Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at the courthouse at nine this morning. From the Information Technology Department, Dan Early will discuss for possible action an amendment to an agreement between the…

  • Governor Greg Abbott Signs Bill Against Sanctuary Laws

    Sunday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill which prohibits Texas’ cities and counties from enacting “sanctuary” laws that stop law enforcement officers from asking about the immigration status of any person they detain. Governor…

  • Macron Wins Presidency of France

    In the presidential election in France Sunday, centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Macron picked up 66 percent of the vote to 34 percent for Le Pen. Le Pen had wanted…

  • HISD Incident Reporter System

    In a recent press release, Huntsville ISD reports they are committed to ensuring that their schools are safe and they want to inform all parents, students, staff members, and stakeholders that the district website has…

  • “Airing of the Quilts” Tomorrow

    You can view hundreds of beautiful quilts hung from the balcony of the County Courthouse, as well as along streets surrounding the square. at the Airing of the Quilts tomorrow from 9 AM to 4…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday police were dispatched to an accidental discharge of a firearm in the 1300 block of Windsor Street. A known suspect assaulted a victim in the 1000…

  • Town Creek Updates

    In the City of Huntsville’s publication “This Week in Huntsville,” the City passes along in a Town Creek Update that: “University Avenue, Midway Plaza parking lot and Avenue J are all in the forecast for…

  • TxDOT Urges Drivers to Share the Road

    TEXAS – In an effort to curb an increase in motorcycle fatalities on Texas roads, the Texas Department of Transportation is launching its “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles” campaign as part of Motorcycle…

  • “Click it or Ticket” Campaign Underway

    This month marks the 15th anniversary of the “Click It or Ticket” campaign urging Texans to buckle up. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that since its inception 15 years ago, their life-saving…

  • Fair Entry Checks Available May 22nd

    Here’s news to pass along in regard to the recent fair. Checks for the sale of fair entries will be available for pickup on Monday, May 22nd from 6 to 7 pm in the main building…