Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Trump and Sanders Take New Hampshire

    Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have scored big wins in New Hampshire Republican polls show Trump with 35 percent of the vote, John Kasich with 16 percent and Ted Cruz with 12. In the Democratic…

  • County Maintenance Update

    Walker County’s Assistant Director of Maintenance, Marvin Cannon, updated commissioners Monday morning on an important building issue. That floor leak at the Annex which has been plaguing users of the building for quite some time,…

  • Crime Stoppers Seeking Information on Local Crimes

    Taking a look at local crimes for Crime Stoppers– Last Saturday, February 6th, around 5:39 AM the Timewise Chevron in the 3000 block of SH 30 at IH 45 was broken into by four unknown…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a known suspect threatened another person in the 800 block of 12th Street. On Saturday’s day shift, a forced entry commercial burglary was reported in…

  • Fair at SHSU to Connect Students with Local Organizations

    Students who are interested in volunteer service opportunities are invited to attend the Volunteer Opportunities Fair today from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Lowman Student Center Mall Area. The volunteer opportunities fair is…

  • New Hampshire Primary Today

    Today, actually, is the day of the first primary in the country since in Iowa they “caucus.” And, that primary is in the state of New Hampshire. In the polls, Republican candidate Donald Trump has…

  • Stubblefield Lake Road Bridge Project Considered By Commissioners

    In Monday’s regular Commissioners’ Court meeting, commissioners discussed the status of the Stubblefield Lake Road Bridge project. Walker County Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell has been in discussion with a federal official connected with…

  • Update on SHSU Campus Construction

    As you drive by the SHSU campus, you can’t help but notice those huge cranes towering over everything. Indeed, construction continues on the university’s campus. SHSU president, Dr. Dana Hoyt, recently filled us in .…

  • Commissioners Consider Approving a Renewal and New HGAC Grant Funds Through the Victims of Crime Act

    At Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, commissioners considered approving renewal of a current grant for a victim assistant coordinator and an application for new HGAC grant funds through the Victims of Crime act. First Assistant District…

  • Texas Launches Student Loan Repayment Program for Mental Health Professionals

    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has formally launched the Loan Repayment Program for Mental Health Professionals to help expand the state’s mental health workforce and improve access to mental health services in Texas.…