Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Next Chamber of Commerce Small Business Breakfast

    The next Small Business Breakfast of the Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce, sponsored by Community Service Credit Union, will take place on Thursday, December 14th.  The breakfast will be held at Golden Corral located at 2050 11th Street.  Doors…

  • Man Charged with Attempted Capital Murder of a Police Officer

    The Huntsville Item reports that Precinct #4 Justice of the Peace Stephen Cole signed a bond for $500,000 Thursday for 21-year-old Houston man Brandon Duane McDaniel. Judge Cole set a high bond due to McDaniel’s…

  • Texas A&M Coach Sumlin Relieved of Duties

    KBTX Channel 3 reported Sunday that A&M’s Director of Athletics has relieved Aggies Football Coach Kevin Sumlin of all duties of his position. Jeff Banks, the assistant coach, will fill the job of interim head…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Commissioners will receive several reports, among them the Investment Report for October 2017. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell will…

  • Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center Expansion Named After Mayor Bill Hodges

    If you haven’t heard already, the Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center Expansion was named after former Huntsville Mayor Bill Hodges at the City Council’s last regular session last week. Family and friends of the late…

  • SHSU Fall Commencements Ahead

    James Lopez, Earl C. “Duke” Austin, Jr. and Congressman Joaquin Castro are the confirmed speakers for Sam Houston State University’s 2017 Fall Commencements taking place on Dec. 8 and 9 in the Bernard G. Johnson…

  • CASA Information & Registration Event Coming Up

    CASA of Walker, San Jacinto and Trinity Counties is having a special event coming up for those interested in becoming volunteers in their advocate program for helping children. CASA Executive Director Kim Weiser updates us…

  • City Needs An Interested Citizen

    The City of Huntsville may be looking for you! As part of the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), the City has the opportunity to make nominations to certain committees. At this time, the City has an…

  • City Council Postpones Decision on Animal Shelter Issues

    A major point of discussion at Tuesday night’s regular Huntsville City Council session centered around animal sheltering issues. Councilmembers were trying to figure out whether it is better to continue to let the City of…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, over the weekend on the day shift Saturday in the 1700 block of 11th Street, Tommy Voelter was arrested for evading detention on foot and for DWI 3rd or more. Also,…