Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Holds Budget Workshop Monday

    Commissioners held a discussion on the budget during a scheduled workshop Monday morning at their regular meeting. County Auditor Patricia Allen told commissoners that regarding the certified values that her department “did receive certified values…

  • SHSU Bearkat Camp Begins In August

    SHSU’s President Dr. Dana Gibson was our guest on “Around Town”  this past weekend, and she tells us that to get freshmen and transfer students ready for the Fall Semester Sam Houston State University is…

  • Master Gardners Ask Commissioners For Grant Approval

    At Monday’s session of Walker County Commissioners, Master Gardeners’ Edwin Davis addressed commissioners and asked them to approve an HGAC Leaf-Pro Environmental Program grant for the Master Gardners for $24,000 . . . . MASTGARD#1-7-28-14…

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Talks About Heatstroke In Vehicles

    I don’t have to remind you how hot it has been in Texas recently. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples tells us that “Texas was number one in vehicular heat stroke deaths between 1998 and 2013.”…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. County Treasurer Sharon Duke wlll discuss approving the County Treasurer setting up a branch depository bank in Riverside for use by Justice of…

  • HISD Special-Called Board Meeting Tonight

    The Huntsville Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet at the Hawkins Administration Building tonight at six for a Special-Called Board meeting. Trustees will discuss the 2014-15 Budget and consider selection of a Board…

  • Huntsville Teen Recovering From Accident

    According to media reports, 16-year-old Huntsville resident McKayla Chamberlain is now recovering at home from an accident after her car hit a bridge south of Madisonville Friday. She received second and third-degree burns on her…

  • Trinity ISD Meets Tonight

    The Trinity Independent School District will have a regular Board Meeting at six this evening in the Administration Building. Board members will hear a preliminary Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas report from Luann Gallant…

  • City Manager Benoit Update On Budget

    Last week, Huntsville’s mayor and city council met in a special session for a pre-budget workshop. City Manager Matt Benoit comments . . . . CITMANAG7-25-14  

  • TDCJ Will Continue Lethal Injection Protocol

    TDCJ has responded to the media that they do not plan to change their lethal injection procedures despite the issues with an execution in Arizona. According to a published report, a recent execution of a…