Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Says Pumpkins Are Nutritious

    You may already know that those great big ugly, orange things out in front of supermarkets right now aren’t tangerines with a gland condition–they’re called pumpkins. But did you know they’re good for you? Texas…

  • High Speed Rail Meeting-Tuesday

    A meeting hosted by the Federal Railroad Administration and TxDOT took place last night at the Veterans Conference Center in Huntsville. The purpose of the meeting was to inform area residents about, and receive input…

  • Walker County Planning Session-Tuesday

    The Walker County Criminal Justice Planning Session was held Tuesday at the Veterans Conference Center. Local citizens with expertise in their profession that could contribute to ideas to improve local justice programs were on hand…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday five officers responded to a call on a burglary in progress in the 1300 block of Smither Drive. Three unknown suspects were found inside the victim’s…

  • Tuesday Afternoon Early Voting Results

    As of 3:37 Tuesday afternoon Walker County Election Officer Diana McRae reports they had 382 voters, making it a total of 3,406 voters during early voting.

  • D-A David Weeks Comments On Need For New Intake Attorney

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday, commissioners approved allowing moving an investigative position in the D-A’s office to a position as Assistant District Attorney. The office of the County D-A has a tremendous case load…

  • Data Collected From Planning Meeting Sent To Governor’s Office

    We’ve been telling you about the Walker County Criminal Justice Community Planning Meeting slated to begin at nine today in the Veterans Conference Center where the public is invited to join experts from several disciplines…

  • Commissioners Discuss Damage To Storm Shelter Insurance Issue

    One of the issues on the Walker County Commissioner Court’s agenda Monday involved receiving insurance payment in regard to a claim on the City of Huntsville in reference to accidental damage to the storm shelter.…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday known suspects sexually assaulted a child in the 2200 block of Easley Circle. A Residential Burglary was investigated in the 1400 block of Nottingham Street.…

  • Burn Ban In Effect At Noon

    In their meeting this morning, Walker County Commissioners put a “Burn Ban” in effect for the county beginning at noon today.