Articles Posted in 2013

  • City Candidate Forum Tonight

    SHSU’s Student Government Association will have a candidate forum at six this evening in Room 140 of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Building at 1901 Avenue I. Four council ward seats are on…

  • District Judge Blocks Abortion Provisions

    A U-S district judge has stopped the implementation of two provisions of Texas House Bill #2 opposed by abortion providers saying that they could put an undue burden on women and are therefore unconstitutional. He…

  • Sam Houston Tea Party Presents KrisAnne Hall Tonight

    The Sam Houston Tea Party will host special event speaker KrisAnne Hall tonight from 6:30 to 8:00 at the Walker Education Center. An attorney and former prosecutor, KrisAnne Hall travels the country and teaches the…

  • Postage Fund Use for Voter Registration Mass Mail-out Approved

    In Commissioners’ Court on Monday, Tax Assessor Collector Diana McRae requested approval to use postage funds for the Voter Registration mass mail-out . . . . MAILOUT10-28-13 Commissioners Approved. The mass mailout will take place…

  • Early Voting Update

    Tax Assessor Collector Diana McRae reports that everything has gone very smoothly so far as it relates to the new photo ID law. As of Friday, they have had 772 voters cast ballots during the…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse for a regular session. This morning’s “Statutory Agenda” includes discussion by Cheryl Morris of the approval of an additional six months of salary…

  • Operation Santa

    The Huntsville Postal Service and Huffy Corporation have teamed up for the holidays and are collecting used bikes in any condition. The bikes will be reconditioned by offenders.  New Paint and all new parts will…

  • D-A David Weeks Security Grant Application

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was Walker County Criminal District Attorney David Weeks. His office has applied for a grant for a bulletproof wall in their entry way and a new alarm…

  • SPORTS SHORTS

    SPORTS SHORTS MONDAY 10/28/13

    REVIEWING THE JUST-COMPLETED FOOTBALL WEEKEND…THE HUNTSVILLE HORNETS FELL TO WALLER ON FRIDAY, ENDING ANY HOPES OF THE MEAN GREEN ADVANCING TO THE POST-SEASON PLAYOFFS THIS SEASON. THE HORNETS HAVE 2 GAMES REMAINING, BEGINNING WITH THE…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Obamacare Sign-ups

    The information on the number of Obamacare sign-ups is unclear. Our congressman, Kevin Brady, comments . . . . BRADOBAM10-28-13 Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will testify before the House Energy and Commerce…