Articles Tagged “October”

  • Internet Control Issue Looms

    There is much concern that the U-S will lose what internet control they have to less democratic entities internationally. Republican Tennessee Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn addressed the House Tuesday . . . .   The U-N…

  • Voter Registration Open Through October 11th

    Don’t forget. The last day to register to vote for the November 8th election is October 11th. Make sure you get your registration in on time to cast your vote in the November election. Visit…

  • Ag Commissioner Miller on the Texas State Fair

    This year’s great State Fair of Texas is in Dallas from September 30th through October 23rd. Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller says, “The Food and Fiber Pavilion will be transformed and will now be known…

  • City Council Discusses Early Voting Branch Site

    There will be a branch site during early voting for the upcoming November election. At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, Councilmember Tish Humphrey asked City Secretary Lee Woodward if the branch…

  • Commissioners’ Court Budget Workshop Today

    Walker County Commissioners will hold a Special Session for a Budget Workshop this afternoon at 3:30 PM at the Courthouse to discuss the proposed budget for the fiscal year October 1, 2016 to September, 30,…

  • British Voters Choose to Leave the EU

    Jolly “Old” England will remain just that. British voters, in a hard-fought referendum, have voted to leave the European Union. The electoral commission in England reported that 52 percent of the voters chose to leave…

  • Commissioners Decide on State Grant for Matching Funds on Upcoming FEMA grant

    At Monday morning’s meeting of Walker County Commissioners, one of several different natural disasters the County has had to deal with was discussed. The flooding damage in our area in October had been assessed at…

  • Update On State Sales Tax Revenue

    Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $731.7 million in local sales tax allocations for November, 1.2 percent more than in November 2014. These allocations…

  • !980 Jane Doe

    Missing Jane Doe

    The Walker County Sheriff’s Office has given us information on a “cold case” to pass along to local citizens for their possible help. On Friday, October 31, 1980, a white female 15 to 20 years…

  • Early Voting Update

    The total number of voters checked-in for early voting Tuesday, October 27, was 270. This makes for a total of 1352 voters checked-in during early voting in Walker County.