Articles Posted in the News Category

  • “Free Austin Tice” Campaign

    Texas Native and journalist Austin Tice has been missing since 2012. He was kidnapped, but no group has claimed responsibility. He was last heard of while reporting in Syria. The Global Center for Journalism and…

  • Sidewalk Improvement Grant Application Expanded

    Tuesday, Huntsville City Councilmembers got together in a workshop and regular session to change out, or repeal, a resolution passed last week on applying for a Transportation Alternatives Program grant which would bring some new…

  • Yard Waste Pickup Begins

    If perchance your yard is covered in tree limbs and branches from the big blow that came through here Monday, there is help to cart if off. City of Huntsville Solid Waste Customer Service Rep…

  • Satellite Phone Channel Addition Approved By Commissioners

    In Commissioners’ Court this week, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis moved forward in attempting to expand the emergency communication capabilities of the County. He asked commissioners to approve a Memorandum of Understanding with…

  • Representative John Otto’s Legislative Update

    Our State Representative John Otto reports in his Legislative Update that last week the House passed House Bill 1690, which will relocate the Public Integrity Unit from the Travis County District Attorney’s Office to the…

  • Workshop At SHSU To Share Wedding Planning Tips

    When a couple sits down and begins to plan their wedding, they are often faced with the realization that these celebrations are a lot more expensive than they had previously thought. The Student Money Management…

  • Monday’s Storm

    Monday morning, intense straight-line winds blew through Southeast Texas, Walker County and Huntsville causing widespread damage. Winds blew down a steeple off of Shiro Presbyterian Church. Trees fell on houses from Roans Prairie to Elkins…

  • Walker County Jail Agreement For Montgomery County Inmates Approved

    Walker County Jail Operations Captain Steve Fisher discussed an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement with Montgomery County to house Montgomery County inmates in the new Walker County Jail in Commissioners Court Monday . . . .  …

  • Commissioner Warren Resignation Update

    Monday morning, Precinct #3 Commissioner Bobby Warren told Commissioners’ Court he was leaving the court . . . .   The resignation follows Warren’s recent arrest for DWI in Montgomery County. Walker County Judge Danny…

  • Sheriff Discusses Old Jail Issue

    At Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday, County Sheriff Clint McRae updated commissioners on the Jail Committee’s recommendations for the old Walker County Jail . . . .   Demolition of the Old Jail was decided…