Articles Posted in 2013

  • Master Gardeners’ Program Presented to Commissioners

    Walker County Master Gardeners spokesperson Brenda Lichtman talked with Commissioners at their Monday special session seeking support for an HGAC grant for a program in regard to the appropriate management of garden-related solid waste and…

  • Stage 1 Water Conditions Lifted

    Stage 1 Water Shortage Conditions–Voluntary Restrictions–were lifted in the city on October 18th due to the recent rainfall and the corresponding decrease in water consumption. The City of Huntsville Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan…

  • Commissioners Approve Two H-GAC Grants for Planning & Development

    Walker County Commissioners considered approval of two HGAC grant applications on Monday. County Environmental Officer Robert Knight represented the Planning and Development Department for vacationing Andy Isbell . . . . HGAC#1-10-21-13 They are also…

  • Early Voting Underway

    EARLY VOTING began at 8:00 this morning for the November 5th General and Special Elections.  There are several local entities holding a joint election including the Constitutional Amendment Election and the Local Option Election in…

  • National School Bus Safety Week

    As part of National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 21-25), the Texas Department of Public Safety is urging drivers to obey state law by not passing any school bus that is stopped and operating a…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the Courthouse. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell will discuss approval of H-GAC solid waste grant applications and a planting plan…

  • Sam Houston Statue Visitor Center to Celebrate Tomorrow

    The City’s Tourism Department invites residents to stop by the Sam Houston Visitor Center and Gift Shop tomorrow for a celebration. Director of Tourism Kimm Thomas has the details . . . . SAMHOUSSTAT10-18-13

  • City Manager Benoit Comments on Economic Development

    The new Hobby Lobby on Highway 30 in the old Wal Mart building will celebrate their grand opening at nine this morning. At Thursday night’s “State of the City” presentation by City Manager Matt Benoit,…

  • “State of the City Address” Reflects City’s Success

    A big crowd turned out for Thursday night’s “State of the City” address hosted by the Chamber of Commerce at the Walker County Storm Shelter. City department representatives were on hand at booths to talk…

  • County Receives $3,350 in Healthy County Program Employee Rewards

    This week in Commissioners Court, commissioners approved acceptance of Texas Association of Counties Healthy County Program Employee Rewards of $3,350. County Treasurer Sharon Duke said 81 people completed the health assessment. Account Specialist Erica Wood…