Articles Posted in the News Category

  • No “Burn Ban”

    Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis and commissioners discussed the possibility of instituting a “Burn Ban” for the county. Davis discussed the Keetch Byram Drought Index figures for the county and other information regarding a…

  • HPD Looking For Men Involved In Check Fraud

    On July 11, 2014, several men described as Hispanic cashed fraudulent payroll checks from Southwood Forest Products (Steely Lumber) at First Financial Bank for several thousand dollars. On August 1, several men again cashed fraudulent…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Today’s “Statutory Agenda” includes a public hearing on Senate Bill 1685 which is in regard to the District Clerk…

  • Way-Finding Signage Meeting At Library Today

    The City of Huntsville Neighborhood Resources Department will hold a special public meeting tonight to gain citizen input on future wayfinding signage for installation in Huntsville. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. in…

  • City Staff To Speak At Walker County Historical Commission Meeting

    A couple members of Huntsville’s City staff will be involved in a special presentation planned for this afternoon. Deputy City Secretary Kristin Edwards updates us . . . . HISTPRES9-12-14

  • Criminal Justice Lecture This Morning At SHSU

    SHSU’s Department of Criminal Justice continues to move forward in educating their students and the public in the criminal justice field. Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles informs us that this morning the next Beto Chair lecture…

  • Rev. Rafael Cruz To Speak In Huntsville This Evening

    Tonight at 6:45 the Sam Houston Tea Party will present Reverend Rafael Cruz, father of Senator Ted Cruz, at the HEARTS Veterans Conference Center at 455 State Highway 75 North. There is no charge for…

  • HISD Holds Meetings For Input On Next Superintendent

    HISD offered five sessions throughout the day Thursday for local citizens to voice their input on the qualifications and personal qualities the next HISD superintendent should have. The meetings, held in the Hawkins Administration Building,…

  • Fourth Annual “Day for Kids” Tomorrow

    This Saturday, September 13th, the Boys & Girls Club of Walker County is celebrating their Fourth Annual “Day for Kids.” Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Michelle Spencer has the information . . . .…

  • First Baptist Church Celebrates 170th Anniversary

    First Baptist Church of Huntsville is celebrating their 170th Anniversary beginning this Sunday morning. Associate Pastor Randy Turner tells us more . . . . FBC170-9-11-14