Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioner Paulsel introduces Resolution To Oppose Proposed EPA Action

    In Commissioners Court Tuesday morning, Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel offered a resolution opposing proposed EPA action. He explained the issue to us . . . . TIMEPA6-10-14 Commissioners approved the resolution.

  • Senator Cruz Previews Bill To Freeze Guantanamo Releases

    This week, U-S Senator from Texas Ted Cruz previewed to the senate his bill to temporarily freeze Guantanamo Bay prisoner releases. In his speech, he asked some very pointed questions about the trade of five…

  • Monday’s Storm Causes Damage Across Our Area

    Monday, severe weather across Walker County caused power outages. lightning strikes, flash flooding   and road closings. The strong winds downed trees in several areas. A stranded motorist at Bobby K. Marks Drive and Bearkat Boulevard…

  • HISD Held Workshop Monday

    It appears that any HISD bond election will be put on hold until May of 2015. Board Trustees held a special workshop Monday.  Board members expressed two of the things against holding a bond election…

  • County Clerk Presents Internal Warrant Review to Commissioners

    Walker County Commissioners met for a regular session at nine Monday morning at the courthouse. County Clerk Kari French made a presentation of the County Clerk Warrant Review. She filled us in on the result…

  • HISD Sponsoring 2014 Summer Food Service Program

    The Huntsville Independent School District is sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program for the 2014 summer. Meals will be provided FREE of charge to children who are 1 to 18 years of age. Adults wishing…

  • SHSU Street Closure Notification

    At SHSU, Avenue I along the east side of the Lee Drain Building willl be closed today to allow access for a crane operation at the building.  Vehicles will not be permitted into the area…

  • HMH Concussion Program Tonight

    In their continuing effort to inform the community on health issues, Huntsville Memorial Hospital is having a special program tonight. Spokesperson Margaret Gulledge has the information . . . . CONCUSS6-9-14

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. On today’s “Consent Agenda,” commissioners will approve items for surplus sale. Commissioners will hear reports from the County Clerk,…

  • TxDOT Transportation Planning Meeting Tonight

    TxDOT is seeking pubic input on a long-range transportation plan. Bryan District residents are  invited to offer feedback on a plan to address future transportation needs tonight from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Bryan…