Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Ruben Ramirez Cardenas Executed

    Forty-seven year old Ruben Ramirez Cardenas was put to death by lethal injection at the Huntsville Unit last night. Cardenas received the death sentence for the the killing of 16-year-old Mayra Laguna in 1997. Ms.…

  • TCEQ Asks Andy Isbell to Join Panel

    This week in Walker County Commissioners Court, commissioners were asked to consider approval of Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell’s acceptance of a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality invitation to take part in the On-Site…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on Monday’s day shift a suspicious incident was reported in regard to a sex offense type call at Gospel Hill Rd and State Highway 75 North. At 16th Street and Sycamore…

  • SHSU Offers New Graduate Certificate

    Few topics dominate today’s public discourse like healthcare. In a rapidly expanding digital media world, health information can often be immense and overwhelming. Employers in the healthcare field need well-trained communicators who can keep up with an…

  • “Lone Star Love Potion” Play Ahead

    The Huntsville Community Theatre will present the “Lone Star Love Potion” in Huntsville this weekend. Community Theatre director Karen Miller tell us all about it . . . .

  • Joint General Election Update

    There was a low voter turnout overall in our joint general election. The reported turnout was only 13.59 percent. In the Walker County Hospital District race, coming out on top were Dr. W. David Toronjo…

  • Special Prosecution Unit Receives Award

    Monday, from the Special Prosecution Unit which the County helps support, attorney Jack Choate announced to commissioners that the Unit had received a special award and asked for approval to spend funds for the award…

  • HEARTS Veterans Museum Banquet Tickets Available

    The HEARTS Veterans Museum is having their Veterans Day Banquet this Saturday, November 11th. There will be a silent auction at 5:30PM that benefits the ROTC Martinez scholarship. The dinner and program starts at 6:30.…

  • Speaker Ryan Talks about Economic Growth

    Speaker of the House Paul Ryan addressed reporters at a press conference about the Republicans tax reform plans Tuesday. Speaker Ryan put a positive spin on their program of growing the economy . . .…

  • General Primary Ballot Filing

    County Chair of the Republican Party Linda McKenzie informs us that the filing date for a place on the 2018 General Primary Ballot is November 11, 2017 until 6:00 p.m. on December 11, 2017.  The…