Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • HISD Superintendent Dr. Johnson on Start of School

    At Monday’s session of the HISD Board of Trustees, Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson updated everyone on the start of school. He said they were up in enrollment. The enrollment figures for Monday showed 6,324 students.…

  • Commissioners’ Court Discusses Economic and Tax Abatement Policy

    At Monday’s session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Comissioners approved their Economic Development policy and their Tax Abatement Policy. They had help from Marsh Darcy Partners, a consulting firm from Houston, and from a local…

  • Community Planning Meeting Today

    This morning at 9:30 there will be a Criminal Justice Community Planning Meeting held in the Walker County Storm Shelter. The purpose of the meeting is to develop a plan that identifies gaps in services…

  • HISD Discusses “Megalunch” Success

    The HISD Board of Trustees met last night for their regular board meeting. A great deal of time was spent talking about the success of the newly instituted “Megalunch” at the high school. Several students…

  • Commissioners Consider Street Name Change

    One of the many issues discussed at Walker County Commissioners Court Monday was in regard to changing the name of a street. Along with brother Dennis Bullard, local property owner Donna Jackson wants to change…

  • City Council Meets for Special Session

    The Huntsville City Council will meet tonight at 7:15 at City Hall for a special session to discuss applying for, and accepting, if awarded, a request for an amendment to the Texas Department of Emergency…

  • WCSO Relay Team Thanks Relay Participants

    The Walker County Sheriff Office Relay for Life Team would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2012 Relay. They were able to raise $6,474 dollars in just two short months. Their goal for…

  • Burn Ban Remains Lifted

    After hearing a report on local conditions from Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis Monday, Judge Danny Pierce and County Commissioners voted to continue the lifting of the burn ban. The ban is subject…

  • Burn Ban Remains Lifted

    After hearing a report on local conditions from Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis today, Judge Danny Pierce and County Commissioners voted to continue the lifting of the burn ban. The ban is subject…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine. Among items on the “Consent Agenda,” is bid approval for tree cutting and disposal, approval of bids for fuel for various Road…