Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Cowboys Take A Knee

    No one expected Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who supports President Trump, to let his players take a knee during the national anthem. The Cowboys, however, did kneel Monday night in Arizona but not during the…

  • Huntsville ISD Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees will have a regular board meeting tonight at six at the Hawkins Administration Building. The Board will recognize achievement. Tonight’s “Consent Agenda” will include approval of the 2017-18 Texas…

  • Commissioners Discuss Meeting Days

    In Walker County Commissioners Court Monday, Commissioners considered designating the day of the week they would convene regular sessions. Assistant District Attorney Quentin Russell informed them they needed to make a decision that day. He…

  • Brown Bag Lunch Series Coming Up at Library

    Members of the Huntsville City Council generally pass along community events at the close of each regular session. Last week, Councilmember Paul Davidhizar let everyone know that the Huntsville Public Library’s Brown Bag Lunch Series…

  • Commissioner Henry Combines Two Part-time Employee Positions into Full Time

    At Monday’s meeting of Commissioners Court, Commissioner Henry told commissioners he wished to make an employee adjustment in Precinct #4 . . . .   Commissioner White asked Commissioner Henry if the money was coming…

  • Congressman Kevin Brady Comments on Opposition to Disaster Relief Package

    Congressman Kevin Brady issued a statement after a majority of House Democrats opposed the Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 – which includes legislation the Congressman introduced to deliver temporary…

  • Church Shooting Near Nashville

    Sunday, at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch southeast of Nashville, a woman was killed and seven others injured when an immigrant from Sudan began shooting. The shooter has been identified as 25-year-old…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will hold their regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. County Clerk Kari French will talk about adoption of the Sheriff’s and Constable’s fees for 2018 compliance with the Texas…

  • Texas Health and Human Services at Storm Shelter Through Sunday for D-SNAP

    Representatives from the Texas Health & Human Services will be at the Walker County Storm Shelter assisting residents with disaster food assistance beginning today  through Sunday.  This is for anyone in Walker County that was…

  • Illegal Use of Handicap Placards

    HPD Lt. Jim Barnes was our guest on”Around Town” over the weekend. He tells us that people illegally parking in handicap parking spots is an ongoing issue in town . . . .