Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Interlocal Agreement On Justice Assistance Grant Approved By Commissioners

    .The County and City continue to move forward in equipping their law enforcement departments with up-to-date equipment. In Commissioners’ Court this week, Walker County Sheriff’s Office Operations Bureau Captain Tim Whitecotton sought approval from commissioners…

  • HISD Summer Food Service Program

    The Huntsville Independent School District is sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program for the 2015 summer. Meals will be provided FREE of charge to children who are 1 to 18 years of age. Adults wishing…

  • TDCJ Hiring Seminar Thursday

    Current hiring opportunities and career benefits for Correctional Officers with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice will be presented at a hiring seminar on Thursday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Texas Prison Museum…

  • County EMC Butch Davis Urges Flood Victims To Register With FEMA

    Maybe you haven’t been in the flooded area of Walker County to see it, but there are several hundred homes that have been flooded by the recent heavy rains and the swollen Trinity river in…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday a car was reported stolen in the 100 block of Hickory Drive. On the night shift Saturday, an unknown suspect entered a hotel room in…

  • Glen Reader Welcomed By Commissioners To Fill Interim Pct. 3 Post

    The Precinct #3 seat on Walker County Commissioners Court is now temporarily occupied by retired insurance agent and lifelong Walker County resident Glen Reader. County Judge Danny Pierce welcome Mr. Reader to the court Monday…

  • SHSU Student Athletes Recognized For Service

    Sam Houston State University student-athletes have been recognized by the Southland Conference for their community service in Huntsville. SHSU won the league’s annual Pop-Tab Collection drive, which raises funds for the Ronald McDonald House at…

  • Fund Set Up For Van Riper Family

    According to an article in the Item, a fund has been set up to aid in paying for the medical bills of 27-year-old Amber Van Riper and her 7-year-old son John Bear who were hurt…

  • D-Day Remembered Over The Weekend

    Over the weekend across America, veterans and their families got together in ceremonies to mark the 71st anniversary of the D-Day invasion that helped defeat Nazi forces in World war II. The invasion started soon…

  • Escaped Prisoners From New York Still On the Loose

    Early this morning 34-year-old David Sweat and 48-year-old Richard Matt were reported to still be on the loose following an escape from the Clinton Correctional Facility in New York. Sunday, a female prison employee underwent…