Articles Posted in the News Category

  • “Tree of Hope” at SHSU

    The SHSU Center for Leadership and Service’s Bearkat Impact board is working to spread “hope” and cheer through a project that will grant holiday wishes. Through its “Tree of Hope,” Bearkat Impact is taking advantage…

  • Library Announces Art Contest

    The Huntsville Public Library is proud to announce the 3rd annual Library Art Contest supported by the Huntsville Public Library Friends. The theme for this year’s contest is “Inspired by Books”. Students are encouraged to…

  • HPD Officer Injured in Morning Accident

    An officer of the Huntsville Police Department was injured early this morning when his unit responded to a traffic accident on Interstate 45. As of late this morning, Officer Chris Janis was in good condition…

  • SAAFE House Bringing Christmas to Clients

    SAAFE HOUSE once again will provide Christmas for its clients. Many individuals, businesses, or other groups adopt an entire family that is receiving the services of SAAFE HOUSE. Someone in the family has been a…

  • Commissioners Meet this Morning

    A routine agenda will be on tap for Walker County Commissioners this morning when they meet at 9 o’clock. Commissioners will receive department reports, hear from County Treasurer Sharon Duke about disbursements, and Auditor Patricia…

  • “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…