Articles Posted in 2013

  • Texas House Passes Abortion Bill

    Monday, Republicans in the Texas House passed a proposed bill that would ban abortions after the 20th week of pregnancy. The bill also stipulates that doctors have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, and it restricts…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. Commissioners will hear an update on the construction of the Walker County Jail. The court will also receive departmental…

  • HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson on House Bill #5

    At the last session of the HISD Board of Trustees, Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson began initial comments on the passing of House Bill #5 in the legislature . . . . JOHNSON#1-6-21-13 Dr. Johnson said…

  • Commissioner White on Budget

    Walker County Precinct #2 Commissioner Ronnie White was our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend. Decisions about the County budget will be made in the coming weeks. We told Commissioner White we knew he…

  • Trinity ISD Board Meets Tonight

    The Trinity Independent School District will hold a regular board meeting this evening at six at the Administration Building. In regard to curriculum and instruction, Steve Brownlee will report on the preliminary State of Texas…

  • Several Hundred Citizens Show Up for “Junkapalooza” Saturday

    At Saturday morning’s “Junkapalooza” community-wide garage sale put on by Huntsville’s Main Street program, several hundred showed up to shop for bargains and visit the Downtown Farmers Market. Local author and founder of the Phoenix…

  • Goree OverPass to Close Beginning June 24th

    Beginning Monday, June 24, 2013, the Texas Department of Transportation will close the Goree Overpass from 7AM until 7 PM, from Monday through Friday. This closure is necessary in order for TxDOT’s Walker County Maintenance…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news on the day shift Wednesday police investigated a residential burglary, once in the morning and again in the evening, in the 2100 block of Avenue J. A vehicle burglary was reported…

  • Technology Plan Discussed at HISD Board Meeting

    The HISD Board of Trustees met last night in a regular session to discuss several issues related to the district. One of the issues discussed was the 2013-16 HISD Technology Plan. HISD Technology Director Tracie…

  • Amendment to Solicitors and Hawkers Ordinance Discussed by Council

    During this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, councilmembers considered for a “first reading” an amendment to an ordinance regarding door-to-door solicitors and hawkers. Police Chief Kevin Lunsford explained the changes for door-to-door…