Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners Move Forward on County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone

    At Commissioners’ Court Monday, GrantWorks consultant Miranda White-Harris discussed with commissioners the finalization of their application procedures for the establishment of a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone. Ms. White-Harris said the Reinvestment Zone is a…

  • Republican Precinct Convention Tonight

    Tonight at six, the Walker County Republican Precinct Convention will be held in the Walker County Storm Shelter at 455 State Highway 75 North in Huntsville. If you voted in the March 4th Republican Primary,…

  • New Jail Opening Nears

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, Jail Project Director Eddie Smith said all the tests on the newly constructed County Jail had been completed . . . . JAILEND3-10-14 Project Director Smith said, “It’s been a good…

  • Chamber Banking Seminars Scheduled

    The Huntsville-Walker Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of banking seminars throughout 2014–the first of which will feature BBVA Compass on Friday, March 28th. Is your bank meeting all your needs whether for your…

  • Congressman Brady Comments on Lois Lerner’s Recent Investigative Committee Appearance

    Congressman Brady comments on ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s second appearance before an investigative committee in Washington . . . . BRADLERNER3-10-14

  • Stores Coming to Huntsville

    Ravenwood Village Shopping Center should be offering local consumers more stores to shop by this summer’s conclusion. The new stores include Ross, Petco, Academy and a women’s clothing shop called Maurice’s. City of Huntsville Director…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. On today’s “Consent Agenda,” are transfers of several surplus items–a 2009 Ford Crown Victoria to Road and Bridge Precinct #1 and to Precinct…

  • Fire Truck Purchase Discussed at City Council Session

    During Huntsville’s regular City Council session last week, councilmembers heard a first reading regarding the purchase of a 75-foot custom cab ladder truck for the Huntsville Fire Department and equipment for $715,000. It’s basically replacing…

  • City & TxDOT Join in Publication

    City of Huntsville Deputy City Secretary Kristin Edwards informs us, “On March 7th, 2014, the City of Huntsville in partnership with TxDOT released a publication outlining the ongoing construction at the Interstate 45/State Highway 75…

  • SHSU Professor Mike Yawn Comments on LEAP Organization

    Our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend was SHSU Political Science Professor Mike Yawn. Professor Yawn tells us that the service organization of academically conscientious students, the Political Science Junior Fellows, no longer exists.…