Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Walker County District Attorney David Weeks Honored

    The hard working efforts of another Walker County citizen has made the County proud. County Judge Danny Pierce informed everyone at Commissioners’ Court Monday . . . . PIERCEWEEKS9-23-13

  • Tax Abatement Agreement Okayed by Commissioners for Chemex Modular

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners approved a tax abatement agreement in Tax Abatement Zone Number One in the New Waverly area between the County and Chemex Modular. Precinct #4 Commissioner Tim Paulsel, who has been working…

  • “Burn Bans” Lifted

    Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis has informed us that the “Burn Ban” for Walker County was lifted at nine this morning. The San Jacinto County Commissioners Court has also lifted the “Burn Ban”…

  • HISD Emergency Safety Drill Today

    Huntsville ISD is conducting a district-wide Emergency Safety Drill this morning.  All campuses have been placed on”Lock Down” as of 9 AM.  Do not be alarmed, this is only a drill to test and evaluate…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will get together for a regular meeting at the courthouse at nine this morning. Today’s “Consent Agenda” includes approval of a 12th and 278th District Court Order for salary and another allowance…

  • Special Council Session Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will hold a special session tonight at six. The special session was called after the events of the September 17th meeting were reviewed, and it was discovered that two motions to…

  • HISD Curriculum Change

    At last Thursday’s regular meeting of the HISD Board of Trustees, board members approved a resolution changing the name of the CSCOPE curriculum system to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Resource System. Before approval,…

  • SHSU MIA/POW Remembrance Ceremony

    The SHSU Bearkat Battalion had an MIA-POW Remembrance Ceremony outside the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum Friday morning. The ceremony was emceed by SHSU Military Chair Lt. Col. Rob McCormick. Melvin White VFW Post #587 Commander…

  • SHSU Alumni Association Charters Bus for “Battle of the Piney Woods”

    Bearkat football fans who don’t want to fight the Houston traffic or pay for parking at Reliant Stadium can catch a ride to the 88th “Battle of the Piney Woods” game with the Sam Houston…

  • Execution Date Set for Jerry Duane Martin

    An execution date for 43-year-old Jerry Duane Martin, who was found guilty of the 2007 murder of TDCJ correctional officer Susan Canfield during an escape, has been set for December 3rd by District Judge John…