Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Senator Cornyn Speaks Out On Illegal Immigration Of Unaccompanied Minors

    This week Texas Senator John Cornyn spoke on the Senate floor about how the president’s deferred action for childhood arrivals has led to skyrocketing numbers of unaccompanied minors illegally entering the United States . .…

  • Walker County Fair Association Elects New Officers

    At the Walker County Fair Association’s annual meeting, members elected several new officers. Rusty Davis was elected president. New vice-presidents include Billy Hirsch, Colt Christian, Sandy Hooks, Sicily Pierce, Jeff Brown and Tammy Winkler. David…

  • SHSU Seeking New Baseball Coach

    SHSU is seeking a new head baseball coach. Coach David Pierce whose leadership and coaching experience help guide the Bearkats to three NCAA Regional contests will be joining the coaching staff at Tulane University this…

  • Commissioners Move Forward On Road Repair Grants

    In a continuing session of Commissioners’ Court Tuesday morning, commissioners heard from GrantWorks representative Mirenda Harris-White who is advising them of the remaining steps in the County Transportation Infrastructure Fund Grant Program to help with…

  • Commissioner Paulsel introduces Resolution To Oppose Proposed EPA Action

    In Commissioners Court Tuesday morning, Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel offered a resolution opposing proposed EPA action. He explained the issue to us . . . . TIMEPA6-10-14 Commissioners approved the resolution.

  • Senator Cruz Previews Bill To Freeze Guantanamo Releases

    This week, U-S Senator from Texas Ted Cruz previewed to the senate his bill to temporarily freeze Guantanamo Bay prisoner releases. In his speech, he asked some very pointed questions about the trade of five…

  • Monday’s Storm Causes Damage Across Our Area

    Monday, severe weather across Walker County caused power outages. lightning strikes, flash flooding   and road closings. The strong winds downed trees in several areas. A stranded motorist at Bobby K. Marks Drive and Bearkat Boulevard…

  • HISD Held Workshop Monday

    It appears that any HISD bond election will be put on hold until May of 2015. Board Trustees held a special workshop Monday.  Board members expressed two of the things against holding a bond election…

  • County Clerk Presents Internal Warrant Review to Commissioners

    Walker County Commissioners met for a regular session at nine Monday morning at the courthouse. County Clerk Kari French made a presentation of the County Clerk Warrant Review. She filled us in on the result…

  • HISD Sponsoring 2014 Summer Food Service Program

    The Huntsville Independent School District is sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program for the 2014 summer. Meals will be provided FREE of charge to children who are 1 to 18 years of age. Adults wishing…