Articles Tagged “October”

  • Ag Commissioner Staples Comments on the GROW Award

    Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples says, “A recent study shows that the number of agriculture jobs will continue to increase substantially over the next few years.” He wants Texas youth to become involved in agriculture.…

  • Hobby Lobby Opening in October

    Hobby Lobby will have their grand opening in the old Wal-Mart building in Huntsville on Monday, October 21st. It’s expected that the new business will bring around 40 to 60 jobs to Huntsville paying $14…

  • Huntsville Man Indicted for Allegedly Threatening Two Witnesses

    Thirty-six-year-year-old Armando Martinez was indicted by a Walker County grand jury on two counts of obstruction or retaliation for allegedly threatening two witnesses who were going to testify against him in regard to a sexual…

  • Texas State Fair Begins September 27th

    The great State Fair of Texas kicks off later this month on Friday, September 27th, and runs through Sunday, October 20th in Fair Park in Dallas. Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples says there’ll be the…

  • CERT Training Scheduled for October

    Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis was our guest on “Around Town” this past weekend, and he tells us he’s real proud of the local Community Emergency Response Team organization. He said they have…

  • TxDOT Approves Funding for Two Construction Jobs in Walker County

    In an ongoing effort to improve safety and relieve congestion, the Texas Transportation Commission last week approved two construction projects in Walker County. A $3 million project was awarded to Smith and Company to overlay…

  • Toby Keith Announces Hammer Down Tour

    Toby Keith Announces Hammer Down Tour

    Toby Keith‘s Hammer Down tour kicks off June 8 in Ozark, Ark., and will feature Kip Moore. Announced Monday (Feb. 4), tour dates are confirmed through early September. Additional stops will be confirmed later. Prior…

  • Texas Forest Service Employees Return Home From New York

    A contingent of Texas A&M Forest Service emergency responders will return home Wednesday, January 16th, after a three-week assignment assisting residents affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York. The employees are part of the 39-member…

  • Country Music Year in Review

    Country Music Year in Review

    There was plenty of good news for country music in the year just concluding. During the first half of 2012, album sales experienced a substantial increase over those of the year before, and Taylor Swift’s…

  • Local Political Chairs Urge Citizens to Register to Vote

    Walker County Democrats and Republicans will debate at the Veterans Conference Center this Thursday, October 4th, at 6 PM. Both political party chairs are urging people to exercise their voting right this November. Republican Chair…