Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse at nine this morning for a regular session. Commissioners will hear or examine various department reports. Walker County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss and/or approve the…

  • Warrior Family Support Center Banquet Tickets Available

    Another reminder that the Wounded Warrior Banquet is coming up on the Walker County Fairgrounds starting at around 5:30 in the afternoon, Thursday, the 21st of January. A steak dinner will be served. There will…

  • Political Candidate Debate Coming Up

    A political candidate debate is coming up soon. The Tea Party’s Linda Thompson tells us about it . . . .

  • SHSU Leadership Organization Inducts 67 Members

    Sam Houston State University’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success recently inducted 67 new members into the organization. The National Society of Leadership and Success was founded in 2001 to build a…

  • Suspects Arrested in ISIL Terror Plot

    Two men have been arrested by federal agents–one in Sacramento, and the other in Houston–who are suspects in an ISIL connected terror plan. The two men had been contacting overseas ISIL sympathizers. The Houston man…

  • Murder Suspect Returns to Jail

    An update in the Huntsville Item on murder suspect, 19-year-old Treveon Deon Williams who is accused of killing Hoeveaire Easley in Huntsvile on November 19th, reports he was taken back to Walker County Jail Thursday…

  • President Obama Hosts Town Hall on His Gun Policy

    President Obama held a televised Town Hall meeting last night to talk about his gun control policies. The president thinks the NRA’s rhetoric is “over the top, and so overheated.” Taya Kyle, wife of the…

  • HISD Buyers Group Fundraiser and Auction

    It’s that time of year when the Huntsville ISD Buyers Group works diligently to raise funds to support HISD students who will be participating with show projects at the upcoming Walker County Fair. The annual…

  • SHSU Professor Paul Ruffin Receives Positive Review for Upcoming Book

    Texas State University System Regents’ Professor and Distinguished Professor of English at Sam Houston State University, Paul Ruffin, recently received a positive review for his upcoming book, “The Time the Waters Rose: And Stories of…

  • Speaker Paul Ryan Comments on Future Direction of House

    Paul Ryan, in his House Speaker Weekly Briefing, talked about the drive to repeal Obamacare and other issues. He was also emphatic about a decentralized, from-the-ground-up approach to his plan for the future direction of…