Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Representative John Otto Spoke to Rotarians Wednesday

    Our State Representative John Otto spoke to Huntsville Rotarians Wednesday about budget issues. In the 83rd Legislative Session, Representative Otto was appointed to the House Appropriations Committee and served as chair of the Education Subcommittee.…

  • Public Viewing of 2014 Instructional Materials Coming to HHS

    Huntsville Independent School District is providing an opportunity for viewing and public feedback on materials submitted to the district for adoption in Elementary and Middle school Mathematics, Elementary through High School Science and  Elementary through…

  • Bank Scam Phone Call Alert

    According to a story on KBTX, the Better Business Bureau of Brazos Valley has released to the media that certain automated phone calls that claim they are from Prosperity Bank and seek personal information are…

  • Severe Weather Week Coming Up

    As the time for severe weather in Texas nears, Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis is preparing his department. First with an exercise today and then a drill next week . . . . SEVWEAT2-26-14…

  • The “Art Guys” at Wynne Home Tonight

    Cultural Services Coordinator of the Wynne Home, Linda Pease, tells us that “The Art Guys” are coming back to the Wynne Home Art Center today to talk about their art . . . . ARTGUYS2-26-14

  • HISD Board Does Not Approve Bond Election in May

    At Tuesday’s special called meeting of the HISD Board of Trustees, board members voted unanimously not to have a bond election in May. Board president J-T Langley commented that there are other district issues that…

  • Historical Commission Office Request Approved

    The Walker County Historical Commission has been seeking more space for their work and asked commissioners again in Monday’s session of the court for office space in the Annex. The Commission’s Lois Blake addressed commissioners…

  • Lunch & Learn Banquet Next Week

    Our local Chamber continues their Lunch & Learn Series next week. Events & Communications Manager Laura Green has the info . . . . CHAMBGREEN2-25-14 For reservations, call 295-8113. Tickets are $15.

  • Texas Schools Litigation Issue

    At last week’s session of the HISD Board of Trustees, Superintendent Johnson updated everyone on the status of the litigation involved between a multitude of Texas school districts suing the state. He said, “The school…

  • Chamber After Hours Tomorrow

    Make plans to attend the next Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Thursday, February 27th, sponsored and hosted by Wiesner, Inc. of Huntsville located at 230 I-45 North. The event will begin…