Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Governor Abbott Announces Rebuild Texas Website for Communities

    Governor Greg Abbott today announced the launch by the Governor’s Commission of www.RebuildTexas.Today, a real-time information resource for local officials in the communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. The website will provide the most current and…

  • Huntsville ISD Hornet’s Nest- 9/13

    Here is the Hunstville ISD’s Hornet’s Nest Report for 9/13/2017.   Sponsored by Wiesner of Huntsville.

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the day shift Monday there was a report of a known person sexually assaulting a victim in the 100 block of I-45 South. A theft by an unknown person was…

  • Texas Expands Food Benefits for Harvey Victims

    Governor Greg Abbott has announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will begin offering disaster food relief, commonly known as D-SNAP, for victims of Hurricane Harvey starting Wednesday, September 13 (today). The…

  • Animal Funds Donated to OEM Animal Issues Committee

    At this weeks regular session of Walker County Commissioners’ Court, Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis requested that commissioners accept donations totaling $1,250 for the OEM Animal Issues Committee . . . .   Commissioner White…

  • Houston Food Truck Returns September 30th

    The Mobile Food Truck from the Houston food Bank is returning to town on September 30th.  The Huntsville Junior Service League is happy to partner with Huntsville Church of Christ to bring fresh produce to…

  • Texting While Driving Illegal in Texas

    This month, texting while driving became illegal across the state of Texas as the result of a new texting-while-driving ban passed during the 85th Texas Legislative Session. The law prohibits motorists from reading, writing or…

  • House Foreign Affairs Committee Holds North Korean Nuclear Program Hearing

    Tuesday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee met to investigate the North Korean Nuclear Program. Trade and financial sanctions of the DPRK were, of course, discussed at length. A revealing window on China’s true dealings in…

  • Commissioners Approve Budget & Tax Rate

    In their regular session Monday, Walker County Commissioners took a record vote approving a new budget and tax rate. The budget total in dollars is $35,119,502 – that’s a 3.42% increase over last year. The…

  • Irma Update

    The aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln and two additional ships were sent to the Florida Keys by the U-S Navy to aid with search-and-rescue operations after the area was hit by Hurricane Irma. There was much…