Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Iran Nuke Agreement Discussed By House Foreign Affairs Committee

    At Tuesday’s House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the Iran nuclear agreement and its enforcement, arguments became heated at times. At one point, Pennsylvania Republican Tom Marino got into it with Secretary of State John…

  • Mayor Woodward Discusses Not Running For Re-Election

    Huntsville’s Mayor Mac Woodward will not seek re-election in November. He was chosen as mayor in the 2011 election and was on the City Council from 2003 to 2011. We asked him when did he…

  • County EMC Davis Addresses Need For “Burn Ban” To Commissioners

    You probably figured it was coming sooner or later. Walker County Commissioners discussed a burn ban in court Monday morning. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis addressed the court about the issue . .…

  • Raise Approved For Election Workers

    In Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, County Election Director Diana McRae suggested a raise for election workers . . . .   Commissioners agreed to $9 an hour for election workers and $10 for presiding judges.…

  • City Council & TIRZ Meets Today

    The Huntsville City Council will meet in special session this evening at six at City Hall. The council will hear presentations on and discuss the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2015-16, the tax rates and…

  • Great Muddy Escape Event Meeting

    If you’re looking for an event to participate in to help your community, Huntsville Memorial Hospital’s Karen Bilsing passes along some information you need to know . . . .   Karen says, “The ‘Great…

  • Online Privacy Seminar Ahead

    Privacy in cyberspace is becoming an increasingly hot topic in the news as we learn of banks and department stores having credit records hacked. Concerns about tracking devices in cell phones and remote access of…

  • Breaking News–Mayor Woodward Will Not Seek Re-election In November

    Mayor Mac Woodward announced this morning he will not seek re-election in November. Mayor Woodward said, “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve the people of Huntsville on the City Council for…

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets this morning at nine at the courthouse. Planning & Development Director Andy Isbell will discuss addressing standards related to Section #1 of the Texas Grand Ranch Subdivision. There will be…

  • Friday Afternoon Wreck North of New Waverly

    New Waverly firefighter Jimmy Williams reports that the New Waverly Fire Department and Walker County EMS responded to a major accident Friday afternoon involving two pickup trucks that collided at the intersection of FM 2296…