Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster Meeting Today

    The first meeting to form the “Walker County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster” is scheduled for this afternoon. The meeting will be held at the Walker County Storm Shelter on Highway 75 North at 5:30.…

  • Texas Forest Service Employees Return Home From New York

    A contingent of Texas A&M Forest Service emergency responders will return home Wednesday, January 16th, after a three-week assignment assisting residents affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York. The employees are part of the 39-member…

  • Kris Kristofferson Lives and Writes Without Regret

    Kris Kristofferson Lives and Writes Without Regret

    The title track from Kris Kristofferson‘s excellent new album, Feeling Mortal, delivers a perfect summation. “Here today and gone tomorrow is the way it’s gotta be/With an empty blue horizon for as far as I…

  • Local Apartment Shooting Update

    At approximately 4:20 p.m. on Sunday, January 13th, Huntsville Police Officers responded to a shooting call at a local apartment complex located in the 2400 block of Montgomery Road. Upon investigation, officers determined that an…

  • OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Sings to You, Not at You

    OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw Sings to You, Not at You

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Only a very well-established country singer would say he doesn’t want to record…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Raves About the Katniss Perspective

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Raves About the Katniss Perspective

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Taylor Swift didn’t win the Golden Globe she was nominated for at Sunday…

  • OFFSTAGE: The Surgeon Behind Dierks Bentley’s Dog Rescue

    OFFSTAGE: The Surgeon Behind Dierks Bentley’s Dog Rescue

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Let’s all give a big country round of applause for orthopedic surgeon Dr.…

  • Around the Web: Kenny Chesney Adds New Summer Shows

    Around the Web: Kenny Chesney Adds New Summer Shows

    Kenny Chesney extends his No Shoes Nation tour to 48 dates. Miranda Lambert and ACM Lifting Lives take up the MuttNation cause. Vince Gill and Emmylou Harris will lead the “All for the Hall” fundraiser.…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet at the courthouse for a regular session at nine this morning. Walker County District Attorney David Weeks will discuss approval of moving funds currently budgeted for an Investigator I position to…

  • More Meetings for HISD’s Long-Range Facilities Planning Ahead

    As HISD continues to fine-tune long-range facilities planning, Superintendent Dr. Steve Johnson says several meetings are still ahead . . . . WORKSHOPS1-11-13 We’ll pass along meeting dates as we receive them.