Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Library “Back to School Bash”

    The “Back to School Book Bash” is planned at the Huntsville Public Library today from 11 AM to 2 PM. Sponsored by the Texas Children’s Health Plan, parents and kids can enjoy booths where they…

  • Commissioners’ Court Holds Tax Rate Public Hearing

    Monday morning it was a standing-room-only crowd in Walker County Commissioners’ Court, as they held a public hearing in consideration of increasing the tax rate to 67.78 cents per $100 valuation. Those who spoke before…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. In a workshop before the meeting beginning at 4:30, the council will hear funding requests from non-profit organizations. On…

  • Regents Add Two Doctorates at SHSU

    SHSU Associate Director of Communications Julia May updates us on a couple of the decisions made at the last TSU System Board of Regents meeting . . . . REGDOC8-19-13

  • HISD Meet & Greets

    Huntsville ISD will host Meet & Greets this week according to the following schedule: Tues., 8/20 Mance Park Middle School 8th grade from 5 pm to 7 pm; Wed., 8/21 Gibbs PreK Center from 4…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday the burglary of a commercial building was investigated in the 600 block of 16th Street. On the night shift Friday, drug paraphernalia was found in the…

  • Voters for Lower Taxes PAC Formed

    A political action committee, has been formed in reaction to Walker County Commissioners’ Court proposal to raise taxes. Voters for Lower Taxes, or VOLT, was put together a few weeks ago to influence commissioners to…

  • County Commissioners Hold Public Hearing on Taxes Today

    Walker County Commissioners will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll today and August 26th. The average taxable value of a Walker County homestead…

  • Military Reserve Building Issue Update

    Last Friday in Alpine, Texas State University System officials agreed to have SHSU attempt to obtain the Military Reserve Building property on Sam Houston by way of negotiation and purchase. TSU officials have decided not…

  • Community Planning Group Meeting Coming Up

    The Walker County Office of Emergency Management continues to work to make our county a better and safer place to live. A special meeting is planned in the future. Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator David Anderson…