Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Historical Commission Office Request Approved

    The Walker County Historical Commission has been seeking more space for their work and asked commissioners again in Monday’s session of the court for office space in the Annex. The Commission’s Lois Blake addressed commissioners…

  • Lunch & Learn Banquet Next Week

    Our local Chamber continues their Lunch & Learn Series next week. Events & Communications Manager Laura Green has the info . . . . CHAMBGREEN2-25-14 For reservations, call 295-8113. Tickets are $15.

  • Texas Schools Litigation Issue

    At last week’s session of the HISD Board of Trustees, Superintendent Johnson updated everyone on the status of the litigation involved between a multitude of Texas school districts suing the state. He said, “The school…

  • Chamber After Hours Tomorrow

    Make plans to attend the next Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Thursday, February 27th, sponsored and hosted by Wiesner, Inc. of Huntsville located at 230 I-45 North. The event will begin…

  • Weekend Shooting Under Investigation

    Monday, Sheriff Clint McCrae confirmed that an unidentified man died from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound at General Sam’s Offroad Park on Bishop Road Saturday around 6 PM. The sheriff reports that, “There was one…

  • Fatalities in New Waverly

    Around 5:30 PM Sunday, the New Waverly Fire Department was sent to a major accident on FM 1375 East about two miles west of New Waverly. Upon arrival, they found a 2001 Mustang had impacted…

  • Website Transparency Discussed in Commissioners Court

    At the Commissioners’ Court regular meeting Monday, County Auditor Patricia Allen explained efforts to raise to an even higher level the transparency of their operations on the County’s website . . . . TRANSPAR#1-2-24-14 Ms.…

  • HISD Board Meeting on Bond Election Tonight

    Tonight at 5:30 the HISD Board of Trustees will meet in the Hawkins Administration Building to discuss whether or not to call for a Bond Election for May.

  • HISD’s Shannon Duncan Receives Media Awards

    Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) members from across the state received honors from the association for their outstanding work in education communications earning various awards. The awards were announced at TSPRA’s annual Star Awards…

  • Early Voting Underway

    County Election Officer Diana McRae informs us that there was a steady turnout during the first week of Early Voting. Her department expects increased numbers this week which is the last week of Early Voting…