Category Archives: KSAM News

VETERANS MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY AHEAD

A Veterans Memorial Day service is scheduled for Monday at 7 in the evening at the Veterans Conference Center. The event, free and open to the public, is to honor and remember the men and women who have given their lives for our country. Lt. Col. David Yebra will be the master of ceremonies. The…read more »

STOLEN HORSE CASE SOLVED BY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

On Monday, May 20th the Walker County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a horse had been stolen from a local residence. Detectives immediately began investigating and speaking with witnesses. On May 21st a suspect was identified, and the horse was located in Bastrop County. With the assistance of the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Office, the…read more »

NOAA HURRICANE SEASON OUTLOOK

On Thursday, NOAA held a press conference in Arlington, Virginia to present the 2019 hurricane season outlook which is from June 1st to November 30th. NOAA Acting Administrator Neil Jacobs presented the Outlook. He said, “This includes all activity in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean . . . .”  read more »

RESOURCES NEEDED TO SECURE BORDER DISCUSSED IN SENATE COMMITTEE THURSDAY

On Thursday, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan appeared before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on the resources Homeland Security requires to ensure the nation’s security. The crisis created beginning at our border, and the money and resources needed to combat this issue, may amaze you . . . . McAleenan said,…read more »

WALKER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT BOARD OF MANAGERS MEETS

The Walker County Hospital District Board of Managers met last night at the Huntsville Memorial Hospital to discuss a number of issues. At the beginning of their session, the Board went into closed Executive Session to discuss a potential sale of the hospital’s facilities and the corporation. Immediately following that session, reporters were let into…read more »

POLICE NEWS

In Huntsville Police news looking back over the past several days, on the day shift last Friday Adalia Lowe and Kasha Dowsey were arrested for forgery in the 1300 block of 11th Street. On Friday’s night shift, Bryce Roberts was arrested for DWI and Possession of 2 to 4 ounces of marijuana. On the day…read more »

ROAD CLOSURE ON MAY 28TH

Beginning on May 28, 2019 the County will be closing Paul Dixon Road at the small bridge that crosses Caney Creek. The bridge is located approximately  2 miles west of FM 405. The bridge is being replaced with box culverts due to damage caused by recent flooding. The work will take approximately 26 business days to…read more »

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