Articles Posted in the News Category

  • House Oversight Committee Questions Jonathan Gruber

    MIT Economics professor Jonathan Gruber distanced himself in a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Tuesday in regard to his former negative comments about the Affordable Care Act, he advised on, by…

  • Senate Report On CIA Interrogations

    Tuesday, the Senate Select Committe on Intelligence Chair Dianee Feinstein presented the statement about her committee’s report on the CIA’s detention and interrogation techniques . . . .   South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham spoke…

  • Strategic Planning Meeting

    Huntsville City Councilmembers were slated to attend and participate in a Strategic Planning Session today in the Huntsville Public Library Community Room. The meeting began at 8:30 this morning. The event is open to the…

  • No Burn Ban Or Fireworks Ban In County

    In Commissioners’ Court, Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis explained the current moisture situation in the county with a Keetch-Byram Drought Index map showing the condition on the ground Monday . . . .…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday a trailer and two mowers were stolen from the 600 block of Highway 190. A known suspect passed counterfeit money in the 2500 block of Sam…

  • HISD Announces Reception For New Superintendent

    The Huntsville Independent School District Board of Trustees and District Administration invites you to a Welcome Reception honoring Dr. Howell Wright, the new Superintendent of Schools. Stop by and welcome Dr. Wright to the district…

  • County Purchasing Director On RFQ’s For Architect & Engineering Projects

    County Purchasing Agent Mike Williford approached commissioners Monday to put together a Request for Qualifications setup for Architect and Engineering, or A & E services, for various repair projects . . . .   County…

  • Bearkats Update

    After FCS playoff victories over No. 11 Southeastern Louisiana and No. 3 Jacksonville State, Sam Houston will take on No. 5 Villanova at 12 noon Saturday, December 13, at  Villanova Stadium in Pennsylvania. The game…

  • Veterans Honored

    The SHSU Military Department and local officials held a remembrance of World War II and Pearl Harbor Veterans and local war hero M-B Etheredge Friday at the main flagpoles at Johnson Coliseum. University Military Chair,…

  • Commissioners Meet This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. County Auditor Patricia Allen will discuss approval of payment to the City for participation in the Trash Bash 2014 for…