Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Shotgun Fred Barbecue Showdown

    The First Annual Shotgun Fred Barbecue Showdown is scheduled for February 27th through March 1st in Huntsville at the Walker County Fairgrounds. The fairgrounds will have 92 spaces, forty-by-forty feet, that have water and electricity…

  • Montgomery County Forensic Services Releases Report on Fatal Accident at SHSU

    According to the local SHSU Houstonian newspaper a toxicology report from the Montgomery County Forensic Services Department found that 19-year-old Blanca Espinal, the driver in a December car accident on the SHSU campus which killed…

  • Wounded Warriors Banquet

    The fifth Annual Wounded Warriors Banquet took place at the Walker County Fairgrounds last night. Over 1,100 local area citizens showed up to help raise funds for the Warrior and Family Support Center in San…

  • “Break the Cycle” Event Saturday

    A big fundraising event happens this Saturday at 2 PM in Huntsville. Home Depot, Bill Fick Ford, Team Dodge, and Double Dave’s Pizza are sponsoring the special “Breaking the Cycle” event to benefit SAAFE House.…

  • Community Plan Considers Victim’s Issues

    The Walker County Criminal Justice Community Plan has been approved by the state, and we’ve talked with local Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator David Anderson about various aspects of it. One of the focus groups involved…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Wednesday’s day shift a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 2500 block of Crosstimbers. Two thefts were investigated, one in the 5000 block of Sam houston Avenue and another in…

  • SHSU Martin Luther King Jr. Presentations Today

    Sam Houston State University’s history department will celebrate civil rights heroes and milestones with an afternoon of presentations of local and national scholars today. Associate Professor of History Jeffrey Littlejohn tells us the six, 30-minute…

  • County Clerk Office Update

    At this week’s regular Commissioners Court session, County Clerk Kari French thanked all her employees for their help for the past three years since she took over the office . . . . COUNTYCLRK1-15-14

  • Huntsville Youth Soccer Spring Registration

    Huntsville Youth Soccer Association spring registration dates are the next three Saturdays from 10am to 3pm at Carbonero Restaurant next to 3 Spoons. Kids ages 4 through 15 are eligible to play recreational soccer. For…

  • Assistant Ag Commissioner Rhodes Comments on Texas Water Future

    Water issues will affect the state of Texas for many years ahead. Texas Assistant Agriculture Commissioner Rick Rhodes says most people “associated with agriculture understand how important water is to our crops and to our…