Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners meet this morning at nine at the courthouse for a regular session. Today’s “Consent Agenda” includes renewal of various kinds of insurance coverage for the County. Commissioners will hear the monthly update…

  • Mayor Declares “Dig Pink Day”

    Tonight, Alpha Omega Academy and Convenant Christian School Girls’ Volleyball teams will be playing at the Johnson Coliseum. Doors open at 6 PM with the Junior Varsity playing at 6:30 and the Varsity Playing at…

  • Tools Stolen from Phoenix Commotion

    Thieves have stolen approximately $4,000 in construction tools from a Phonex Commotion building site. The tools are used to build homes with recycled and salvaged materials to drive down costs so low-income families can afford…

  • Senator Cruz Overcomes Hecklers

    Over and over again, Texas Senator Ted Cruz was interrupted by hecklers as he spoke at the Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC this past weekend. And, as he didn’t give up…

  • Hostages Freed in Trinity

    Friday morning, Walker County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team members and local authorities were able to free two women being held hostage by an armed man at a Trinity County residence in the 1500 block of…

  • Contest Winners to be Announced at Exhibit Opening at Education Center Gallery

    The Sam Houston Memorial Museum will showcase more than 300 entries in its fourth annual photography contest and announce the winning entries today. The Artists’ Reception will open the exhibit from 5:30 to 7 PM…

  • State of the City will be Addressed Thursday

    The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a reception following the upcoming “State of the City” address on Thursday, October 17th, at 5:30 PM at the Walker County Storm Shelter. Mayor Mac Woodward…

  • Journalist & Author Kitty Piligrim to Speak at SHSU

    A former CNN journalist-turned-author, Kitty Pilgrim, will be speaking this month at SHSU. Manager of Communications at the University, Jennifer Gauntt, tells us more . . . . PILGRIM10-11-13 Kitty Pilgrim’s lecture is free and…

  • Great Muddy Escape Ahead

    The “Great Muddy Escape” returns. Spokesperson Margaret Gulledge fills us in . . . . MUDDYESCAP10-4-13 Although packets for the race can be picked up on race day, they will also be available from 5…

  • Bearkat Homecoming for the Weekend

    The great SHSU Bearkat Homecoming wraps up this weekend. Associate Director of Student Activities Brandon Cooper updates us on what’s happening . . . . BEARKATFRI10-10-13 The Bearkats take on the Lamar Cardinals.