Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Search Teams Recover Body of Infant Swept Away by Hurricane

    New Waverly Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Jimmy Williams informs us that In a sad ending to one of the most tragic stories to come out of the Harvey disaster, San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Officials announced…

  • Tax Rate Discussed at Council Session

    Tuesday night, much discussion at City Hall centered around the City Council’s consideration to adopt a maximum property tax rate of .3809 per $100 valuation for the 2017-18 fiscal year, as councilmembers heard citizen’s comments.…

  • Hurricane Irma

    The incredibly power Hurricane Irma made landfall early today in the Caribbean islands. Officials on the Leeward Islands of Antigua and Barbuda turned off power and asked residents to shelter indoors. Irma’s path could take…

  • HISD Discipline Discussion

    During last week’s Special-Called Board Meeting of the Huntsville ISD, much discussion was spawned during Director of Accountability & School Improvement, Angee Andrus’, presentation of the 2017-18 District Performance Objectives. Ms. Andrus was merely presenting…

  • DACA Program to End

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced from the Justice Department Tuesday that the DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, will be coming to an end. The DACA program was created by Executive Order by…

  • City Council Meets

    The Huntsville City Council meets tonight at 6 at City Hall.  The public is invited to attend.

  • Kevin Brady Visits Huntville’s Emergency Operation Center–Assistance Approved

    Last Friday, 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady visited Walker County’s Emergency Operations Center to tour Harvey Operations before visiting the Shelter and damage sites in the area. The County was looking to apply for federal…

  • TDCJ’s Jason Clark Comments on Effects of Flooding on TDCJ Units in the State

    We talked with TDCJ Communications Director Jason Clark Friday about the effects of flooding on TDCJ units in the state. He filled us in on the efforts that had to be undertaken . . .…

  • Commissioner Court Meets

    Walker County Commissioners meet for a special session this afternoon at 1:30. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis will discuss taking action on applying for a 2017 Texas General Land Office Community Development Block…

  • Huntsville ISD Resumes Normal District Operations Today & Passes Along Important Campus Concern

    A Huntsville ISD press release reports that Huntsville ISD recently became aware of the presence of mold in specific areas of the Huntsville Intermediate School campus. The district’s Maintenance & Operations Department routinely performs an…