Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet at the courthouse for a regular session at nine this morning. Walker County District Attorney David Weeks will discuss approval of moving funds currently budgeted for an Investigator I position to…

  • More Meetings for HISD’s Long-Range Facilities Planning Ahead

    As HISD continues to fine-tune long-range facilities planning, Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson says several meetings are still ahead . . . . WORKSHOPS1-11-13 We’ll pass along meeting dates as we receive them.

  • Pregnancy Care Center Barbecue Scheduled

    Pregnancy Care Center spokesperson Rachel Williford tells us that the center is having a big fundraiser coming up on Sunday, January 20th . . . . PREGCARE1-11-13

  • SHSU Political Science Junior Fellows to Embark on Inaugural Trip

    SHSU Political Science Professor Mike Yawn tells us that his “Junior Fellows” group will begin an eight-day Presidential Inauguration Trip this week . . . . JUNIORFELL1-11-13

  • HISD Long-Range Facility Planning

    This Sunday on “Around Town” our guest will be HISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson. Following several HISD Long-Range Facility Planning Committee meetings, a special Board Workshop was held this week. The committee finally came down…

  • City Receives New Firefighter Grant

    The City of Huntsville has received a new grant for firefighters. City Manager Matt Benoit passed along the details to councilmembers . . . . GRANT1-10-13 The plan is to hire and pay the salaries…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Tuesday unknown suspects assaulted a victim in the 2700 block of 11th Street. On Wednesday’s day shift, police were dispatched to the 700 block of Avenue G…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Plans to Help the Economy

    As the Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, Congressman Kevin Brady has plans to help the economy . . . . BRADJEC1-10-13  

  • Wynne Home to Present “Gallery Talk”

    The Wynne Home Arts Center will present “A Gallery Talk” in conjunction with “Retrospective of Prison Art” in the Brown-Wynne Gallery on Thursday, January 17th, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Stephanie Smither of Houston…

  • New City Manager Benoit Speaks at Rotary Club

    The Huntsville Rotary Club’s guest speaker at their Wednesday meeting was new Huntsville City Manager Matt Benoit. After filling everyone in on his career experiences and viewpoint, he took questions from the audience. He was…