Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Anthony Shore Execution Halted Until January

    The execution warrant for 55-year-old Texas death row inmate Anthony Allen Shore has been withdrawn by a judge as the result of a request from prosecutors who wish to further look into a scheme alleged…

  • City’s Sherry McKibben Addresses Recovery Grant to Councilmembers

    At this week’s regular session of the Huntsville City Council, the council considered applying for a General Land Office Disaster Recovery Grant. Director of Neighborhood Resources, Dr. Sherry McKibben, said the grant concerned floods in…

  • Fingerprint Grant for Sheriff’s Office

    This week, Operations Captain Tim Whitecotton addressed Walker County Commissioners regarding permission to accept a grant for the Sheriff’s Office . . . .   Commissioners approved acceptance of the grant. There were no matching…

  • Congressman Brady Speaks at Rice University on Tax Reform

    Wednesday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady spoke at a round table, “Reforming the U.S. Tax Code,” hosted by the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. He discussed proposed tax reform…

  • Huntsville ISD’s Hornet’s Nest for 10/18/2017

    Here is this week’s Hornet’s Nest with HISD’s Shannon Duncan and Bryan Reeder   Sponsored by Wiesner of Huntsville

  • Mayor Thanks Hurricane Harvey Volunteers

    Hurricane Harvey volunteers were honored with a reception before the beginning of the City Council’s regular session at City Hall Tuesday. During the regular session, Mayor Andy Brauninger thanked Emergency Management Coordinators for both the…

  • Veterans Job Event

    Mark your calendars if you’re a veteran looking for employment. Workforce Solutions Jenny Johnson informs us that veterans and their families are invited to their 6th Annual “Red, White & You” hiring event job fair…

  • Storm Event Update

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners discussed FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program for Hurricane Harvey. Walker County Emergency Management Coordinator Butch Davis talked about the damage they were focusing on . . . .   Work includes…

  • City Manager Matt Benoit Gets Pay Raise

    At the Huntsville City Council’s regular session last night, councilmembers approved a 2.5% raise for City Manager Matt Benoit–raising his annual salary to $167,216. All councilmembers present and the mayor voted “for” the pay raise.…

  • Road Closing

    Administrative Assistant for Road and Bridge Precinct #3, Luciann Smith, informs us that today Wood Farm Rd will be closed from 8am to 10 am, from Hwy 19 (south entrance) to Horseshoe Lake Rd,  to…