Articles Posted July 2013

  • Burn Ban Put on Hold Monday

    Walker County Commissioners considered implementing a “burn ban” at Monday’s special session. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis filled commissioners in on the KBDI Index and other authorities’ views of Walker County’s moisture situation…

  • Community Praise Ministry to Hold Fish Fry Fundraiser

    Community Praise Ministry President Vanetta Mills tells us that on Friday, July 19th, the Ministry will be having a fish-fry fundraiser to raise money to provide local students with school supplies . . . .…

  • Election Precinct Consolidation Approved by Commissioners

    At the Monday morning “Special Session” for Walker County Commissioners, the court considered the consolidation of a couple of election precincts according to the Texas Election Code. Walker County Judge Danny Pierce conducted the discussion…

  • HISD Budget Workshop Today

    HISD Trustees will meet for a Board Workshop to discuss the HISD 2013-14 Budget at 5:30 this afternoon at the Hawkins Administration Building.

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session at the courthouse this morning at nine. Commissioners will receive the Walker County Appraisal District monthly report for June 2013. Walker County County Judge Danny Pierce…

  • Dr. Shirley McKibben Updates Neighborhood Stabilization Program

    Huntsville’s Community Development Specialist Dr. Sherry McKibben was our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend. Among many things going on with the City, she updated us on the Neighborhood Stabilization Program . . .…

  • Greg Abbott Announces Candidacy for Governor

    Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott formally announced in San Antonio Sunday that he’s running for governor. The announcement was not unexpected. Abbott has more than $22 million in campaign funds at the ready. Twenty-nine years…

  • Firefighters Train at New Waverly Fire Station

    Twenty-four Firefighters from Huntsville, North Montgomery County, and New Waverly converged on the New Waverly Fire Station on Saturday to continue training in wildfire firefighting and safety. With the summer fire season fast approaching and…

  • Emergency Personnel Appreciation Dinner Planned

    The 12th Annual Walker County Emergency Personnel Appreciation Dinner is scheduled for Saturday, August 3rd, from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Walker County Storm Shelter on Highway 75 North. Traditionally, the dinner is prepared by Usta…

  • High-Speed Chase through Huntsville Wednesday

    Forty-two-year-old Kerry Alan D’annunzio is in the Walker County Jail for charges of evading arrest with a vehicle and evading arrest on foot following his failure to pull over during a traffic stop on Montgomery…