Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Supplemental Funding for Grant for Prosecutor Position Approved

    At commissioners’ court Monday, commissioners considered approving supplemental funding for the Grant Awarded by the Office of the Governor to fund a prosecutor position within the Walker County District Attorney’s Office to handle special victims…

  • Sean Hannity & Donald Trump in Austin Today

    Sean Hannity and 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump will be in Austin for an exclusive two-hour event today. Taping starts at 4 PM.  Those attending are asked to arrive early.  Doors open at 1.…

  • Fair on the Square Coming in October

    Chamber Press Release The Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 42nd Annual Fair on the Square on Saturday, October 1st.   We are SOLD OUT of booths already but if you would…

  • HISD Updates

    HISD Campuses will have new start and dismissal times this year.  Gibbs Pre-K, Huntsville, Samuel W. Houston, Scott Johnson and Stewart Elementary will start at 7:55 AM and release at 3:30 PM.  HISD secondary campuses…

  • Commissioners Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a regular session at the courthouse this morning at nine. Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss purchase of office décor for the Emergency Operations Center from budgeted funds.…

  • Hearts Museum Garage Sale Needs Volunteers

    HEARTS Veterans Museum Director Mark Robinson informs us that they need volunteers for their upcoming garage sale which will be September 16th through 17th. There are three specific days during which volunteer help is needed…

  • SHSU Construction Underway on Campus

    You can see it going on, if you drive around the SHSU campus—construction is continually underway. We asked SHSU President Dr. Dana Hoyt to fill us in on “Around Town” this weekend . . .…

  • Trinity ISD Board Meets Tonight

    The Trinity ISD Board meets this evening at six at their Administration Building. They will recognize students and staff for accomplishments. Natalie Barrett will talk about STAAR Testing Results. The Superintendent will deliver his report.…

  • DPS Reminds Drivers to Watch out for School Children

    Begin to keep in mind that school starts today. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) cautions Texans to watch for children who are walking to and from school or waiting for buses. Drivers should…

  • HISD Begins Monday

    At last night’s session of the HISD Board of Trustees, Superintendent Dr. Howell Wright said Students come back Monday, and he’s looking forward to it . . . .