Articles Posted in the News Category

  • James Garrett Freeman Executed

    Former Wharton County resident James Garrett Freeman was executed last night at the Huntsville Unit for the shooting death of Texas Game Warden Justin Hurst nine years ago. Approximately 100 game wardens and other law…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meets Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet for a regular session at the Hawkins Administration Building at six tonight. Deputy Superintendent Dr. Gregory Rodriguez will be the presenter for “Bright Spots.” Students and staff will…

  • Ducks Unlimited Banquet Ahead

    The Huntsville Ducks Unlimited Banquet is coming back soon Spokes person Johnny Holland updates us . . . .

  • HISD’s Dr. Wright Comments on School Funding from Legislature

    The HISD Board of Trustees meets tonight at six at the Hawkins Administration Building. We asked HISD Superintendent Dr. Howell Wright on our Around Town program this past week, “How does funding from the state…

  • Reporter Questions Obama Press Secretary Earnest about Clinton Endorsement

    Democratic Socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders met with President Obama at the White House Wednesday for discussion of various issues. No endorsement evolved from the meeting. Later, during the White House Daily Briefing, a reporter…

  • Campus Carry Policy Meeting Held Tuesday

    Tuesday afternoon, a meeting to gather input on SHSU’s Concealed Gun Campus Carry policy was held. Criminal Justice Department Dean Phillip Lyons and Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs Jaimie Hebert conducted the meeting. Dean…

  • Republican Party of Walker County Schedules Candidate Forum

    The Republican Party of Walker County is soliciting suggested questions for its Candidate Forum which will be held Monday, February 4th, at 6:30 PM, at the Katy & E. Don Walker Education Building. Vice-chair Richard…

  • Trump Says He Will Not Show Up for Debate

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he will not show up for Thursday’s final presidential debates. At a press conference, Trump said Fox news host Megyn Kelly, who will be at the debate, had been…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a theft was reported in the 100 block of I-45. A case of credit card abuse was investigated in the 1600 block of 18th Street.…

  • Commissioners Look at New FCC Legislation on Inmate Phone Charges

    At their meeting Monday, Walker County commissioners heard from County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford who informed commissioners that, “The Federal Communications Commission has gotten through some new laws that are effective in March for State…