Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Elections Underway Today

    Elections in Walker County are underway today at the various precinct locations, as they were scheduled today 7 AM to 7 PM. There are several local entities holding elections today. Along with the Texas Constitutional…

  • Weigh Station Issues Discussed by Commissioners

    Walker County Commissioners had a special session Monday afternoon at the courthouse. Of the several items considered, the court had a workshop on issues at the weigh station. The scale at the weigh station has…

  • Brady Begins Tax Reform Markup

    Monday, the House Ways and Means Committee began its markup of the Republican tax reform plan. Our 8th District congressman and Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Kevin Brady, addressed those in attendance…

  • Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday an unknown person stole someone’s property in the 1500 block of 11th Street. On the night shift Friday, narcotics were found in the 1000 block of…

  • City’s Hazard Mitigation Plan Seeks Input

    The City of Huntsville is seeking your assistance in writing their new Hazard Mitigation Plan. City Emergency Management Coordinator John Waldo said that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requires updates on a five-year schedule.…

  • Library’s “Beauty & the Beast” Event Ahead

    You have some time to register for a great event for the kids coming up at the Huntsville Public Library. It’s called the “Beauty & the Beast” Ball. One of our guest’s on “Around Town”…

  • Shooting at Sutherland Springs, Texas Baptist Church Results in the Deaths of 26 People

    Sunday, a shooter killed 26 people at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, 30 miles east of San Antonio. Another 20 people were wounded at what Governor Greg Abbott has called “ the…

  • Senator Rand Paul Recovering from An Assault by A Neighbor

    Over the weekend, Senator from Kentucky Rand Paul was attacked by a next-door neighbor. The neighbor, 59-year-old Rene Boucher, has been charged with fourth-degree assault. Meanwhile, Senator Paul is recovering from five broken ribs. His…

  • Early Voting Update

    The total number of voters checked-in during early voting Friday, November 3, was 261; this makes for a total of 1,712 voters checked-in during early voting in the November 7, 2017 General Election.

  • Commissioners Meet for a Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a Special Session this afternoon at 1:30 at the courthouse. Justice of the Peace for Precinct #3 Mark Holt will address possible action on a salary increase for County Clerk…