Articles Posted November 2013

  • County Historical Commission Archivist James Patton on New Preservation Ordinance

    This week, the Huntsville City Council passed an Historic Preservation Ordinance. We asked Walker County Historical Commission Archivist and Director of the Gibbs-Powell Home, James Patton, about how the ordinance would help out . .…

  • Tenaska Requesting More Water

    At Tuesday’s City Council session, Huntsville’s Public Works Director Carol Reed filled councilmembers in on a request from the development director for the Tenaska power organization in Grimes County near Shiro . . . .…

  • Commissioners Approve H-GAC Case Study

    At Tuesday morning’s meeting of Walker County Commissioners, Commissioners considered approving H-GAC’s Housing and Economic Development Case Study for Huntsville. Over a six-month period, local citizens and leaders met together to discuss issues. Commissioners Gaines…

  • Sam Houston State Bearkat Basketball - Live coverage on 101.7 KSAM & 104.9 The Hits

    SPORTS SHORTS THURSDAY 11/14/13

    BASKETBALL TOPS THE LOCAL SPORTS MENU TODAY. THE SHSU BEARKATS – WITH 2 WINS IN 2 GAMES SO FAR THIS SEASON – HIT THE ROAD TO TEST PRAIRIE VIEW A&M ON THE PANTHERS’ HOME FLOOR…

  • HISD Hornets

    SPORTS SHORTS WEDNESDAY 11/13/13

    THE VOLLEYBALL SEASON CAME TO AN END TUESDAY NIGHT FOR THE HUNTSVILLE LADY HORNETS AS THEY LOST IN THE CLASS 4A REGION III QUARTERFINAL PLAYOFFS. THE HUNTSVILLE GIRLS FELL TO BARBERS HILL IN 4 SETS…

  • City Preservation Ordinance Passed

    At Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, an historic preservation ordinance was up for consideration which allows special designations for landmarks and districts. The ordinance has previously been under lengthy discussion by the council. After…

  • Commissioners Approve Application for Account

    Tuesday morning at their regular session, Walker County Commissioners heard a presentation from Investment Consultant Randall Chenot regarding an insured cash shelter account with First Financial Equity Corporation. Mr. Chenot works out of the Waco…

  • Council Schedule Update

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, City Secretary Lee Woodward, at the suggestion of Mayor Mac Woodward, updated councilmembers on council proceedings in the coming days . . . . COUNCSKED11-13-13 The recount…

  • Jail Construction Update

    The new Walker County Jail is moving toward completion. At Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, Jail Project Director Eddie Smith updated commissioners . . . . JAILREPORT11-12-13 Mr. Smith also reported all water maintaining construction is…

  • Postal Inspector to Speak at SHSU

    During her 13 year career as a U.S. postal inspector, Stephanie Harden worked a wide variety of cases from Oregon to Texas, including mail fraud, mail theft, facility security assessments, analysis of suspicious powders and…