Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 200 block of I-45 South. An assault case was investigated in the 2000 block of Avenue N 1/2.…

  • Attorney General Eric Holder Grilled by Oversight Committee

    The questions and answers flew “fast and furious,” if you’ll pardon the reference, as the House Judiciary Oversight Committee grilled Obama Administration Attorney General Eric Holder Tuesday. For example, Ohio Republican Representative Jim Jordan brought…

  • Monday’s Top Fair Winners

    At Monday night’s Walker County Lamb Show, sixteen-year-old New Waverly High School student Morgean Schultz and her heavyweight division lamb won the Grand Champion award. The Reserve Grand Champion prize was given to 16-year-old New…

  • Add-ons to Sales at Fair

    The Premium Junior Livestock Sale at the Walker County Fair will be out at the Main Building this Thursday evening at 7. Walker County Fair Association President Bobby Lane tells us anyone who wishes may…

  • Folk Festival Recruiting Volunteers

    The General Sam Houston Folk Festival is scheduled to begin on May 2nd, and Director/Instructor Mary Allen-Keating is teaching festival performers how to interact and entertain visitors and looking for people to help out .…

  • Texas Ag Commissioner Staples Update on Garden Seed

    It’s spring, and people in Walker County have begun planting their gardens in hopes of a good crop of vegetables this year. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples tells us “Texas seed law requires several items…

  • State Department Informational Session at SHSU

    Students looking for adventure and a career serving in foreign countries will have the chance to learn about the U.S. Department of State during an informational session Tuesday today. Sponsored by Career Services and the…

  • Governor Perry and Senator Ted Cruz Visit Fort Hood

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz along with Governor Rick Perry recently visited Fort Hood site of the recent shooting where three people and the shooter died. Senator Cruz was taken with the bravery of the soldiers…

  • Temporary Closure of Outside Lane & Shoulder on I-45 Southbound

    Beginning today, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will temporarily close a short section of the outside lane and shoulder on IH 45 southbound in Walker County, north of exit 118 at Huntsville. This…

  • New Fair Queen Chosen

    Eighteen-year-old New Waverly High School senior Maddie Cobler was crowned Walker County Fair Queen this weekend. First Runner-up was Jenna Drane. Second Runner-up was Taylor Thompson. Diane Woods was named Miss Congeniality.