Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Council Schedule Update

    At Tuesday’s session of the Huntsville City Council, City Secretary Lee Woodward, at the suggestion of Mayor Mac Woodward, updated councilmembers on council proceedings in the coming days . . . . COUNCSKED11-13-13 The recount…

  • Jail Construction Update

    The new Walker County Jail is moving toward completion. At Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, Jail Project Director Eddie Smith updated commissioners . . . . JAILREPORT11-12-13 Mr. Smith also reported all water maintaining construction is…

  • Postal Inspector to Speak at SHSU

    During her 13 year career as a U.S. postal inspector, Stephanie Harden worked a wide variety of cases from Oregon to Texas, including mail fraud, mail theft, facility security assessments, analysis of suspicious powders and…

  • Monday’s Veterans Day Observance

    A 2013 Veterans Day Ceremony was held in front of the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum Monday morning. SHSU Military Chair Lt. Col. Robert McCormick emceed the event. The American flag was raised as well as…

  • Council Candidate Requests Recount

    Kendall Scudder, candidate for the Ward #2 City Council seat in the most recent election, has filed for a recount. Scudder’s petition is for a recount by hand. He is concerned over possible voter mix-ups…

  • Heart Walk Fundraiser at El Chico Tonight

    The 2013 Walker County Heart Walk planning committee would like to invite all residents to a special fundraiser today at El Chico Mexican restaurant. From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., a portion of all dinner…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet this evening at six. There will be a public hearing on removing a section on noise control in the Huntsville Development Code. Tonight’s “Statutory Agenda” includes an amendment to…

  • TxDOT Seeking Public Input on Transportation Future

    In an effort to address long-term statewide transportation needs, the Texas Department of Transportation will host the first in a series of meetings to gather public input to help shape the Texas Transportation Plan 2040.…

  • Veterans Day Celebrated Today

    This is Veterans Day across America. Vet’s Week kicks off today on the SHSU campus. SHSU Military Chair Lt. Col. Robert McCormick updates us . . . . VETMONMORN11-8-13 The Veterans Day Banquet at the…