Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Walker County Fair Queen Contest Underway

    There was a press party and barbecue for the 2015 Walker County Fair Queen Contest last night at the fairgrounds. Five candidates are vying for the Queen position. Not only are they lovely young women,…

  • Man Arrested After Wielding Knife

    HPD Lt. Jim Barnes credits Detective Marvin Hyvl and HPD officers Chris Janis and Kurt Bubela for the arrest of a suspect pursued by police Tuesday morning. Lt. Barnes reported that, regarding 29-year-old Joshua Craft,…

  • Good Financial Statement For Walker County

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, the County received a good report on their Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30th, 2014 and auditor reports. Shelby Lackey from Hereford, Lynch, Sellars and…

  • Fuel Card Discussion At Commissioners’ Court Monday

    Walker County Commissioners discussed approving an additional fuel card for the County this week. Purchasing Director Mike Williford explained the fuel card issued by the Texas Council on Competitive Government they would apply for that…

  • Author On Isolation On Death Row To Speak

    The Sam Houston State University Student Legal and Mediation Services Office will host author Betty Gilmore tonight for a discussion and viewing of a documentary on her recently published book “The Darkest Hour: Shedding Light…

  • Aggravated Robbery Over Weekend

    There was an aggravated robbery over the weekend in Huntsville. HPD Lt. Jim Barnes updates us . . . .   Officer Barnes said if anyone has any information on this robbery, call HPD at…

  • B-J Gaines, Jr. To Retire At End Of Term

    You may have heard. Precinct #1 Commissioner B-J Gaines, Jr. will be retiring at the end of his term. We talked with him in the Commissioners’ Courtroom Monday morning . . . .   We…

  • Fair Parade Ahead–Entries Still Accepted

    The big Fair Parade winds through Huntsville this Thursday evening at 7. We talked with Parade spokesperson Stephen Gregory Monday . . . .

  • “Tex 21″ Explained To Commissioners

    At Monday morning’s Commissioner’ Court, Matt Brasseaux, who works for Dean International who are policy consultants for Transportation Excellence for the 21st Century, or TEX-21, familiarized commissioners with the service the TEX-21 organization has to…

  • Head Shots Available For SHSU Students

    With the end of the semester rapidly approaching, many students are beginning to look for summer internships, jobs and volunteer opportunities. To help students make a good first impression when contacting potential employers, Sam Houston…