Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Rita B Huff Donation Christmas Tree At Home Depot

    The Rita B Huff Humane Society is in need of your financial help in support of its no-kill humane shelter. We talked recently with Rita B Huff executive director Deborah Turner, and she told us…

  • Walker County Hospital Board Meets

    The Board of Managers of the Walker County Hospital District will hold a regular meeting, open to the public, tonight at 7. Attendees may address the Board if they register prior to the meeting being…

  • Student from Somalia Injures 11 at Ohio State

    Monday at Ohio State University, a student from Somalia injured 11 people in an attack on a crowd of campus pedestrians. Eighteen-year-old Abdul Razak Ali Artan drove his car into the crowd outside an engineering…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday an unknown suspect damaged property in a case of criminal mischief in the 1800 block of Avenue Q. On the day shift Saturday, the HPD…

  • Ambulance Remount Approved by Commissioners

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, EMS Coordinator John Nabors addressed commissioners for approval of a bid for the purchase of an ambulance remount. With a budget for the remount of $102,500 the County received bids higher…

  • Sheriff’s Office Receives Donation

    Walker County Sheriff’s Office Operation’s Bureau Captain Tim Whitecotton addressed County Commissioners Monday morning in regard to accepting a donation for the Sheriff’s Office to purchase equipment and/or provide training . . . .  …

  • Senator Schwertner Files Bill on Federal E-Verify

    Monday, Senator Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) filed Senate Bill 254, legislation that would require all state contractors and subcontractors to utilize the federal E-Verify system in determining the legal work status of their employees.  E-Verify is…

  • Letters to Santa at Library

    As we head into the Christmas season, Jolly Ol’ St. Nick is ready for those kids cards and letters. Huntsville Public Library Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail tells us more . . . .

  • Several Accidents and Injuries on I-45 Today

    Wet Conditions Spawn Number of Morning Accidents Largest multi-vehicle accident involves 18 wheeler and several other vehicles, shutting down both sides of freeway during morning commute. New Waverly, November 28, 2016 New Waverly Firefighters and…

  • Major Accident I-45

    At Around 8:15 this morning. The State of Texas operations center received an initial report of a road closure in Walker County.  Interstate Highway 45–all lanes, north and southbound, were closed due to a crash…