Articles Posted in the News Category

  • City Council Budget Reviewed

    At Tuesday night’s Huntsville City Council session, Finance Director Steve Ritter presented adjustments to the City’s budget overseen by City Manager Matt Benoit. In regard to cost-cutting measures, the budget plan could still eliminate eight…

  • “Welcome to Medicare” Event Scheduled

    If you’re interested in finding out about Medicare, there’s a special event coming up in the area. Huntsville-Walker County Chamber of Commerce President Carol Smith updates us . . . . WELCCHAM8-20-13 To RSVP, call…

  • Library “Back to School Bash”

    The “Back to School Book Bash” is planned at the Huntsville Public Library today from 11 AM to 2 PM. Sponsored by the Texas Children’s Health Plan, parents and kids can enjoy booths where they…

  • Commissioners’ Court Holds Tax Rate Public Hearing

    Monday morning it was a standing-room-only crowd in Walker County Commissioners’ Court, as they held a public hearing in consideration of increasing the tax rate to 67.78 cents per $100 valuation. Those who spoke before…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session tonight at six at City Hall. In a workshop before the meeting beginning at 4:30, the council will hear funding requests from non-profit organizations. On…

  • Regents Add Two Doctorates at SHSU

    SHSU Associate Director of Communications Julia May updates us on a couple of the decisions made at the last TSU System Board of Regents meeting . . . . REGDOC8-19-13

  • HISD Meet & Greets

    Huntsville ISD will host Meet & Greets this week according to the following schedule: Tues., 8/20 Mance Park Middle School 8th grade from 5 pm to 7 pm; Wed., 8/21 Gibbs PreK Center from 4…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Friday the burglary of a commercial building was investigated in the 600 block of 16th Street. On the night shift Friday, drug paraphernalia was found in the…

  • Voters for Lower Taxes PAC Formed

    A political action committee, has been formed in reaction to Walker County Commissioners’ Court proposal to raise taxes. Voters for Lower Taxes, or VOLT, was put together a few weeks ago to influence commissioners to…

  • County Commissioners Hold Public Hearing on Taxes Today

    Walker County Commissioners will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll today and August 26th. The average taxable value of a Walker County homestead…