Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Has Special Session Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at 9:30 at the courthouse. Jail Administrator Captain Steve Fisher will talk about approving a contract with Hays County to house Hays County inmates…

  • Texas Attorney General Indicted

    According to Kent Schaffer, an attorney appointed by a judge to the case, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has been indicted on felony charges that purports he mislead investors prior to taking office. Paxton allegedly…

  • SHSU Nursing Graduates Have Top Level Exam Success

    Sam Houston State University’s May 2015 nursing graduates had a 97 percent first-time National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses pass rate, significantly higher than the 2014 Texas pass rate of 81 percent and the…

  • TIRZ Chair Don Johnson Comments on Ravenwood Development Success

    Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Chair Don Johnson was our guest on “Around Town” over the weekend. The Ravenwood Development is in the TIRZ area, and Don talked to us about some of its success .…

  • Congressman Brady Comments On Social Security & Medicare

    Our 8th District congressman Kevin Brady says there are issues ahead for Social Security and Medicare that need to be taken care of . . . .

  • Subcommittee On IRS Targeting Met Last Week

    At a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on IRS Targeting late last week, more examples of unfair treatment of the IRS to conservative groups was examined. In one fairly telling example, Conservative activist attorney Cleta Mitchell…

  • Stuff The Bus & Back To School Rally Scheduled

    Community Praise Ministry spokesperson Vanetta Mills tells us Stuff the Bus is scheduled to be from 8 to five today at the Wal Mart parking lot and Saturday from 8 to 12 . . .…

  • First Responders Emergency Personnel Appreciation Banquet

    The First Responders Emergency Personnel Appreciation Banquet is scheduled this weekend. Walker County County Judge Danny Pierce tells us more . . . .   Tickets are available at the door.

  • TIRZ Board Meeting Held This Week

    The Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board of Directors for Huntsville met this week. We talked with Chair Don Johson recently about what took place in their meeting . . . .   Don Johnson will…

  • Genealogy Weekend Set At Library

    Huntsville Public Library and the Walker County Genealogical Society (WCGS) will host the annual Frances Sprott Goforth Memorial Genealogy Weekend on Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1, in the Library’s Community Room. Friday’s session…