Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Speaker Boehner Comments on Job Issues

    December 2013 was the weakest month for job growth in the U-S since January 2011. House Speaker John Boehner, spoke to reporters in Washington following a caucus meeting at the capitol on job issues .…

  • Saturday Morning Robbery

    Early Saturday morning two people were robbed by ten others after they left a party at the Connection at Huntsville Apartments. The victims were from the Austin area. The people robbed told HPD that they…

  • HISD Community Meeting

    Approximately 80 local citizens participated in an HISD Community Forum Monday night at Scott Johnson Elementary School to discuss another possible election on a bond package in May. Last month a community meeting was held…

  • New Walker County Jail Update

    After explaining to Commissioners reasons for additional work required at the TxDOT retaining wall between the new Walker County Jail property and the adjacent TDCJ property, Jail Project Supervisor Eddie Smith presented an update on…

  • Revinvestment Zone Discussed at Commissioners’ Meeting

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners had a public hearing on determining a possible location for a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone. It’s necessary to establish a zone for eligibility in applying for a grant from the…

  • Benefit Lunch & Dinner Planned

    A barbecue chicken benefit dinner to help raise money for medical expenses for Bill and Amy Stewart will be held January 24th at Huntsville Church of Christ on Highway 30 West. Bill is battling colon…

  • Search Underway for New SHSU Head Football Coach

    Following the departure of winning Head SHSU Football Coach Willie Fritz to coach at Georgia Southern, Athletics Director Bobby Williams reports, “The search for Sam Houston’s next head football coach has already begun.” Williams said…

  • “Lone Survivor” Box Office Success

    “Lone Survivor,” the movie based on the book by local Navy Seal hero Marcus Luttrell, was quite successful in its first weekend of wide release. Domestically, the film earned $38.5 million. The film, directed by…

  • Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. Commissioners will hold a public hearing on a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone possibly on Dodge-Oakhurst Road. Judge Danny Pierce will talk about proceeding…

  • Property Acquisition Committee Meets

    A committee put together to discuss the city issue of property acquisition and disbursement policy will meet this afternoon at 5:30 in the City Hall Conference Room. Committee members include Councilmember Ronald Allen, Councilmember Andy…