Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Commissioners’ Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners will meet for a special session at nine this morning at the courthouse. County Auditor Patricia Allen will discuss claims and invoices submitted for payment. Purchasing Agent Mike Williford will discuss for…

  • TxDOT Plans

    This afternoon beginning at 4, the Texas Department of Transportation will conduct a public meeting to accept comments for updates to the 2015 Unified Transportation Program (UTP), the agency’s plan for project development over the…

  • Life, Liberty And Prosperity Tour Tonight

    The Sam Houston Tea Party will have a special fish dinner and Life, Liberty and Prosperity Tour tonight at the Veterans Conference Center beginning at 5. Tonight, those attending will hear from the Texas Eagle…

  • MLK Day Celebrated In Huntsville Today

    Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. As usual, there will be a special celebration in Huntsville. Program spokesperson Vanetta Mills tells us more . . . .  

  • SHSU Offers Martin Luther King Jr. Week

    SHSU Manager of Communications Jennifer Gauntt informs us that the university’s department of history will pay homage to the upcoming anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, and one of the men who worked to make…

  • Texas Veterans Ap Available For Phones

    At last Thursday’s Wounded Warrior Banquet, Associate Commissioner for Veterans Services, Dr. Suzanna Hupp, filled everyone in on the Texas Veteran App for phones. She said it’s free and can be accessed via your market…

  • Dr. Hoyt Comments On Opportunities for Older Adult Learners

    Sam Houston State University not only offers a chance to get a degree for young students. They’re open to helping adults, who are older than the typical student, earn a degree in their field. We…

  • Meals On Wheels Needs Volunteers

    The Senior Center of Walker County Meals on Wheels program is in need of volunteers to deliver hot meals to home-bound seniors who are unable to leave their homes to come to the Center. They…

  • Martin Luther King Day Garbage Route Info

    The City of Huntsville Solid Waste Division will run both residential and commercial garbage pick-up routes on Monday, January 19, 2015, Martin Luther King Day. The Solid Waste Transfer Facility will also be open for…

  • Wounded Warrior Banquet Held Thursday Night

    A patriotic crowd filled the Walker County Fairgrounds for a sold-out Wounded Warriors banquet Thursday night. The banquet is a fundraiser for the Warrior Family & Support Center in San Antonio. Local speakers included veterans…