Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Shooting in Fort Hood

    Another mass shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen has left at least 4 dead, including the gunmen, along with 16 hurt. The shooter, identified as 33-year-old Army Specialist Ivan Lopez, opened fire in two buildings…

  • Execution of Tommy Sells

    Forty-nine-year-old Tommy Lynn Sells is scheduled for execution in Huntsville today for fatally stabbing a 13-year-old South Texas girl in 1999. Sells attorneys are making a plea to the U-S Supreme Court following a federal…

  • Council Discusses Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan

    At this week’s Huntsville City Council session, councilmembers heard Director of Public Works Carol Reed present information during a first-reading of the City’s Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan. The water restriction system being changed…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 2000 block of 19th Street. A firearm was reported stolen from a residence in the 2500 block of Pine…

  • There’s Great Entertainment at The Fair This Weekend

    There’s great entertainment at the Walker County Fair this weekend. Special Activities and Events Committee member Steve Fox fills us in . . . . FOXWKND4-2-14 Steve says its a B-Y-O-B event, and admission is…

  • Barbecue Benefit for Carson Traylor Today

    A barbecue benefit for the family of young Carson Traylor, who lost his life in an accident recently, will be held today from 10:30 to 2:30 at 368 Highway 75 North in the Animal Hospital…

  • City Council Approves Speed Cushions for River Oaks Drive

    One of the major topics for discussion at Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session was the need for speed cushions on River Oaks Drive in Elkins Lake. Councilmember Joe Rodriguez was one of the major…

  • Property Tax Information

    Walker County Assistant Chief Appraiser Stacey Poteete tells us that a wide range of property taxpayer information has been put in a more consolidated form to keep taxpayers informed now . . . . PROPTAX4-1-14…

  • Soil Sample Kits Available

    With the spring growing season finally arriving, it’s time to get lawns and gardens ready for planting.  But what about your soil?  If you’ve had trouble growing things in the past, perhaps the Texas Research…

  • Senator Cornyn Reviews Some Revealing Obama Administration Statistics

    Our U-S Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, delivered a set of revealing statistics from the floor of the senate recently . . . . CORNOBAM4-1-14