Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session at the courthouse this morning at nine. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss for approval Fuel Cards issued by the Texas Council on Competitive Government…

  • Leatherland Sentencing Plea Deal Reached

    Thirty-seven-year-old Todd Leatherland pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in January of 60-year-old Linda Bradham at her home on FM 1374. This past week in 278th District Court in a regard to a plea bargain to…

  • Shooting In Huntsville Early Thursday Morning

    According to the Night Shift report sent to us from HPD, there was a shooting in the 1000 block of Avenue J early Thursday morning where unknown suspects shot two victims. According to the report,…

  • Major Fatal Accident In Salado Tied Up Traffic For Several Hours Thursday

    According to TxDOT, on Thursday around 11 in the morning a large tractor trailer hit a beam of the FM 2484 overpass bridge that was under construction in Salado on I-35.. This caused two beams…

  • Investigation of Lufthansa Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz Continues

    An investigation of 27-year-old Andreas Lubitz, the man who is believed to have intentionally crashed a German airliner with 149 other people on board into the French Alps, continues. The German news paper Bild says…

  • TDCJ Pay Raise Under Consideration In Austin

    In our legislature in Austin, things seem to be moving forward for a pay raise for TDCJ correctional officers. We checked in with local AFSCME correctional officer union leader Lance Lowry, and he says, “The…

  • SHSU Jazz Festival This Weekend

    The 5th Annual Bill Watrous Jazz Festival kicks off today at SHSU at the James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center. Director of Jazz studies Aric Schneller updates us . . . .   Aric…

  • YMCA Skills Competition League For Intellectual And/Or Physical Disability

    Huntsville Family YMCA spokesperson Jenna Johnson tells us that there’s a skills competition league for those who have intellectual and/or physical disability. She says, “It allows those who are not able to participate in traditional…

  • Limited Number Of Spots Available For Mutton Bustin’ Contest

    There is still a limited number of spots available for this year’s Mutton Bustin’ contest.  Registration is still going on, and the forms can be found online at walkercountyfair.com/events/2015/mutton-bustin.  Or, stop by Walker County Ace…

  • Germanwings Crash Update

    French investigators have been analyzing the black box that housed the audio recording from the Germanwings jetliner that crashed into the French Alps this week. The New York Times now reports that an investigator says…