Articles Tagged “Texas”

  • President Obama in Texas

    President Obama is scheduled to attend a memorial ceremony today at Fort Hood’s Sadowski Field to remember three soldiers who lost their lives in last week’s shootings. Tomorrow, the President and First Lady Michelle Obama…

  • Texas Ag Commissioner Staples Update on Garden Seed

    It’s spring, and people in Walker County have begun planting their gardens in hopes of a good crop of vegetables this year. Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples tells us “Texas seed law requires several items…

  • Senator Cornyn Reviews Some Revealing Obama Administration Statistics

    Our U-S Senator from Texas, John Cornyn, delivered a set of revealing statistics from the floor of the senate recently . . . . CORNOBAM4-1-14

  • AFSCME’s Lowry & Governor Perry Express Opposing Views on PREA Act Compliance

    In a three page letter delivered Friday to the US Justice Department, Texas Governor Rick Perry informed the US Justice Department that Texas would not be complying with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). The…

  • SHSU Introduces Free Online Environmental Crime Training

    SHSU Criminal Justice publications coordinator Beth Kuhles tells us, “The Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas launched a free online training program to strengthen civil and criminal enforcement efforts at the local, state…

  • Story Hour at the Library Today

    The Huntsville Public Library hosts Story Hour every Wednesday at 10:45 AM at the library.  This complimentary program promotes emergent reading skills for young children.  Story Hour includes stories, songs, dance and finger plays and…

  • Councilmember Olson Comments on Waiving of Permit Fees

    In order to bring in retail to our part of the Lone Star State the city council has, in certain cases, been waving various permit fees for businesses. We asked Councilmember and Mayor Pro Tem…

  • Early Voting Results

    County Election Director Diana McRae reports a great showing on Friday, last day of Early Voting, with 537 voting Friday, making the total for Early Voting 2,776. This is an increase in voter turnout during…

  • Texas Independence Day & General Sam Houston Birthday This Weekend

    The Walker County Historical Commission, the Sam Houston Memorial Museum, and the Sam Houston Statue and Visitor’s Center will celebrate Texas Independence Day and Gen. Sam Houston’s birthday with a weekend of activities in Huntsville.…

  • Huntsville FFA Attends Annual Texas FFA Day at Capitol

    Huntsville FFA attended the fifth annual Agricultural Education and Texas FFA Day at the Capitol hosted by the Texas FFA Association and the Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas. The Day at the Capitol was…