Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet at nine this morning at the courthouse for a regular session. Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell will talk approval of the TXFLAP Stubblefield Lake Bridge grant application. EMS Director John…

  • SHSU President Dr. Hoyt Comments on College Loan Debt Issues

    One of the many topics discussed at Congressman Kevin Brady’s visit last week with constituents at the local Chamber Office was the cost of attending college nowadays and the issues of student debt. SHSU President…

  • Time to Buy Your Golf Balls for “Shot in the Dark”

    As we informed you Friday, the 13th Annual Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament is coming up on Friday, May 6th. They play the first nine holes in the daylight. Next, there is a dinner…

  • Shooting Incident in Riverside

    A shooting occurred in the Riverside area this morning. We spoke with Walker County Sheriff Clint McCrae, and he reported to us that an out-of-county officer was transporting an inmate when a physical confrontation took…

  • Master Gardeners Plant Sale

    The Walker County Master Gardeners is having their spring plant sale this Saturday from 8 AM to 2 at the Demonstration Gardens located at the corner of Highway 75 North and Tam Road. That’s approximately…

  • Calmer Debates & a Surprise Endorsement

    A calmer debate ensued on CNN last night between the competing candidates for the Republican presidential nomination. The personal attacks turned into more substantive comments by the candidates–perhaps not wanting to take chances before two…

  • Congressman Brady Visits Huntsville

    Congressman Kevin Brady visited constituents at the Chamber of Commerce Headquarters Thursday afternoon. He talked about everything from the Federal Reserve to immigration. One of the many important areas he and other congressmen have to…

  • Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament

    Chamber of Commerce Events & Communications Manager Laura Green informs us that the 13th Annual Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament is coming up on Friday, May 6th . . . .   To reserve…

  • Federal Health Insurance Exchange Issues Discussed

    The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Investigations held a hearing Thursday on the failure of federal health insurance exchanges. At the close of the meeting, Wisconsin Republican Senator Ron Johnson summed up…

  • Daylight Saving Time Coming

    Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend. Sunday at 2 AM, March 13th, clocks are to be turned forward 1 hour.