Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Special Prosecution Unit Receives Award

    Monday, from the Special Prosecution Unit which the County helps support, attorney Jack Choate announced to commissioners that the Unit had received a special award and asked for approval to spend funds for the award…

  • HEARTS Veterans Museum Banquet Tickets Available

    The HEARTS Veterans Museum is having their Veterans Day Banquet this Saturday, November 11th. There will be a silent auction at 5:30PM that benefits the ROTC Martinez scholarship. The dinner and program starts at 6:30.…

  • Speaker Ryan Talks about Economic Growth

    Speaker of the House Paul Ryan addressed reporters at a press conference about the Republicans tax reform plans Tuesday. Speaker Ryan put a positive spin on their program of growing the economy . . .…

  • General Primary Ballot Filing

    County Chair of the Republican Party Linda McKenzie informs us that the filing date for a place on the 2018 General Primary Ballot is November 11, 2017 until 6:00 p.m. on December 11, 2017.  The…

  • Elections Underway Today

    Elections in Walker County are underway today at the various precinct locations, as they were scheduled today 7 AM to 7 PM. There are several local entities holding elections today. Along with the Texas Constitutional…

  • Weigh Station Issues Discussed by Commissioners

    Walker County Commissioners had a special session Monday afternoon at the courthouse. Of the several items considered, the court had a workshop on issues at the weigh station. The scale at the weigh station has…

  • Brady Begins Tax Reform Markup

    Monday, the House Ways and Means Committee began its markup of the Republican tax reform plan. Our 8th District congressman and Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Kevin Brady, addressed those in attendance…

  • Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday an unknown person stole someone’s property in the 1500 block of 11th Street. On the night shift Friday, narcotics were found in the 1000 block of…

  • City’s Hazard Mitigation Plan Seeks Input

    The City of Huntsville is seeking your assistance in writing their new Hazard Mitigation Plan. City Emergency Management Coordinator John Waldo said that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requires updates on a five-year schedule.…

  • Library’s “Beauty & the Beast” Event Ahead

    You have some time to register for a great event for the kids coming up at the Huntsville Public Library. It’s called the “Beauty & the Beast” Ball. One of our guest’s on “Around Town”…