Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Primary Runoff Election

    The date of the upcoming Primary Runoff Election is July 31st. The deadline to register to vote in this election is Monday July 2nd. Sample ballots are available on the Walker County website. The early…

  • Commissioners Updated on TxDOT Projects Monday

    At Monday morning’s Walker County Commissioners’ Court meeting, TxDOT Area Engineer David Stephens provided an extensive list of upcoming highway projects beginning in September for Walker County Commissioners to review. Stephens told them there were…

  • County Approves Interlocal Agreement for Capital Case Public Defender

    At Monday’s session of Walker County Commissioners, Attorney Jack Stoffregen was before Commissioners to discuss approval of an interlocal agreement with Lubbock County acting through the Regional Public Defender for capital cases. The agreement would…

  • Fourth of July Celebration Planned for Saturday

    You’re invited to join the City of Huntsville Recreation Services at Kate Barr Ross Park this Saturday, June 30th, to celebrate the Fourth of July with family entertainment and a large-scale fireworks show. According to…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets this Morning

    Walker County Commissioners will hold their regular meeting at the Courthouse this morning at nine. This morning’s “Consent Agenda” includes the approval of a change to the Employee Acknowledgment for the Electronic Communication Device Policy…

  • SAAFE House Crawfest Raises Largest Profit in their History

    The 7th Annual SAAFE House Crawfest was a huge success, raising the largest profit in its history with a sell-out crowd. Over $44,000 was raised thanks to the overwhelming generosity of the community. The SAAFE…

  • Price Going Up Slightly on Child Nutrition Program Meal

    At the HISD School Board meeting, the board approved a Child Nutrition Program Meal price increase. HISD Superintendent, Dr. Steve Johnson, informed the board that a section of the 2010 Health and Hunger-Free Act indicates…

  • Bubba Miller on Rodeo Team Training

    You’ve probably heard about the great job the SHSU Rodeo team did out at the National College Finals in Wyoming. The men’s team came out number two in the nation, their women’s team was third…

  • Declaration of Independence Reading Planned

    Mark your calendar, on Tuesday, July 3rd, at noon, local members of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and local officials, including Judge Danny Pierce and Mayor Mac Woodward, will take part in a reading…

  • HISD Board Met Thursday Evening

    The HISD Board of Trustees met last night at the Hawkins Administration Building. Following an earlier evaluation of architectural firm bids and qualifications, the Board approved the architecture firm of SHW to determine which HISD…