Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Ebola Update Wednesday

    Fox news reports today that a second healthcare worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for the Ebola virus. The Texas State Department of Health Services confirmed the test but did…

  • Voter ID Decision Put On Hold

    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated the Texas Voter ID Law that a lower court judge had shot down recently. It is a temporary victory for proponents of the Photo ID measures implemented…

  • Safe Routes To Schools Project Discussed At City Council Session

    One of the main topics for discussion at the Huntsville City Council meeting last night regarded awarding a new contract for the completion of the Safe Routes to Schools project. The former contractor pulled away…

  • United Way Contributes To Local Agencies

    President of the Montgomery County United Way of the Piney Woods, Julie Martineau, addressed commissioners in court Monday morning in reference to the amount United Way is donating to helping organizations in our area. A…

  • Hunter Info Update From Texas Ag Commissioner

    Hunting is a big deal in Southeast Texas and the state’s Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says, “It’s very important to check the regulations on the Texas Parks & Wildlife website . . . .”  …

  • Update on Major Accident On Highway 19 In Riverside

    Texas DPS Officer Stephen McNeil has updated us on the major accident that occurred on Highway 19 in  Riverside Monday. Officer McNeil told us that around 11:35 AM Monday a Ford Taurus occupied by two…

  • Ebola Update Tuesday

    The Houston Chronicle reports that the first person known to be infected with the Ebola virus while in the United States has been identified. She is 26-year-old nurse Nina Pham of Dallas. She helped treat…

  • Good Shepherd Mission Needs Food Donations

    They are in great need of food donations at the Good Shepherd Mission in Huntsville. Mission Executive Director Reverend Dave Smith said the fall is the time of the year that they depend on the…

  • Commissioner Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session at nine this morning at the courthouse. Precinct #4 Constable Gene Bartee will discuss for approval the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement for School Resource Officers. The Maintenance committee…

  • City Council Meets Today

    The Huntsville City Council will meet this afternoon and tonight at City Hall. At 4 this afternoon, they will hold a workshop. At the workshop there will be a presentation and discussion on the City’s…