Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Tax Rate Proposed By Commissioners

    Walker County Commissioners voted on a proposed tax rate Monday in court. Walker County Judge Danny Pierce read the agenda item to commissioners . . . . TAXRATE8-11-14 Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the proposed…

  • Robin Williams Found Dead At His Home

    Sixty-three-year old actor-comedian Robin Williams is dead of an apparent suicide. According to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office, Williams was found dead in his residence in Tiburon, California shortly before noon Monday. He was last…

  • Robert Daniel Rodriguez Arrested For Kidnapping And Sexual Assault

    HPD Lt. Curt Landrum reported to us that 29-year-old Robert Daniel Rodriguez has been arrested for the aggravated kidnapping and sexual assault of a young woman in Huntsville in September of last year. Rodriguez is…

  • District Accountability Ratings In For HISD

    On Friday, August 8, 2014, the Texas Education Agency released the campus and district accountability ratings. These ratings are based on the performance of HISD students on the STAAR and STAAR End of Course (EOC)…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets This Morning At Nine

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at nine this morning the courthouse. Comissioners will discuss approving a $2,000 payment to the Walker County Historical Commission for a budgeted match of projects to…

  • Good Shepherd Mission’s Reverend Dave Smith Asks For Community Help

    Reverend Dave Smith, the Executive Director of the Good Shepherd Mission, says the Mission is need of help from the community . . . . DAVESMITH8-8-14 Reverend Smith passed along to us that financial donations…

  • Tickets Still Available For “Diva Night”

    Tickets are going fast for the 5th Annual Diva Night coming up Thursday August 14th in the SHSU LSC Balroom. This is a ladies-only night out sponsored by Wiesner, Inc. of Huntsville and hosted by…

  • “Dust Bowl Motel” Production-The Writing Process

    The locally produced play, “Dust Bowl Motel,” will be presented beginning Friday, August 15th at 7:30 PM at the J. Philip Gibbs, Jr. Centre for the Performing Arts. One of our guests on “Around Town”…

  • Several Arrested In Local Drug Bust

    According to HPD’s arrest report for Wednesday, several people were arrested in a drug bust at a residence in the 2100 block of Sycamore Avenue shortly before 7 PM. Twenty-one-year-old Kaitlyn York was arrested for…

  • TASB Hired By HISD To Help In Search For New Superintendent

    At this week’s Special Called Session of the HISD Board of Trustees, President J-T Langley said the board agreed to hire TASB, or the Texas Association of School Boards, at their last meeting to aid…