Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Resolution Against High-Speed Rail Considered

    A resolution against high-speed rail coming through Walker County was discussed by Commissioners in a special session Monday. Texas Central High-Speed Railway is a private company that is trying to bring in a high-speed rail…

  • HISD Tech Director Discusses Internet Connectivity Issues With Trustees

    At last week’s HISD Board Session Technology Director Tracie Simental discussed the changes from the e-Rate program, and its impact on the district financially and in internet connectivity and other communications at HISD, and her…

  • Radios For Fire Departments

    Equipping our volunteer fire departments with the latest in communication equipment moved forward in Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday. Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell discussed the distribution for radios to be distributed under the…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 2400 block of Lake Road. On the night shift Friday, a person was arrested for possession of a controlled…

  • President Obama Spoke On Conditions For Normalization With Cuba In 2008

    President Obama is now establishing diplomatic relations with a Cuba that remains in somewhat the same political condition now as back in 2008. The Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation says the number…

  • HPD Lt. Jim Barnes On Holiday Safety

    In helping to make this a safer Christmas for all local residents, HPD Lt. Jim Barnes passes along some tips . . . .  

  • Bearkats Looking Forward To Next Year

    GoBearkats.com reports that after holding North Dakota State to 24 rushing yards and seven points in the first half, the Bison rushed for 195 yards and scored 28 points in the second half to beat…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a Special Session this morning at 9:30 in the Commissioners’ Courtroom. Today’s “Consent Agenda” includes the transfer of a 2002 Ford Crown Victoria from surplus to the Walker County…

  • More on Wounded Warrior Banquet

    We keep telling you about the Wounded Warrior Banquet because it is such a worthy cause, and it’s success helps veterans at the Warrior and Family Support Center at Brooke Army Medical Center in San…

  • Genealogy Classes Scheduled

    The Huntsville Public Library is pleased to host a series of five Personalized Genealogy Classes taught by Johnnie Jo Dickenson, Professional Genealogist. Topics will be chosen by the attendees during the first class – the…