Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Sheriff’s Office Conducts Drug Bust

    Following a lengthy undercover narcotics investigation, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office obtained a search warrant which was executed on May 14th for a residence located in the 40 block of Cyntolyn in Walker County. Upon…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will get together for a regular meeting at six this evening at the Huntsville High School. Tonight the board will recognize the accomplisments of various students and staff. Tonight’s “Consent…

  • Cop Killer Executed at Walls Unit

    Thirty-seven-year-old Jefferey Demond Williams, convicted of killing a Houston police officer in 1999, was executed at the Walls Unit Wednesday. Williams shot and killed 39-year-old police officer Troy Blando while he was trying to handcuff…

  • SAAFE House Crawfest Coming in June

    The SAAFE House 8th Annual Crawfest will be held Thursday, June 13th, at the Walker County Fairground from 6 to 10 PM. There will be great food, live music, and a silent auction. They welcome…

  • “Just Between Us” Author-Editors Autograph New Book

    Contributing authors and editors of the book Just Between Us: Stories and Memories from the Texas Pines held a book signing at the Bear Bend Cabin on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: LeAnn Rimes Takes a Turn

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: LeAnn Rimes Takes a Turn

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) I first encountered LeAnn Rimes one day in the mid-1990s as one of my first visitors in my new job as Billboard‘s Nashville bureau…

  • OFFSTAGE: A 420-Pound Trace Adkins?

    OFFSTAGE: A 420-Pound Trace Adkins?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Trace Adkins is still very much in the running to win All-Star Celebrity…

  • OFFSTAGE: Does Carrie Underwood Need a Hug?

    OFFSTAGE: Does Carrie Underwood Need a Hug?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Quick. Somebody give Carrie Underwood a hug. Because from what she told Marie…

  • Commissioners Approve Phase #2 of Improvement to Courthouse Environmental System

    During this week’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, the approval of SOLARNET to proceed with Phase #2 of the air control system upgrades for the Courthouse for $20,400 dollars was discussed. Purchasing Agent Mike…

  • Walker County Local Emergency Planning Committee Discusses Issues

    Tuesday morning, the Walker County Local Emergency Planning Committee met to start a process of developing a plan to deal with disasters. Basically, the committee will inform area citizens on what do in case a…