Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners get together for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Planning and Development Director Andy Isbell will discuss the approval of various variance requests. County Judge Danny Pierce will…

  • HISD Supt. Steve Johnson Updates School Finance Litigation

    At last week’s session of HISD trustees, Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson updated board members on the status of the school finance litigation HISD and several other school districts are engaged in against the state in…

  • Chief Tom Grisham Comments on Cooking Safety

    At this time of the year there’s a lot of activity in the kitchen and Huntsville Fire Chief Tom Grisham, our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend, tells us that between 43 to 57…

  • HISD Budget Audit Approved

    The HISD Board of Trustees held their regular board meeting last night. HISD received a good financial audit. They received an “unmodified opinion” which CPA Kyle Heinemann from Heinmann & Davis said “is the opinion…

  • City Council Votes to Merge Boards

    By voting on a number of related agenda items, city councilmembers on Tuesday night merged the Beautification Board into the Parks and Recreation Board. Mayor Mac Woodward said, “The only activity that the Beautification Committee…

  • Flu Update

    Texas health officials confirm six deaths from H1N1 in the Houston area. The four deaths at Conroe Regional Medical Center are included in this number. In Harris, Jefferson, and Montgomery counties at least 14 people…

  • Banquet Tickets for Warrior Family Support Center Available

    The banquet for the Warrior Family Support Center is coming up. Chairman of the Veterans Affairs Advisory Board for Huntsville, Wayne Keen, updates us . . . . BANQUET12-19-13 Keen says at the Warrior and…

  • Entergy Texas Completes MISO Integration

    Entergy Texas, Inc. completed its integration this week into the Midcontinent Independent System Operator or MISO, setting the stage for nearly a quarter-billion dollars in projected customer savings in the first decade alone. With Entergy’s…

  • Mysterious Illness in Conroe Results in Four Deaths

    According to Montgomery County Health officials, one of the eight people being treated for what’s been called “a mysterious illness” at Conroe Regional Medical Center has tested positive for H1N1. In 2009, an identical strain…

  • HISD Board Meeting Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will hold a regular board meeting at six this evening. Trustees will recognize students and staff. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” includes the approval of a budget amendment, a Texas Association of…