Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • $12,000 in Items Stolen from Adult Probation

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, commissioners discussed what to do about the replacement of stolen items in the amount of $12,000 from Adult Probation. County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford addressed commissioners . . . .…

  • President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe Denounce North Korea Missile Test

    Over the weekend, North Korea conducted a ballistic missile test. This is the country’s first missile test of the year. The missile splashed down in the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan. Japanese Prime…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a regular session at the courthouse at nine this morning. The Walker County Historical Commission will file a financial report, discuss the approval of Dr. Robin Montgomery as as…

  • HISD Superintendent Dr. Wright Comments on A-F Ratings System

    During the 84th Session of the Texas legislature in 2015, legislators passed House Bill 2804 which changed the accountability system from assessments of Met Standard or Improvement Required to assigned A through F ratings beginning…

  • Council Approves 2017 Strategic Plan

    The Huntsville City Council met on January 5, 2017, to create a new strategic plan to set the course for the City for the year. The updated strategic plan is a flexible document that will…

  • The Come Organization Announces Scholarships

    The COME Organization is pleased to announce that they will be offering two Ruth Finnegan Scholarships for 2017.  All Huntsville High School seniors are encouraged to apply.  Applications are available from the Huntsville High School…

  • Motorcyclist Injured in New Waverly

    New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that New Waverly Fire and EMS crews were dispatched just before 3pm Saturday to reports of a motorcycle accident at the New Waverly exit on I-45 Southbound. Upon arrival…

  • Prescribed Burn Notification

    Prescribed Burn Notification U.S. Forest Service – Sam Houston National Forest DATE: Friday February 10, 2017 START TIME: 12:00 P.M. COUNTY: WALKER LOCATION: North of FS 233, East FS 222 COMPARTMENT #: 50 SIZE: 1,597…

  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Suspension of Trump Immigration Order

    Thursday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a recent court suspension of President Trump’s immigration order which put a 90-day wait on immigrants from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Sudan and Somalia. The order…

  • Congressman Dr. Tom Price Confirmed as HHS Secretary

    Early this morning, the U-S Senate confirmed President Trump’s choice, Dr. Tom Price, for Secretary of Health and Human Services. He was confirmed by a 52 to 47 vote. The congressman is an orthopedic surgeon…