Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Early Voting Tally

    Walker County’s election department reports a total of 603 Voters voting in person Friday. The Grand Total of Early Voting in person is 4,993.  The regular election day is tomorrow, November 4th.

  • Local Girl Wins Punt, Pass and Kick In Dallas

    On Saturday Audra Hester, a freshman at Alpha Omega Academy in Huntsville, won the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick Team Championship at the Dallas Cowboy’s AT&T Stadium. To achieve the team championship, Hester had to…

  • Three HISD Superintendent Applicants To be Interviewed

    For the next three evenings, in closed session, beginning at 6:30 there will be dinner and a social gathering separately with each of three superintendent applicants and the HISD Board of Trustees along with Board…

  • Former “Walls Unit” Warden To Give Talk On Unit’s History

    The Walls Unit in Huntsville is Texas’s oldest state prison and houses the most active execution chamber in the country. This week, one of its former wardens, Jim Willet, will be speaking about some of…

  • HEARTS Veterans Museum Needs Volunteers

    During this month which features Veterans Day, you might consider starting to volunteer at the HEARTS Veterans Museum in Huntsville. Museum President Richie Harris tells us they are looking for volunteers . . . .…

  • Library Art Contest For Kids

    If you’re young and artistically inclined, Huntsville Public Library Children’s Coordinator Janelle Valera has some news to pass along to you . . . . Ms. Valera says, “All winners will be unveiled on February…

  • HPD Lt. Jim Barnes On Halloween Safety

    It’s Halloween, and HPD Lt. Jim Barnes passes along some tips to help keep everyone safe . . . . (PLAY CUT)   Several local area churches will be having Halloween celebrations for kids. Check…

  • Coats & Cash For Homeless Veterans Starts Sunday

    The Melvin White VFW Post 5871 of Huntsville is holding their 2nd annual Coats and Cash Fundraiser for the benefit of the approximately 69,000 homeless veterans in the U-S and those veterans with P-T-S-D beginning…

  • Chamber Networking Luncheon Monday

    Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Events & Communications Manager Laura Green says the Chamber is very excited to host their first networking luncheon this coming Monday, November 3rd . . . .   Laura Green…

  • Fundraising Run For USO And Sisters of Soldiers Scheduled

    A special fundraising run is coming up. Spokesperson Serj Kaftajian tells us that at SHSU the gentlemen of Phi Gamma Delta and the sorority of Alpha Omicron Pi are joining together to support the USO…