Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners Discuss “Old Jail” Appraisal Issues

    Walker County Commissioners hired Erwin & Associates Real Estate Valuation & Consulting to appraise the old County Jail property. Erwin delivered a report to commissioners Monday morning in which he talked about a major issue…

  • Chamber’s “After Hours” Program Features Community Service Credit Union

    Make plans to attend the next Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Thursday, December 17th, sponsored by Community Service Credit Union at their new location at 2526 Montgomery Road. The event will…

  • Christmas Holiday Concert Scheduled

    Scribble this into your Christmas season planner, a Christmas Holiday Concert will be presented by the Huntsville Public Library on Monday, December 21st, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Library’s Community Room. Local…

  • Bearkats Beat Colgate–Head to Alabama Next Weekend

    The Sam Houston Bearkats beat the Colgate Raiders over the weekend in Bowers Stadium by a score of 48-21 in a quarterfinal round of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. Next weekend, the Bearkats will…

  • Tornado Touches Down in Willis Over Weekend

    The KBTX 3 website reports that a tornado touched down in Willis on Saturday between 4:30 and 5:30 PM. Most of the damage was reported near I-45. There was damage reported to the Mueller Building…

  • FM 3478 Flooded Over Weekend

    Sunday afternoon, TxDOT media representative Bobby Colwell informed us that FM 3478 at the Trinity River was closed due to flooding and would be closed for several days.

  • Andy Brauninger Wins Mayoral Runoff

    In the runoff for Mayor of Huntsville, culminating over the weekend., Andy Brauninger was elected to the position with 992 votes over opponent Keith Olson who garnered 788 votes.

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for their regular session at the courthouse at nine this morning. Walker County Tax-Assessor Collector Diana McRae will discuss for approval a payment of accrued leave for two retiring employees…

  • Facilitator David Yebra Comments on SHSU’s Leadership Course

    This past weekend’s “Around Town” program had to do with SHSU’s High Potential Employee Leadership Academy in which various working leaders in the community are exposed to scenarios in which leadership is learned. Participants acted…

  • House Speaker Ryan Holds Weekly Briefing

    In his House Speaker Weekly Briefing last week, Paul Ryan updated everyone on where the House is headed for the new year . . . .