Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet at the courthouse at nine this morning. Commissioners will receive department reports. Commissioners will have a public hearing on the Proposed Budget. They will discuss and vote to set salaries, expenses…

  • Avenue J Street Work Underway

    The City informs us that construction efforts are underway for the new dorm at the south end of the SHSU campus between Avenues I and J. A new 12″ water line is being installed to…

  • SHSU Nursing Program A Success

    The nursing program at SHSU has been a great success. SHSU President, Dr. Dana Hoyt, updated us on it on “Around Town” this past weekend . . . .  

  • HISD’s Dr. Wright Comments On New Courses

    HISD classes get underway today in Huntsville. We recently asked HISD Superintendent, Dr. Howell Wright, what kind of courses had been added to the District’s curriculum lately? . . . .   Dr. Wright also…

  • TDCJ Executive Director Brad Livingston Honored

    The American Correctional Association has awarded Brad Livingston, Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, the 2015 Edward R. Cass Correctional Achievement Award. The award was created in 1962 in honor of Edward…

  • City Is NOT Under Boil Water Notice

    The City of Huntsville is NOT under a Boil Water Notice. Residents may have been incorrectly informed by outside sources that the city was under a notice. City system pressures have been maintained above levels…

  • Water Main Break

    Around 8:30 this morning the City reported that water service has been interrupted on FM 2821, FM 247, and Quality Boulevard due to a water main break.  City crews have been on site since approximately…

  • Robert Daniel Rodriguez Found Guilty

    The verdict is in on 31-year-old Walker County resident Robert Daniel Rodriguez. Thursday afternoon, Rodriguez was found guilty of the aggravated kidnapping of a 22-year-old unidentified woman back in September of 2013. A pre-sentence investigation…

  • Federal Judge Orders State Department And FBI To Cooperate On Clinton Investigation

    Thursday, a federal judge ordered the State Department to work with the FBI to ascertain if any of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s e-mails on her server while secretary of state could be recovered.…

  • Update On Candidates For City Offices

    Position 1 at-large councilmember Andy Brauninger filed with the City Secretaries office on Wednesday to run for Mayor of Huntsville. Mayor Mac Woodward recently announced he would not be running again. According to his City…