Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Byrd Cemetery Designation Marker Dedicated Today

    The Walker County Historical Commission will have a dedication of the Historic Texas Cemetery Designation Marker of the Joe Byrd Cemetery at ten this morning at 366 Bowers Boulevard. The cemetery was known by inmates…

  • A&M Graduate Drowns in Lake Conroe Boating Accident

    Saturday night shortly before 9, 25-year-old former Texas A&M student Ross Lehmberg of College Station died in a boating accident on Lake Conroe. Lehmberg, drifting in “party barge” with around 50 other people, jumped from…

  • WCFFA President Jimmy Williams Comments on Wildfire Prevention

    Walker County Firefighters Association President Jimmy Williams tells us that this past Saturday May 3rd was National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, and that, “It really couldn’t come at a better time . . . .…

  • City Hotel Tax Workshop Adds Speaker

    The City of Huntsville Tourism Department is pleased to announce a special addition to their May 6th Hotel Occupancy Tax workshop. Justin Bragiel, General Counsel for the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association, will join the…

  • Senator Cornyn Speaks on VA Issues

    Our senator from Texas, John Cornyn, has continued to address Veterans Affairs issues. As you may have heard, it’s alleged that the VA hospital in Phoenix had a secret waiting list that prolonged patient care…

  • General Sam Houston Folk Festival Kicks-Off Today

    The General Sam Houston Folk Festival kicks off today and runs through Sunday on the Museum grounds in Huntsville. It’ll be like taking a trip back to the 19th Century. Festival volunteer Scotty Cherryholmes explains…

  • Relay for Life Tonight

    At six this evening on the Huntsville High School practice field and track, the 2014 Relay for Life kicks off in the area’s big fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Teams walk laps through two…

  • Cinco de Mayo Saturday

    Cinco de Mayo Festival spokesperson John Escobedo tells us that the LULAC organization and the Walker County Unidos are going to be hosting the big celebration at the Courthouse Annex at the corner of 14th…

  • I-45 Southbound Outside Lane Opened

    Today, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will open the outside lane and shoulder on IH 45 Southbound in Walker County north of exit 118 at Huntsville. The work is part of a $10.4 million…

  • Go Texan Crawfish Boil Tomorrow

    Walker County Area Go Texan will be hosting their annual Crawfish Boil Fundraiser tomorrow, Saturday, from 5 to 10 PM. Acting Ambassador for the organization, Teresa Ringo, tells us what you need to know .…