Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Walker County Fair & Rodeo Parade Ahead

    The Walker County Fair & Rodeo Parade will be marching through town tomorrow. Parade Co-chair Steven Gregory has more . . . .

  • County Commissioners Accept Audit

    The County did well on their recent audit. Shelby Lackey from Lackey, Hereford, Lynch, Sellars & Kirkham presented the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. or CAFR, completed by the County Auditor’s staff for the fiscal year…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 500 block of Vicki. In the 200 block of I-45, police looked into a case of an unknown person…

  • Defense Department Press Secretary Comments on Securing Nuclear Materials

    Leaders from around the world will be arriving in the U-S today for a meeting in Washington focusing on securing nuclear material. With all the concern recently about possible “dirty bombs” used by terrorists, Defense…

  • EgyptAir Plane Hijacker Arrested

    According to the Cypriot Foreign Ministry, a man who said he was wearing an explosive vest who hijacked an EgyptAir plane today and forced it to land in Cyprus, has been arrested. At one point…

  • Update on Capitol Shooting

    Sixty-six-year-old Larry Russel Dawson, the man who allegedly pulled out a gun at the U-S Capitol Visitor Center Monday near police officers, has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon and assault on a…

  • Walker County Fair Ahead

    The theme of the Walker County Fair this year is “Country Scenes & Children’s Dreams.” The Fair runs April 1st through the 9th. The Chair of Special Events, Steve Fox, fills us in on some…

  • SM Energy Presents Check to Commissioners for Oil Vehicle Road Damage

    In a special ceremony in Commissioners’ Court Monday, County Judge Danny Pierce thanked SM Energy for a check to pay for repairs to some area roads for oil field vehicle damage. Precinct #3 Commissioner Glen…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the dayshift Thursday a known suspect was reported to have sexually assaulted a victim in the 100 block of I-45 South. In the 200 block of I-45 South, a 23-year-old…

  • County to Hire New Part-Time Maintenance Person

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners moved forward to take care of maintenance issues. As the County has recently directly taken over the running of the Storm Shelter, a new part-time maintenance person was needed for that.…