Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Free Tax Assistance

    Free tax assistance is going to be offered again this year. Local coordinator Dick Morton says the free service by IRS certified counselors will start today and go to April 15th every Monday and Wednesday…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples on Texas Master Gardeners

    Texas Master Gardener Programs can be found throughout the state, including here in Walker County. Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples explains . . . . TEXMASTGRD1-31-13 For more information, call Texas AgriLife Extension…

  • HISD Joint Workshop Held Last Night

    Last night various members of the Huntsville City Council and the City, and Walker County Commissioners, met with the HISD Board of Trustees for a joint workshop to discuss a long-range facilities plan. The plan…

  • Tree Sale Saturday

    This weekend Walker County Proud Communities will be selling trees donated by the Texas Forest Service. They’ll have 2,500 hardwood and softwood trees in quantities and varieties that may be limited. Pecan trees are $2…

  • New Dean of Allied Health at SHSU

    Associate Director of Communications at SHSU Julia May tells us that Dr. Michael Lacourse has been selected to develop a strategic plan for the expansion of allied health programs at the university. He comes to…

  • Kat Club Super Bowl Party at SHSU

    There will be superbowl parties going on around Huntsville and the nation Sunday. There’s one scheduled for SHSU students at the KAT Club on the first floor of the Lowman Student Center Sunday. Kat Club…

  • Senator Cornyn Opposed to Hagel Nomination for Defense Secretary

    The nomination hearing for Senator Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense got underway in Washington Thursday. Our U-S Senator from Texas is opposed to his nomination. He spoke on the issue recently . . .…

  • Joint Workshop at HISD’s Hawkins Administration Building Tonight

    HISD will host a joint workshop between the HISD Board of Trustees, the City Council, and County Commissioners tonight at 6 in the Hawkins Administration Building Boardroom. The topics of discussion will be HISD’s Long…

  • SHSU Receives Recognition for Online Education Programs

    SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt informs us that the university has again achieved high marks in U-S News & World Reports annual rankings of online education programs . . . . shsuonlin1-30-13

  • Jail Construction Update

    At the beginning of the week in court, Walker County Commissioners heard an update on how the County’s $20 million dollar jail project is coming along from Jail Project Manager Eddie Smith. By Monday, the…