Articles Posted in the News Category

  • 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…

  • SHSU President Gibson Comments on Budget Issues

    Our guest on “Around Town” this weekend was SHSU President Dana Gibson. One of the several questions we asked her was to fill us in on how the university budget was going. She said they…

  • SHSU Coach Fritz Headed to Georgia Southern

    Sam Houston State University head football coach Willie Fritz will be the new head coach at Georgia Southern. A press conference is scheduled for today at 11 AM at Georgia Southern in Statesboro, Georgia. Head…

  • HISD Begins Saturday Tours

    Huntsville ISD is opening its doors for Saturday morning Campus Tours for the community to visit the top campuses with identified needs. These tour opportunities will allow local citizens to see for themselves the needs…