Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Huntsville Music Festival Back

    In the City’s “This Week in Huntsville,” they report that back for the month of April the Main Street Program is putting on the Huntsville Music Festival. There will be a free, family-friendly concert every…

  • Fourth Event To Recall Lives Of Lost Bearkats

    Sam Houston State University has said goodbye to several faculty staff recently, including Thomas Kordinak, professor of psychology; James Carter, professor of political science; Terry Billhartz, professor of history; and Tracy Steele, associate professor of…

  • Cornyn On Taxes

    Recently from the House side of the our legislature in Washington, Representative Kevin Brady emphasized a balanced budget for the United States. Now from the Republican Senate side, Senator John Cornyn follows suit . .…

  • Texas Grand Ranch Subdivision Moving Forward

    At Walker County Commissioners’ Court Monday morning, Jeff Brown from the Jones & Carter civil engineering firm updated commissioners on where the Texas Grand Ranch Subdivision project was right now . . . .  …

  • Arts Commission Funding

    The Huntsville Arts Commission welcomes applications for funding for worthwhile cultural projects in the city. The annual Contract Proposal Workshop will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. at the Wynne Home…

  • “Active 9-1-1″ App For Volunteer Fire Departments Discussed In Commissioners’ Court

    Monday, Crabbs Prairie Volunteer Fire Department Firefighter Justin Baack made a presentation to Walker County Commissioners on the “Active 9-1-1″ app for use by volunteer firefighters in our area. Mr. Baack explained the app worked…

  • Congressman Brady On Budget

    Congressman Kevin Brady comments on a proposed congressional budget that is designed to do a very unusual thing in this day and time–balance . . . .

  • Senator Cruz Announces Presidential Candidacy At Liberty University

    Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz, Senator from Texas, announced his run for the presidency Monday. He addressed a huge crowd of students at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia . . . .

  • County Commissioners Meet

    Walker County Commissioners will meet this morning at nine at the courthouse. Assistant District Attorney Quentin Russell will discuss approval of an order setting County Court at Law terms. County Purchasing Director Mike Williford will…

  • Legislative Update From John Otto’s Office

    In his legislative update, Representative John Otto reports that the Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill 11, a bill aimed at creating a comprehensive long term solution to Texas’ border security problems. Specifically, HB…