Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners Approve H-GAC Case Study

    At Tuesday morning’s meeting of Walker County Commissioners, Commissioners considered approving H-GAC’s Housing and Economic Development Case Study for Huntsville. Over a six-month period, local citizens and leaders met together to discuss issues. Commissioners Gaines…

  • City Preservation Ordinance Passed

    At Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, an historic preservation ordinance was up for consideration which allows special designations for landmarks and districts. The ordinance has previously been under lengthy discussion by the council. After…

  • Commissioners Approve Application for Account

    Tuesday morning at their regular session, Walker County Commissioners heard a presentation from Investment Consultant Randall Chenot regarding an insured cash shelter account with First Financial Equity Corporation. Mr. Chenot works out of the Waco…

  • Council Schedule Update

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, City Secretary Lee Woodward, at the suggestion of Mayor Mac Woodward, updated councilmembers on council proceedings in the coming days . . . . COUNCSKED11-13-13 The recount…

  • Jail Construction Update

    The new Walker County Jail is moving toward completion. At Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, Jail Project Director Eddie Smith updated commissioners . . . . JAILREPORT11-12-13 Mr. Smith also reported all water maintaining construction is…

  • Postal Inspector to Speak at SHSU

    During her 13 year career as a U.S. postal inspector, Stephanie Harden worked a wide variety of cases from Oregon to Texas, including mail fraud, mail theft, facility security assessments, analysis of suspicious powders and…

  • Monday’s Veterans Day Observance

    A 2013 Veterans Day Ceremony was held in front of the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum Monday morning. SHSU Military Chair Lt. Col. Robert McCormick emceed the event. The American flag was raised as well as…

  • Council Candidate Requests Recount

    Kendall Scudder, candidate for the Ward #2 City Council seat in the most recent election, has filed for a recount. Scudder’s petition is for a recount by hand. He is concerned over possible voter mix-ups…

  • Heart Walk Fundraiser at El Chico Tonight

    The 2013 Walker County Heart Walk planning committee would like to invite all residents to a special fundraiser today at El Chico Mexican restaurant. From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., a portion of all dinner…