Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Commissioner Henry Asks Questions About Resigned Commissioner’s Status In County Government

    At Monday morning’s session of Walker County Commissioners, Precinct #4 Commissioner Jimmy Henry raised questions about recently resigned Precinct #3 Commissioner Bobby Warren. Commissioner Henry noticed on a declaration commissioners had to sign that it…

  • River Update & Comments On Grant Application From EMC Davis

    At Monday morning’s Special Session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, County Judge Danny Pierce asked County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis for an update on river flooding for the past three weeks . . .…

  • Legislative Update From John Otto

    In his Legislative Update, Representative John Otto reports that the House and Senate have approved two tax relief measures that total $3.8 billion over the biennium. One measure is a constitutional amendment that provides for…

  • Commissioners’ Court Special Session This Morning

    In a special session of Commissioners’ Court this morning at nine, Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will address the court on several matters. He will discuss for applying for Disaster Relief Assistance After Storms through…

  • Campus Concealed-Carry Approved

    Sunday, the Texas House voted 98 to 47 to approve the “campus carry” bill. A weekend agreement between both houses set up the final approval. The bill allows license holders to carry concealed handguns on…

  • NSA Collection Ability Curtailed

    The ability of the NSA to collect the phone records of Americans in bulk expired this weekend following the Senate’s attempt to negotiate a deal. The bulk collection program, along with other counterterrorism bills, are…

  • SHSU Chief Morris On Police Headquarters Dedication

    Our guest on Around Town this past weekend, SHSU Police Chief Kevin Morris, filled us in on the newly renovated campus police headquarters. It was named after former SHSU police chief Charles W. Tackett .…

  • City Accepting Photo Submissions

    The City of Huntsville reminds everyone that it’s now time to think about their 2015-2016 calendar, and they’d like you to help with it. Submit photos taken in City parks, at City events, or of…

  • HISD Delayed Start

    Huntsville ISD will have a two-hour delayed start today as a precautionary measure due to the amount of rainfall we have experienced recently and the current predicted storm forecasts showing possible flash flooding for our…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Wednesday two thefts were reported–one in the 4000 block of Sam Houston Avenue and the other in the 300 block of Green Leaf Street. On the night…