Articles Posted in the News Category

  • President Trump Addresses United Nations

    President Trump addressed the U-N General Assembly Tuesday. During his speech, he made his views regarding issues with the North Korean regime quite clear . . . .   The president also criticized the Iran…

  • Representative Bailes Comments on New Texas Laws

    As we’ve been telling you, District 18 Representative Ernest Bailes visited Huntsville Monday and addressed the Walker County Republican Women’s Club. He talked about new legislation. There is a new law on “straight-party voting .…

  • Hurricane Maria Update

    Overnight, Hurricane Maria hit the Caribbean island of Dominica with the intensity of a Category 5 storm ripping roofs from homes and causing flooding. Early this morning, Maria weakened a bit into a Category 4…

  • New Waverly Woman Dies in Accident

    The Huntsville Item reports that Sunday morning 20-year-old New Waverly resident Nicole Lauren Billnoske was killed in an accident when she was hit by two other vehicles in Grimes County. Two others died in the…

  • Commissioners Court- Info on Presidential Letter & Upcoming Applicants Briefing

    At Commissioners’ Court Special Session Monday afternoon, Walker County Judge Danny Pierce read a letter given to him by Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis . . . .   County EMC Butch Davis commented .…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. Tonight the council will have hearings regarding amending various articles of the Development Code. The “Consent Agenda” includes authorization…

  • Kat Safety Bash Features Interactive Demonstrations

    The big fourth Annual Kat Safety Bash is going to be held tonight from 6 to 8 on the north end of the Bower Stadium parking lot. They’ll have over 30 safety vendors out there,…

  • Representative Bailes Speaks to Walker County Republican Women

    Monday, District 18 State Representative Ernest Bailes spoke to Walker County Republican Women about recent legislation and issues covering maternal mobidity rates, Uber in Huntsville, school finance, teacher pay raises and seat belts on buses.…

  • Maria–Now a Hurricane

    On Sunday, Maria became a hurricane and was predicted to grow a lot stronger over the next 48 hours. It is expected to go along a path that would take it close to several islands…

  • Eleven Hurt in I-45 Accident over Weekend

    New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department firefigther Jimmy Williams reports that Saturday evening an accident on I-45 sent 11 people to Huntsville Memorial Hospital.  Seven vehicles involved in the accident near a weekend construction zone led…