Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Mayor to Speak at Republican Women’s Meeting

    Mark your calendars.  On Monday August 21st the Walker County Republican Women will present Huntsville Mayor Andy Brauninger speaking on “Huntsville’s Growth: The Opportunities and The Challenges It Brings” at 6:30 PM in the auditorium…

  • “Burn Ban” Lifted

    At the special session of Walker County Commissioners Monday afternoon (8/7/17), County Judge Danny Pierce announced the “Burn Ban” would be ended as of 5 PM that day.

  • Around Town Program- 8/6/2017


  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this afternoon at 1:30 at the courthouse. County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will talk about Huntsville Memorial Hospital’s use of the Storm Shelter at no…

  • Shiro Shooting Death

    According to KBTX Channel 3 News, the sheriff in Grimes County is investigating the shooting death of 26-year-old Henry Mayen from Shiro Sunday. Mayen died at the scene. Around 6:30 PM, deputies had received a…

  • Brady to Speak Wednesday

    Local constituents are invited to come visit, ask questions and hear Congressman Kevin Brady speak this Wednesday, August 9th, at the City Hall Cafe from 3 to 4 PM. Refreshments will be served.

  • New Driver Course to Combat Distracted Driving

    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced a new one-hour driving course to educate drivers on the dangers of distracted driving.  The Impact Texas Young Drivers (ITYD) course will be required for certain…

  • Trinity ISD Board Members Meet for Budget Workshop

    The Trinitiy ISD will have a special budget workshop board meeting this evening at six at the administration building.

  • Special Counsel Robert Mueller Impanels Grand Jury to Look into Russian Meddling in Election

    Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury to look into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. The Reuters news service has reported that subpoenas from the…

  • School Board Tables Tax Rate

    The Huntsville Item reports that HISD Trustees are tabling adopting a proposed tax rate of $1.18 per $100 valuation. It was reported that it was tabled to allow themselves more time for study.