Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • 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…

  • Emergency Services District #3 Meetings Scheduled

    Crabbs Prairie Volunteer Fire Department Chief Robert Gray tells us that his department is working again to create an Emergency Service District #3. He said it’ll cover the Crabbs Prairie area and the West Sandy…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at the Hawkins Administration Building for a regular board meeting at six this evening. The Board will recognize the “Employee of the Month” and the “Educator of the…

  • Traffic Shift on State Highway 19

    On Tuesday, September 25th, weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will open the newly constructed northbound mainlines of SH 19 to traffic. The northbound inside lane will remain closed, but traffic will be…