy registrars. Ensuring that citizens are registered is essential for voters to exercise their right and responsibility to vote. Training…

  • Huntsville Hornet’s Nest- 9/6/2017

    Here is this week’s Hornet’s Nest from Huntsville ISD   Sponsored by Wiesner of Huntsville.

  • Hurricane Irma Update

    Today,  the interior minister of France reported that Category 5 Hurricane Irma took the lives of at least 8 people and injured 23 on the island of St. Martin. The hurricane knocked out power to…

  • Murder Suspect Apprehended

    The Huntsville Item reports that 19-year-old Giovanny Mauricio Villatoro from Houston was booked into the Walker County Jail Tuesday afternoon. He is charged with murder and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence with intent to…

  • Wednesday Afternoon Accident Left New Waverly Resident in Critical Condition Last Night

    New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that New Waverly Fire and EMS units were dispatched at 1:30 Wednesday afternoon after several 911 callers reported a serious accident on Highway 75 near the…

  • Congressman Brady Update on Emergency Funding

    Wednesday, the U-S House passed an emergency funding bill to provide relief for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Our 8th District Congressman and Chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee, Kevin Brady, updates us…

  • Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis Announces Disaster Recovery Center

    At a special session of Commissioners’ Court this week, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis informed commissioners that he was going to be setting up a Disaster Recovery Center at the Annex . .…

  • Cavender’s Offers Hurricane Harvey Relief T-Shirt

    The Cavender Family is asking their loyal customers to join them in purchasing a Hurricane Harvey “Tough” T-shirt, available starting today in all of their 79 stores across Texas and the southwest. The T-shirt is…

  • Sam Houston Bearkat Baseball Team Honored by Councilmembers

    During Tuesday’s Huntsville City Council regular session, Mayor Andy Brauninger declared the day SHSU Baseball Day in the City. With the Bearkats standing behind him, the mayor read a proclamation spotlighting the team’s great successes…

  • Kate Barr Ross Park Closed for Relief Efforts

    The City’s Kate Barr Ross Park will be closed for an indefinite period due to staging of hurricane relief efforts. The Texas Army National Guard has been permitted to place vehicles and personnel at the…