Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Mayor Woodward with Community Interest Information

    Huntsville Mayor Mac Woodward passed along a few items of community interest at this week’s City Council session . . . . MACREMIN8-21-13

  • Congressman Brady on Obamacare Rollout

    Obamacare is the focus of major controversy in the United States. This week, the question was posed to our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady, “Is Obamacare rollout shaping up to be the train wreck that…

  • Double-Murder Investigation Continues

    The Walker County Sheriff’s Office continues to follow up on leads in the July 24th double-murder in Huntsville of 55-year-old Shanta Faye Crawford and 18-month-old Aiyden Benjamin Lewis. Sheriff Clint McRae released to the media…

  • Eminent Domain Issues Discussed at City Council

    Tuesday afternoon, members of Voters for Lower Taxes, the Sam Houston Tea Party, and Eminent Doom got together at Jaidyn’s Restaurant to sign a petition and talk about their opposition to the possible use of…

  • City Council Budget Reviewed

    At Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, Finance Director Steve Ritter presented adjustments to the City’s budget overseen by City Manager Matt Benoit. In regard to cost-cutting measures, the budget plan could still eliminate eight…

  • “Welcome to Medicare” Event Scheduled

    If you’re interested in finding out about Medicare, there’s a special event coming up in the area. Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce President Carol Smith updates us . . . . WELCCHAM8-20-13 To RSVP, call…

  • Library “Back to School Bash”

    The “Back to School Book Bash” is planned at the Huntsville Public Library today from 11 AM to 2 PM. Sponsored by the Texas Children’s Health Plan, parents and kids can enjoy booths where they…

  • Commissioners’ Court Holds Tax Rate Public Hearing

    Monday morning it was a standing-room-only crowd in Walker County Commissioners’ Court, as they held a public hearing in consideration of increasing the tax rate to 67.78 cents per $100 valuation. Those who spoke before…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. In a workshop before the meeting beginning at 4:30, the council will hear funding requests from non-profit organizations. On…

  • Regents Add Two Doctorates at SHSU

    SHSU Associate Director of Communications Julia May updates us on a couple of the decisions made at the last TSU System Board of Regents meeting . . . . REGDOC8-19-13