Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners Meet Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet in regular session at the courthouse this morning at nine. On the “Statutory Agenda,” IT Director Cheryl Morris will discuss for possible approval a DPS Citation Importer Consulting Package with…

  • Update on November Elections

    The official date to file to run on the upcoming November ballot is July 27th. Because it falls on a Saturday, candidates must wait until the 29th to file. The deadline for filing is August…

  • Kim McCauliffe Going to Hutto

    Huntsville’s Main Street Program Director Kim McCauliffe is leaving Huntsville to become the new Downtown Manager of the city of Hutto. Ms. McCauliffe focused on revitalizing the downtown area of Huntsville. While in the position…

  • Ramsey Reid to Speak to Walker County Democrats

    Walker County Democratic Chair Cindy Blaylock informs us that a special speaker will be addressing their group tonight . . . . RAMSEY7-19-13

  • Sam Houston Memorial Museum Summer Demonstrations

    Our guests on “Around Town” this past weekend were Historical Interpreter Danielle Brissette and Marketing Coordinator Megan Buro. Megan filled us in on some of the interesting demonstrations they have left to offer this summer…

  • Punctured Gas Line Thursday Night Evacuates Area in Huntsville for an Hour

    Last night around 5:40–contractors, reported to be working on the installation of light posts–punctured a natural gas line at 13th and University in Huntsville. Emergency Management and law enforcement officials evacuated an appoximate half-mile area…

  • HISD Making Efforts to Improve Security

    At their budget workshop this week, HISD Trustees discussed improving security issues on their campuses. Thursday, we talked with Deputy Superintendent Sonny Cruse, and he told us that HISD has “a great relationship with the…

  • Planned Parenthood Closing

    Thursday, Planned Parenthood announced that they are one of three offices in the Southeast Texas area that will close by the end of next month. Planned Parenthood’s offices on Avenue I offered birth control, counseling,…

  • Sam Houston Memorial Museum Plans 150th Death & Funeral Anniversary Event

    The Sam Houston Memorial Museum in Huntsville will be honoring the memory of Sam Houston with the 150th Anniversary of Sam Houston’s Death and Funeral July 26th and 27th. We talked with Museum Historical Interpreter…

  • Fish Fry Fundraiser Today

    The Community Praise Ministry is having a Fish Fry fundraiser to raise money to provide local students with school supplies today at New Life Church on 512 11th street starting around 11 and ending around…