Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Burn Ban Remains Lifted

    After hearing a report on local conditions from Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis today, Judge Danny Pierce and County Commissioners voted to continue the lifting of the burn ban. The ban is subject…

  • OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Thanks Kentucky Boy for Kiss

    OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Thanks Kentucky Boy for Kiss

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) You’ve got to love the bravado of a 12-year-old boy to first ask…

  • OFFSTAGE: Reading Between Taylor Swift’s Mysterious Lines

    OFFSTAGE: Reading Between Taylor Swift’s Mysterious Lines

    (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 began unveiling additional new music from her forthcoming album Red this…

  • OFFSTAGE: Hunter Hayes Stayed Up Stupid Late

    OFFSTAGE: Hunter Hayes Stayed Up Stupid Late

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) This is how Hunter Hayes reacted to the news that his song “Wanted”…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets Today

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session this morning at nine. Among items on the “Consent Agenda,” is bid approval for tree cutting and disposal, approval of bids for fuel for various Road…

  • Emergency Services District #3 Meetings Scheduled

    Crabbs Prairie Volunteer Fire Department Chief Robert Gray tells us that his department is working again to create an Emergency Service District #3. He said it’ll cover the Crabbs Prairie area and the West Sandy…

  • HISD Board of Trustees Meet Tonight

    The HISD Board of Trustees will meet at the Hawkins Administration Building for a regular board meeting at six this evening. The Board will recognize the “Employee of the Month” and the “Educator of the…

  • Around the Web: Tim McGraw and Civil Wars Reach Austin City Limits

    Around the Web: Tim McGraw and Civil Wars Reach Austin City Limits

    Tim McGraw and the Civil Wars will make their debut on the long-running show. Brad Paisley helps take a festival crowd out of their “Comfort Zone.” Waylon Jennings leaves his final album, Goin’ Down Rockin’,…

  • Traffic Shift on State Highway 19

    On Tuesday, September 25th, weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor will open the newly constructed northbound mainlines of SH 19 to traffic. The northbound inside lane will remain closed, but traffic will be…

  • City Council Executive Session Tonight

    This afternoon at 5:30 the Huntsville City Council will meet in a closed Executive Session with Strategic Government Resources to further discuss the search process and the services needed to assist the City in the…