Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Pre-Fair Beer Garden and Fair on the Square Coming Up

    The Fair on the Square is coming up in Huntsville October 6th. Coming up on Friday, October 5th, there’ll be a pre-fair celebration beer garden. Fair spokesperson Sam Moak updates us . . . .…

  • City Council Holds Public Hearing for Boys & Girls Club

    Tuesday night, the Huntsville City Council held a public hearing. The Boys and Girls Club of Walker County is asking for an additional in-kind funding match in order to apply for a grant from FEMA.…

  • Local Vet Shot in Target Shooting Accident

    Huntsville veterinarian Dr. Basil Long is expected to recover fully after receiving a gunshot wound in the back from what is believed to be a target shooting accident Friday. He was hit in the back…

  • 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…