Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Sheriff’s Office Dispatched to Deceased Person Call Monday Morning

    On Monday February 13th at approximately 9:50 am, deputies with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a deceased person call in the 700 block of FM 3411. Deputies are still  investigating. The Texas…

  • Huntsville Man Shot Over Weekend

    The Huntsville Item reports that a 22-year-old man from Huntsville was shot in the abdomen over the weekend during an altercation in the parking lot near Jack in the Box and Hobby Lobby in Huntsville.…

  • ESD#2 Purchases New Mobile Intensive Care Unit to Replace Walker County Unit in New Waverly

    New Waverly Firefighters and representatives from Walker County Emergency Service District #2 were in Commissioner’s Court Monday morning to highlight their latest efforts aimed at providing better Emergency Medical Services in the New Waverly and…

  • National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Resigns

    Monday night, President Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned. In his letter of resignation, Flynn said that he “inadvertently” gave officials incomplete information in regard to a conversation with the Russian ambassador. He also…

  • $12,000 in Items Stolen from Adult Probation

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, commissioners discussed what to do about the replacement of stolen items in the amount of $12,000 from Adult Probation. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford addressed commissioners . . . .…

  • President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe Denounce North Korea Missile Test

    Over the weekend, North Korea conducted a ballistic missile test. This is the country’s first missile test of the year. The missile splashed down in the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan. Japanese Prime…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a regular session at the courthouse at nine this morning. The Walker County Historical Commission will file a financial report, discuss the approval of Dr. Robin Montgomery as as…

  • HISD Superintendent Dr. Wright Comments on A-F Ratings System

    During the 84th Session of the Texas legislature in 2015, legislators passed House Bill 2804 which changed the accountability system from assessments of Met Standard or Improvement Required to assigned A through F ratings beginning…

  • Council Approves 2017 Strategic Plan

    The Huntsville City Council met on January 5, 2017, to create a new strategic plan to set the course for the City for the year. The updated strategic plan is a flexible document that will…

  • The Come Organization Announces Scholarships

    The COME Organization is pleased to announce that they will be offering two Ruth Finnegan Scholarships for 2017.  All Huntsville High School seniors are encouraged to apply.  Applications are available from the Huntsville High School…