Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Secretary Sebelius Questioned on Website by Congressman

    Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius testified before the the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health Wednesday about the infamous Obamacare website. Secretary Sebelius said 50,000 simultaneous users of the Healthcare.gov website…

  • Comptroller Tax Revenue Update

    Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said that state sales tax revenue in November was $2.41 billion, up 2.8 percent compared to November 2012. Combs said, “State sales tax revenue continues to grow at a moderate pace…

  • HISD Media Release–Incidents at HHS

    Huntsville ISD Reports Incidents at Huntsville High School Huntsville, Texas—December 11, 2013 In an effort to share information related to the events at Huntsville High School occurring on December 10th and 11th, please read the…

  • Primary Election Candidates Set

    The filing deadline is over for a place on the March 4th, 2014 General Primary election ballot. The Republican Party of Walker County reported to us that 24 candidates have filed for a place in…

  • Alarm Ordinance Update

    The City of Huntsville, in an effort to better provide for the safety of its citizens, amended its alarm ordinance earlier this year. The amended alarm ordinance provides for the charging of $30 per year…

  • Jail Construction Update

    New Walker County Jail project manager Eddie Smith’s report on the construction of the facility to commissioners this week was brief, with everything headed in a positive direction . . . . JAILREPORT12-10-13 At this…

  • Rotary Club Meets

    The Rotary Club of Huntsville will meet this afternoon at noon at the Katy & E. Don Walker Education Center. This week’s guest speaker is President and CEO of the Greater Houston Partnership Robert W.…

  • Many Congressman Skeptical on Iran Deal

    Tuesday, members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee questioned Secretary of State John Kerry about negotiations and lifting of sanctions on Iran in regard to their nuclear enrichment program. There was much skepticism among congressman…

  • Riverside VFD Issues Discussed in Commissioners’ Court Monday

    At Commissioners Court Monday concerned Walker County citizen Lee Ashby, during public comment, expressed that he had concern with the Riverside Volunteeer Fire Department in his allegation that there was fraudulent activity within the department…

  • HISD Bond Package Discussions Underway

    The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees and Administration held their first Community Meeting to discuss their current facility needs and the potential for a future bond package at Mance Park Middle School Auditorium last night.…