Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a regular session at the courthouse at nine this morning. The Walker County Historical Commission will file a financial report, discuss the approval of Dr. Robin Montgomery as as…

  • HISD Superintendent Dr. Wright Comments on A-F Ratings System

    During the 84th Session of the Texas legislature in 2015, legislators passed House Bill 2804 which changed the accountability system from assessments of Met Standard or Improvement Required to assigned A through F ratings beginning…

  • Council Approves 2017 Strategic Plan

    The Huntsville City Council met on January 5, 2017, to create a new strategic plan to set the course for the City for the year. The updated strategic plan is a flexible document that will…

  • The Come Organization Announces Scholarships

    The COME Organization is pleased to announce that they will be offering two Ruth Finnegan Scholarships for 2017.  All Huntsville High School seniors are encouraged to apply.  Applications are available from the Huntsville High School…

  • Motorcyclist Injured in New Waverly

    New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that New Waverly Fire and EMS crews were dispatched just before 3pm Saturday to reports of a motorcycle accident at the New Waverly exit on I-45 Southbound. Upon arrival…

  • Prescribed Burn Notification

    Prescribed Burn Notification U.S. Forest Service – Sam Houston National Forest DATE: Friday February 10, 2017 START TIME: 12:00 P.M. COUNTY: WALKER LOCATION: North of FS 233, East FS 222 COMPARTMENT #: 50 SIZE: 1,597…

  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Suspension of Trump Immigration Order

    Thursday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a recent court suspension of President Trump’s immigration order which put a 90-day wait on immigrants from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Sudan and Somalia. The order…

  • Congressman Dr. Tom Price Confirmed as HHS Secretary

    Early this morning, the U-S Senate confirmed President Trump’s choice, Dr. Tom Price, for Secretary of Health and Human Services. He was confirmed by a 52 to 47 vote. The congressman is an orthopedic surgeon…

  • HISD Superintendent Wright on Facilities Improvement

    HISD has been looking at improving facilities at some time in the future. We talked with HISD Superintendent, Dr. Howell Wright about the issue recently, and he said, they’ve “been in the process of conducting…

  • City Council Discusses Street Delay Issues

    You can’t help but notice there’s construction going on on Huntsville streets nowadays. At this week’s city council session, Councilmember Joe Rodriguez commented in reference to it to City Engineer Ram Ramachandra. Mr. Rodriguez said,…