Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council meets for a regular session this evening at six at City Hall. Director of Tourism and Cultural Services Kimm Thomas will have a presentation on tourism marketing strategy. There will be…

  • District Clerk Technology Fund Hearing Held

    Walker County District Clerk Robyn Flowers addressed county commissioners Monday morning during their special session in a public hearing regarding Texas Senate Bill 1685 in reference to the District Clerk Technology Fund. It regards a…

  • No “Burn Ban”

    Walker County Emergency Coordinator Butch Davis and commissioners discussed the possibility of instituting a “Burn Ban” for the county. Davis discussed the Keetch Byram Drought Index figures for the county and other information regarding a…

  • HPD Looking For Men Involved In Check Fraud

    On July 11, 2014, several men described as Hispanic cashed fraudulent payroll checks from Southwood Forest Products (Steely Lumber) at First Financial Bank for several thousand dollars. On August 1, several men again cashed fraudulent…

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session this morning at nine at the courthouse. Today’s “Statutory Agenda” includes a public hearing on Senate Bill 1685 which is in regard to the District Clerk…

  • Way-Finding Signage Meeting At Library Today

    The City of Huntsville Neighborhood Resources Department will hold a special public meeting tonight to gain citizen input on future wayfinding signage for installation in Huntsville. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. in…

  • City Staff To Speak At Walker County Historical Commission Meeting

    A couple members of Huntsville’s City staff will be involved in a special presentation planned for this afternoon. Deputy City Secretary Kristin Edwards updates us . . . . HISTPRES9-12-14

  • Criminal Justice Lecture This Morning At SHSU

    SHSU’s Department of Criminal Justice continues to move forward in educating their students and the public in the criminal justice field. Publications Coordinator Beth Kuhles informs us that this morning the next Beto Chair lecture…

  • Rev. Rafael Cruz To Speak In Huntsville This Evening

    Tonight at 6:45 the Sam Houston Tea Party will present Reverend Rafael Cruz, father of Senator Ted Cruz, at the HEARTS Veterans Conference Center at 455 State Highway 75 North. There is no charge for…

  • HISD Holds Meetings For Input On Next Superintendent

    HISD offered five sessions throughout the day Thursday for local citizens to voice their input on the qualifications and personal qualities the next HISD superintendent should have. The meetings, held in the Hawkins Administration Building,…