Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Washington Red Tape

    The red tape only grows longer in Washington. Congressman Kevin Brady comments . . . .

  • SHSU Professor Honored with Distinguished Professor Award

    Larry Hoover, professor of criminal justice at Sam Houston State University, recently was named a Distinguished Professor for his outstanding contributions to SHSU and the criminal justice field. The announcement was made at the annual…

  • Proposed Juvenile Residence Facility Discussed in Commissioners’ Court

    Walker County Commissioners met for a regular meeting at the courthouse at nine this morning. A major focus for discussion was a proposed juvenile residential home in Walker County at 683-D FM 980 in the…

  • Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday a theft was reported in the 200 block of FM 247. A vehicle burglary was investigated in the 400 block of State Highway 75 North. On…

  • Commissioners Move Forward on Jail Phone Charges Adjustment

    In Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, Purchasing Agent Mike Williford discussed with the court, using a slide of information as a visual aid, about approving an amendment to the Walker County Jail Inmate Phone Contract…

  • TDCJ Held Fallen Officers Ceremony Friday

    The TDCJ Fallen Correctional Officers Ceremony was held Friday morning on the grounds of the Texas Prison Museum in front of the Sesquicentennial Plaza. This year’s ceremony honored TDCJ correctional officer Timothy Davison who was…

  • Local Group of Citizens Oppose Proposed Juvenile Residential Home

    During “Citizen’s Input” this morning at Commissioners’ Court a group opposed to putting in a juvenile residential unit in the Huntsville area let their opposition be known to commissioners. We talked to spokesperson Ann Darby…

  • Programs for Kids at Library

    There’s stuff going on for the kids to do at the Huntsville Public Library. The library’s Children’s Coordinator, Rachel McPhail, has an update . . . .

  • City Election Tomorrow

    The City of Huntsville will hold a special election on Saturday, May 7th to elect a Councilmember-at-Large for Position 1. All voting will be at the Walker County Annex, 1301 Sam Houston Avenue, from 7…

  • Speaker Paul Ryan not Supporting Donald Trump for Now

    House Speaker Paul Ryan is not supporting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at this point. In an interview on CNN’s “The Lead” Thursday Ryan said, “I’m just not ready to do that at this point.…