Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Great Muddy Escape Tomorrow

    The “Great Muddy Escape,” Saturday, is not only a fun way to raise awareness about living a healthy and active lifestyle, it’s also a fundraiser benefiting the local non-profit organization, Huntsville Family YMCA.  The annual…

  • Lions Club Ravens Revenge Ride Saturday

    The big annual Huntsville Lions Club Ravens Revenge Ride is coming up. Event spokesperson Kirby Cason tells us more . . . .   There’s a $35 registration fee. The first 300 riders get tee…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 600 block of I-45 . A theft was reported in the 2800 block of Lake Road. In a report…

  • John Ray Falk, Jr. Sentenced to Death by Angelina County Jury

    The Huntsville Item reports that 50-year-old John Ray Falk, Jr. was sentenced to death by an Angelina County jury Wednesday morning for his involvement in the murder of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield during an…

  • Texas Independence Day & Sam Houston Birthday

    The Walker County Historical Commission and Sam Houston Memorial Museum and Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center are celebrating the 36th Annual Texas Independence Day and General Sam Houston Birthday today. A coffee and reception will…

  • 2017 Business & Outdoor Expo and Taste of Huntsville Today

    Your invited to the expanded 2017 Business and Outdoor Expo and Taste of Huntsville today 4:30 -7:30pm at the Walker County Fairgrounds!  Vendors will have food tastings and drinks from the many delicious restaurants and…

  • Town Creek Drainage Project Progress and Detours Ahead

    The City of Huntsville’s Town Creek Drainage Project Phase II is progressing and work in the affected areas is likely to produce delays and detours. The project is adding a work area on Sam Houston…

  • New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department Adds Zoll Cardiac Monitor

    This week saw another step forward in a joint effort between Walker County ESD # 2 and the New Waverly Fire Department to improve the delivery of emergency medical services within the boundaries of the…

  • Commissioners Approve Grant Acceptance for Vehicles for Special Prosecution Office

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, Laura Yosko discussed with commissioners the approval of the acceptance of a grant, in an amount not to exceed $150,000, for the Special Prosecution Unit criminal division from the Governor’s…

  • Congressman Brady Pleased with President’s Speech

    Ways & Means Chairman and our 8th district congressman Kevin Brady reports he was pleased with the president’s speech this week to a joint session of congress . . . .