Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Parole Commissioner Pamela Freeman Indicted

    According to the indictment list sent to us from the Walker County District Attorney’s Office, Pamela Freeman has been indicted for tampering with government records. The Houston Chronicle reports that State Parole Commissioner Freeman allegedly…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a special session at the courthouse this morning at nine. Mark Edwards from the Special Prosecution Unit will discuss approval of the Huntsville Office Lease Agreement. Butch Davis will discuss…

  • It’s Fire Prevention Week

    It’s Fire Prevention Week, and fire departments throughout the state are driving home the theme that Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives. Huntsville Fire Chief Tom Grisham passes along some tips on smoke detectors and alarms…

  • B-J Gaines, Jr. On Budget

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. We asked B-J if he was able to get what he wanted in this year’s new County budget . . .…

  • SHSU Theatre Features Special Presentation Starting Tomorrow Night

    SHSU’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre will have a fall premier presentation beginning tomorrow night at 8 at the University Theatre Center’s Erica Starr Theatre. Marketing Coordinator Emily Binetti fills us in . .…

  • Beef Recall Press Release

    CLASS II RECALL                                    HEALTH RISK: LOW Congressional and Public Affairs Lauren Kotwicki (202) 720-9113 FSIS-RC-066-2014   TEXAS FIRM RECALLS GROUND BEEF PRODUCT DUE TO POSSIBLE FOREIGN MATTER CONTAMINATION   WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2014 – Sam…

  • “Fair On The Square” Getting Underway

    The Walker County Pre-Fair Celebration gets underway tonight at 9 o’clock in the “Fair on the Square” Beer Garden with a concert featuring Jerry Diaz and Hanna’s Reef. Tickets are $5 at the gate. Doors…

  • AFSCME Union Makes Legal Move On TDCJ Prison Climate Issues

    A debate is underway to pressure Texas officials to solve what some feel are inadequate climate standards in the Lone Star state’s prison facilities. Local AFSCME Union president Lance Lowry comments on what’s underway .…

  • Commissioner Gaines Comments On Use of Leftover Jail Bond Funds

    Walker County Commissioners are still deciding on the most beneficial thing to do with the $975,000 leftover from the Jail Bond funds. We received one update earlier from Commissioner White. Recently, Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday known suspects were reported to have assaulted each other in the 2600 block of 11th Street. A Residential Burglary was investigated in the 1400 block of…