Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Insurance Tips For Hurricane Season

    Hurricane season begins June 1st. The Texas Department of Insurance offers a checklist to make sure you’re covered. Review coverage and policy limits. Be sure your homeowners or commercial property policy provides enough coverage to…

  • Texas Senator Cornyn On Fall Of Ramadi

    From the floor of the Senate recently, Texas Senator John Cornyn said, “ISIL’s latest raid and capture of Ramadi is a significant setback for all of us who seek a stable and prosperous Iraq .…

  • EMC Butch Davis On Hurricane Predictions

    One of our guests on “Around Town” this Weekend was Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis. Hurricane season begins June 1st and we asked him for the forecast for this year . . .…

  • Memorial Day Ceremonies Held At Veterans Conference Center

    Monday night, veterans were honored with Memorial Day ceremonies at the Veterans Conference Center. U-S Army Lt. Col. Champe Miller emceed the ceremonies. Congressman Kevin Brady was on hand and spoke in a salute to…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners will meet at the courthouse for a regular session at nine this morning. Tax Assessor Collector Diana McRae will present the petition for a Local Option Election for Justice of the Peace…

  • HISD Budget Workshop

    At the conclusion of a Budget Workshop, the Board of Trustees last week approved a recommendation for the teacher compensation plan for 2015-2016 to include a minimum salary for beginning teachers to be $42,000 a…

  • Congressman Brady Looks At Social Security

    Congressman Kevin Brady wants to look down the road and put together a financially responsible and lasting social security . . . .

  • Sen. Ted Cruz On Space Bill

    The space race continues. Just this last week, Texas Senator Ted Cruz addressed an executive session of the Senate Commerce Committee. The Cruz-Nelson-Peters Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act is now out of committee and to…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday a vehicle burglary was investigated in the 2600 block of Milam Street. In the 1000 block of Elm, an unknown suspect entered a vehicle and stole…

  • Fire Destroys Mobile Home

    Fire destroyed a single-wide mobile home Wednesday afternoon in the 300 block of Sowell Drive. No one was at home when the blaze got underway. The American Red Cross is assisting the people who lived…