Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Hillary Nominated at Convention in Philadelphia & Trump Talks to VFW Members in Charlotte

    Hillary Clinton, along with the Democratic Party, made history last night.  The party nominated the first major party candidate for president who is a woman. Her husband, former president Bill Clinton, was enthusiastic with his…

  • HISD Now Accepting Bus Registration

    The Huntsville ISD Transportation Department is now accepting Bus Registration Sign-Ups for students for the 2016-2017 school year. Any student who may need to ride the bus to or from school at any point during…

  • County Clerk Kari French Wins Bright Idea Contest

    Walker County County Clerk Kari French was recognized at the 2016 Annual Conference in Corpus Christi of the County and District Clerk’s Association of Texas for her “Bright Idea” Submission. Ms. French presented a program…

  • New TDCJ Deputy Executive Director Named

    Oscar Mendoza has been selected as the new Deputy Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Mendoza brings more than 37 years experience with the agency to the new position. He will assume…

  • Hospital District Board Meets

    The Walker County County Hospital District Board of Managers will meet this evening at seven in second floor Meeting Room “A.” They will hear comments from the public.  A speaker is required to register prior…

  • Street Improvement Project Starts August 8th

    The City’s contractor, AAA Asphalt Paving Inc., will begin a street milling and overlay project on August 8th on several streets in Huntsville: – Avenue Q (15th to 18th Streets) – University (intersection with 7th…

  • Monday’s Democratic National Convention Reflects Issues with Unity

    On the opening night of the National Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, the atmosphere was not exactly one of unity. Bernie Sanders supporters were angry and vocal in regard to the recent revelation of emails that…

  • Commissioners’ Court Hears Presentation on Interstate 14

    Attorney and Government Consultant Gary Bushell made a presentation on the proposed Interstate 14 to Walker County Commissioners at their regular Monday morning meeting. He talked about the inception of the idea to link several…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift last Friday 23-year-old Caleb Currie was arrested in the 600 block of I-45 South for four counts of delivery of a controlled substance, two counts of possession…

  • Commissioners Discuss Hearts Veterans Agreement on Funding and Hard Key

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday, commissioners discussed the approval of an agreement with the HEARTS Veterans Museum to be given hard-key access to the Storm Shelter and also to consider an additional $5,000 in funding which…