Articles Posted in the News Category

  • “Wounded Warrior” Banquet Planning Underway

    The first annual Huntsville Wounded Warrior Banquet was held at the Walker County Fairgrounds in January 2010 with over 700 supporters in attendance. The event has grown each year since–with the 5th Annual banquet slated…

  • HPD Investigating Thefts

    The Huntsville Police Department is currently investigating the theft of a piece of City of Huntsville equipment as well as a theft from Johnson’s Wrecker Service. The department is also working with the Department of…

  • Unclaimed Property Representatives in Town Wednesday

     Walker County residents who think — or hope — they might have some money waiting in the state’s Unclaimed Property database can search the list at an event hosted by the Texas Comptroller’s office and…

  • Breaking News–Tish Humphrey Wins Recount

    The official results are in from the recount on the November 5th Ward #2 councilmember contest between incumbent Tish Humphrey and candidate Kendall Scudder. Tish Humphrey remains the winner with the same vote count–17 more…

  • Former TDCJ Escapee Dies

    Officials from TDCJ say an inmate, who escaped and evaded capture for a week in 2009, has died of apparent natural causes. Fifty-three-year-old Arcade Comeaux told officials in the Clements Unit in Amarillo that he…

  • House Fire on Sterling Chapel Road

    Thursday morning, Linda Zavertnik and three others survived a house fire at the home of Barbara Yeager. Ms. Yeager was in the hospital at the time of the blaze. Ms. Zavertnik is Barbara Yeager’s daughter.…

  • Heart Walk Saturday

    The Walker County Heart Walk is scheduled for nine Saturday morning at Bowers stadium. It’s free to the public with snack booths, games, music and other activities. Registration is at 8:30 tomorrow morning. The event…

  • Recount Today

    A recount of the vote for the Ward #2 council seat contest between incumbent Tish Humphrey and candidate Kendall Scudder was scheduled for  8 this morning by local officials.  It is not open to the…

  • Walker County Historical Commission Celebrates 50 Years

    The Walker County Historical Commission will celebrate thir 50th anniversary on Monday, November 18th. In 1963, the Texas legislature charged all judges and commissioners courts to appoint citizens to a survey committee to survey buildings,…

  • City to Canvass Votes Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet at six this evening at City Hall to canvass the returns from the November 5th elections. Prior to the meeting, there will be a reception held for outgoing Councilmember…